Tag: Nigerian Navy

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AzeezAugust 19, 2016

Navy gets 30 modern gunboats to battle militants

The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated 30 Nigerian-built gunboats as well as 45 operational vehicles in Lagos, to intensify the fight ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Navy rescues merchant vessel from sea pirates

The Nigerian Navy Ship NWAMBA has rescued a merchant tanker vessel with call sign MT VECTIS OSPREY from sea pirates ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

Navy arrests vessel, destroys illegal refineries

The Nigerian Navy has arrested a Marine Vessel (MV) Star Shrimper for attempting to evade interrogation about the contents it was ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2016

Navy arrests 2 NDA members in Delta

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday, paraded two suspects alleged to be members of militant group, Niger Delta Avengers in Delta ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

Navy arrests 2 oil thieves in Delta

The Nigerian Navy has arrested two suspected oil thieves in Ugbosede community in Warri Southwest Local Government Area of Delta State. ...

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AzeezAugust 3, 2016

Military commences ground assault at Arepo, trace vandals to Badagry

The Nigerian military has continued its clearance of vandals and suspected militants in Arepo and its environs, following five days ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2016

Joint Military Force arrests oil thieves in Bayelsa

The Joint Military Force in the Niger Delta known as Operation Delta Safe (ODS) on Friday said that it has arrested ...

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AzeezJuly 29, 2016

Navy blocks escape routes of pipeline vandals in Lagos

The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had successfully blocked all escape routes of vandals in the Arepo, Ikorodu area ...

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AzeezJuly 21, 2016

Avengers deny Navy arrest claims

Following claims by the Nigerian Navy that it has arrested the logistics supplier of the Niger Delta Avengers, the group ...

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AzeezJuly 21, 2016

Crime suspects handed over to the police are being released – Naval chief

Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral, Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Wednesday accused the police of setting free, crime suspects who are ...

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Azubuike AzikweJune 7, 2016

‘Main coordinator’ of Niger Delta Avengers arrested by Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has announced the arrest of a militant kingpin who is believed to be the coordinator of recent ...

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James SamboApril 14, 2016

Nigerian Navy discovers illegal refinery, arrests 6 vandals (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Navy patrol team, on Thursday, arrested six persons suspected to be engaged in operations of illegal refinery and ...

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Janeth JMarch 2, 2015

Caught in the act: 11 suspected oil thieves arrested with 100,000 litres of stolen crude

by Ranti Joseph The Nigerian Navy on Monday has handed over 11 suspected oil thieves to the Economic and Financial ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

Way to go! Nigerian Navy acquires 4 new warships

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Director of Naval Information, Commodore Kabiru Aliyu, has revealed that the Federal Government has purchased four ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 20, 2014

7 things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Can we take a moment to pray that God would bestow ‘wisdom’ on President Goodluck Jonathan…..Amen! ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

House of Representatives to probe Tompolo’s warships

by Panshak Ibrahim The House of Representatives has stated that it would investigate the six warships reportedly acquired by an ex-militant leader, ...

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YEditorOctober 13, 2014

The Navy’s war against illegal oil bunkering records more success

by Tony Tamuno In what its head of operations, Usman Yahaya, described as a regular exercise, the NNS pathfinder in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Six arraigned by EFCC for fishing in the wrong waters

by Kolapo Olapoju On Wednesday, 24 September, six men were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for unauthorised/illegal ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 9, 2014

Delta youths injure Navy officers in a fracas

by Tony Tamuno A minor conflict which occurred between youths of Ode-Ugborodo community in Warri South-West Area of Delta, and Nigerian ...

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YEditorSeptember 3, 2014

Nigeria’s Navy is on the right track, here is why

by Cheta Nwanze I have always been interested in the military. Heck, as a child, one of my ambitions was ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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October 28, 2013

“The vessel was loaded” – 3 Ghanaians, 9 Nigerians arrested by navy over alleged crude oil theft

by Tutu Akinlabi 12 persons have been arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Navy over allegations of crude oil theft. ...

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August 19, 2013

13 militants dead after shootout with navy

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a brazen show of force, men of the Nigerian Navy, early this morning, engaged a group ...

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August 1, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Oil theft and criminal cartels

by Olusegun Adeniyi And in another country where leaders are actually accountable to the people, several public officials would have ...

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July 19, 2013

How goods worth billions of naira were lost in Coscharis warehouse fire [DETAILS]

by Rachel Ogbu Goods probably worth billions of naira were destroyed by the fire that reportedly engulfed the warehouse of ...

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July 18, 2013

Fire guts Coscharis warehouse in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo According to eye witnesses, the fire started at about 4.00 am. The warehouse located at the Kirikiri ...

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