Tag: Navy

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

We’re fit and ready to counter any threat to the Nation – Naval Chief

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas on Saturday gave the assurance that his men are prepared to ...

AzeezJuly 4, 2017

Navy releases list of successful candidates for Direct Short Service

The Nigerian Navy on Monday released the list of names of successful candidates for its Direct Short Service Commission Course ...

EditorJune 1, 2017

The Defence Headquarters need to provide details on the Navy, Police clash in Calabar

by Alex Onukwue The official word, as it stands, from the clash between officers of the Navy and the Police ...

AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Navy deploys swamp buggies to combat illegal refineries in N’Delta

The Nigerian Navy ship DELTA has deployed swamp buggies to combat illegal refineries in Niger Delta creeks. Commander of NNS ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Osinbajo presides over security meeting (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Acting president Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a security meeting with Service and Intelligence chiefs. Osinbajo ...

AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

DPR intercepts vessel loaded with contaminated fuel in Lagos

The Department of Petroleum Resources has said it seized a vessel, MT JAZI, loaded with 1. 5 million litres of ...

AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

Navy destroys N3bn illegal refineries in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Navy said it has destroyed 40 illegal refineries, equipment and petroleum products. The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Navy seizes N420bn worth of stolen crude oil, illegally-refined diesel

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it has seized 1,078,104 metric tonnes of illegally-refined diesel in 2016. It said 810,725 metric tonnes ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Navy discovers illegal naval training school in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it has uncovered a fake and illegal naval training school in Port Harcourt, Rivers ...

AzeezDecember 30, 2016

Navy arrests 47 stowaways in Lagos

The Nigerian Navy has rescued 47 stowaways from a merchant ship during an operation in the Apapa area of Lagos ...

RoqeebahDecember 15, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] The President is in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari, has just arrived in Lagos accompanied on the visit by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2016

Navy arrests 5 illegal refineries operators in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy said it has arrested five suspects who were in charge of illegal refineries in the Ijawkiri area ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Atiku, a leader with substance – Tinubu | NBA promises to rid judiciary of corruption

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Atiku, a leader with substance – Tinubu – YNaija APC crisis: Amosun, Aregbesola, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

Navy arrests 28 oil thieves

In a bid to rid Nigeria’s maritime of criminals, the Nigerian Navy said it has arrested 28 oil thieves during ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct VP, teacher, 2 pupils

Four persons were abducted on Thursday when gunmen stormed Igbo Nla Model College in the Igbo Nla, Epe area of Lagos State. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 22, 2016

BREAKING: Navy arrests Avengers strike force leader

The Nigerian Navy has arrested a leader of the Niger Delta Avengers strike force responsible for blowing up pipelines, The Punch reports. ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 21, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are the top five stories to monitor today 1. Melaye, Tinubu reconcile The President Of the Senate, Bukola Saraki ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 27, 2016

‘There are no Avengers anywhere’ | Niger Delta youths have a message for FG

The Ijaw Youths Congress (IYC) on Thursday, advised the Federal Government what to do to end the slew of attacks by ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 13, 2016

Why the FG is probing the Navy, Army and Airforce

The Federal Government has revealed its decision to probe the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. According to the Federal ...

Janeth JFebruary 7, 2016

How Nigerian Navy saved ship with ’25 foreigners’ from being hijacked by pirates

The Nigerian Navy has averted an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack and abduct 25 foreign nationals aboard a ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 2, 2015

How the peaceful Biafra protest in Onitsha turned into a bloodbath

What started out as a peaceful protest on Tuesday, December 1, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the continued detention of ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2015

Pres. Jonathan launches 4 new naval ships, promises to rout Boko Haram

by Ranti Joseph President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday at the Naval Dockyard Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos inaugurates naval ships. He assured ...

SolaJuly 29, 2014

Busted! Nigerian Navy arrest ship hijackers

by Mayowa Aboah   The Nigerian Navy ship, NNS Ibusa, has arrested a vessel named MT Itiri in Lagos waters. ...

July 19, 2014

Sen. Obanikoro takes a tour of Nigerian Naval Bases (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Monday, July 14, 2014 Senator Musiliu Obanioro, the Minister of State for Defence, embarked on a nationwide ...

January 11, 2014

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

by Yekinni Shakiru When did an Oyegun, an Ngige, a Fayemi, an Oyinlola, a Boni Haruna, an Okorocha and all ...

November 3, 2013

Sonala Olumhense: Mike Akhigbe shouldn’t have died in America, he was not a great man

by Sonala Olumhense Not only should Akhigbe never have died in America, he may not even have died last week, ...

September 15, 2013

Perfect match: Navy veteran donates a kidney to dying woman after hearing her husband’s street appeal for donor

A devoted husband who spent a year walking the streets with a sandwich board appealing for a kidney donor for ...

June 9, 2013

SEE monster fish that grows up to 50ft long and lives nearly a MILE undersea (PHOTOS)

The giant oarfish, the largest bony fish alive, has finally been caught on camera in its natural environment. Marine biologists ...

February 2, 2013

Heard of bath salts? New video warns of the nightmarish effects of its use (WATCH)

US NAVY A new PSA released by the Navy warns sailors against taking bath salts. Above, the drugged-up sailor hallucinates ...

December 20, 2012

Opinion: Last flight to Port-Harcourt: Did Yakowa and co deserve to die?

by Ayobami Oyalowo Until there is openness and transparency in our government, rumours, innuendoes and hearsays, will forever reign supreme. ...

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