The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency on Monday said it had started rescue operations for the 12 crew members hijacked on Saturday by pirates in Rivers.
The Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, on Friday said the Nigerian military has done creditably well in tackling the numerous security challenges that have confronted the nation in recent times.
Their decision was announced after a joint meeting at the headquarters of the Imo State Police Command in Owerri on Monday
Angry youths on Monday barricaded the Umuikaa Junction on the Abia end of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, protesting the alleged brutality and extortion of from men of the Nigerian Navy in the area.
The Nigerian Navy Ship, DELTA, on Monday in Warri, handed over a vessel laden with 524 metric tonnes of suspected petroleum products without valid approval, to the EFCC.
Dan-Ali gave the assurance on Monday in Lagos while inaugurating 16 patrol vessels, which would be deployed to patrol and police key oil installations within the nation’s maritime domain.
Rear Admiral Mathew Emuekpere, the Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, said the command seized over 13,803 bags of smuggled rice valued at N22.8 million in the past seven months.
Rear Adm. Saleh Usman, the outgoing Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, disclosed this on Monday during a farewell parade organised in his honour at the Warri Naval Base.
The suspects, who were arrested along the state waterways, were alleged to have smuggled the petroleum products, worth about N350 million from Lagos.
The Nigerian Navy has appointed new Principal Staff Officers and Flag Officers Commanding to head various Commands in the country.
The Executive Officer of the Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder in Port Harcourt, Capt. Victor Choji, disclosed this when he presented to newsmen seven suspected illegal bunkers on Wednesday.
Speaking with reporters after inspecting the progress of the operation in company of heads of security agencies and other stakeholders, the Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson, said it was gratifying to report that the Task Force…
The Commanding Officer, FOB, Capt. Yusuf Idris, made the disclosure at Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, adding that the seizure was effected by men of the personnel at FOB on patrol around Mbo river at about 20.48…
Capt. Suleiman Olorundare, the Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Bonny, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
The Chairman, Organising Committee for the marathon, retired Maj.-Gen. Sarduana Davies, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja.
Cdr. Ibrahim Gwaska, the Acting Commanding Officer, Forward Operating Base, Bonny, told newsmen in Bonny that troops arrested the suspects off the Coast of Bonny Island in Rivers.