Tag: Navy

Clearance/Recovery Operation by Navy in Baga, Borno State

AMT Tanimu- June 29, 2021

Special Boat Service personnel of the Naval Base Lake Chad (NBLC) in conjunction with personnel of 403 Special Force Amphibious Brigade and Civilian Joint Task ... Read More

CNS restates commitment to welfare of naval officers

Suleiman Idris- March 29, 2021

Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), says welfare of personnel of the Nigerian Navy remains critical and his administration will take it ... Read More

Navy redeploys 257 senior officers

Suleiman Idris- March 16, 2021

The Nigerian Navy (NN), says the service had redeployed 60 Rear Admirals, 123 Commodores, as well as 74 Captains, following the recent appointments of new ... Read More

Chief of Naval Staff, Unveils Vision and Mission

AMT Tanimu- February 2, 2021

Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has unveiled his vision and mission statements to guide his administration of the Nigerian ... Read More

Navy deploys 6 warships for special military operation in 4 states

Suleiman Idris- September 23, 2020

(NAN) The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships, including 60 gunboats, in a special military exercise to tackle pirates, oil smugglers ... Read More

Maritime security: FOC urges college participants to uphold national interest

Suleiman Idris- September 6, 2020

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, has urged participants of the Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN) Course ... Read More

Council lauds Navy healthcare delivery, recommends Reference Hospital for accreditation

Suleiman Idris- August 30, 2020

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has recommended the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar for accreditation with a view to enable the hospital ... Read More

NIMASA commends Nigerian Navy on new anti-piracy law envorcement

Suleiman Idris- August 24, 2020

Dr Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General/CEO of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has commended the Nigerian Navy for the successful enforcement of the new ... Read More

Navy, NEXIM Bank sign MoU towards opening up inland waterways for International Trade

Suleiman Idris- August 13, 2020

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), to open up the nation’s inland waterways to ... Read More

NIDCOM Chairman congratulates Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in U.S. Navy

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2020

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the U.S. Navy for being a good ... Read More

Naval Command in Yeneagoa flags-off Maritime Operation

Suleiman Idris- July 25, 2020

The Central Naval Command (CNC), of the Nigerian Navy (NN), on Friday, flagged-off a 90-day maritime operation, code named Operation DOUBENI II. Cdr. Blessed Nuhu, ... Read More

Illegal bunkering: Navy siezes vessel, arrests 5 suspects in A’Ibom

Suleiman Idris- July 5, 2020

The Nigerian Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) on Tuesday said that it has seized a vessel used for oil bunkering and arrested five suspects in Akwa ... Read More

Navy hands over smuggled rice, other items worth N15m to NCS

Suleiman Idris- July 2, 2020

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos, on Thursday, intercepted and handed over some smuggled rice, turkey, boats and others items worth N15 million to the Nigeria ... Read More

Illegal bunkering: Navy siezes vessel, arrests 5 suspects in A’Ibom

Suleiman Idris- July 1, 2020

(NAN) The Nigerian Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) on Tuesday said that it has seized a vessel used for oil bunkering and arrested five suspects in ... Read More

Bunkering: Navy seizes 3 barges in Rivers

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

Three barges have been seized by the Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt following an anti-bunkering operation. Capt. Adegoke Ebo, Executive Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) ... Read More

Nigerian Military Promise Adeqaute Security for Oil Pipelines

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has assured Nigerians that the security of oil pipelines remains a priority to the armed forces ... Read More

NDA’s Response to Alleged Absconding of Cadets From Academy

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2017

The Authorities of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) said it fully investigate reports on social media that says some cadets of the academy have absconded ... Read More

UK Trained 22,000 Nigerian Troops In 2016 – British Envoy

Henry Solomon- October 31, 2017

  The British Government said its army trained no fewer than 22,000 Nigerian army personnel in 2016. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister of State ... Read More

Military To Sustain Operations Across The Country, Re-affirms Commitment To Security

Henry Solomon- September 29, 2017

The Defence Headquarters said that it will sustain its various operations and exercises in the North East, North West, North Central, South West, South South ... Read More

NTA NEWS SUMMARY: Buhari Receives Ghanian President

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 14, 2017

    Buhari Receives Ghanian President Critical issues of interest to Nigeria, ghana and the west african sub-region were brought to the front burner as ... Read More