Tony Oli, Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission made the disclosure at the pre-season and tournament news conference on Tuesday in Awka.
The Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
The Flag Officer Commanding, Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Stanford Enoch, has urged officers and men of the command to be security conscious during the Yuletide.
The Nigerian Navy on Thursday said it had dismissed three of its personnel over theft of some equipment belonging to Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, in Warri, Delta State.
Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, stated this on Saturday during the inauguration of a naval medical centre and gulf course at the Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder in Port Harcourt.
Garba said that the three-day exercise would take place in Bayesla and Delta.
Capt. Samuel Garba, Executive Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, made the disclosure on Wednesday while parading the barges and two suspects in Onne, Rivers.
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged piracy related offences.
The command announced this in a statement by its Information Officer, Commander Thomas Otuji, on Wednesday in Calabar.
The Nigerian Navy has denied the latest allegations that some of its personnel collected huge sums of bribes from illegal bunkerers to operate freely in Bille coastal communities in Rivers.
The Nigerian Navy has impounded five barges laden with about 12.8 million litres of petroleum product suspected to be adulterated diesel, an official has said.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that he Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok Ibas, flagged off the five-day conference themed: “Regional Awareness on Maritime Geospatial Knowledge”.
The Nigerian Navy has inducted 57 new officers to join its fight against crude oil theft, sea piracy in the Niger Delta and insurgency in the North East, an official said.