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January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Navy Arrests Nine Kidnappers, Rescues 28 Victims In Kaduna

    Troops of the Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, have arrested nine suspected kidnappers, who had allegedly been terrorising communities in Kachia Local Government and other parts of Kaduna State. The troops also rescued 28 kidnap victims, who have been reunited with their families, Daily Trust reports. Rear Admiral Tanko …

  • 21 January

    Tears As Navy Evicts Residents Of Tarkwa Bay

    Nigerian Navy personnel shot in the air on Tuesday as they sought to clear a waterfront community of 10,000 people in the latest mass-eviction around economic hub Lagos. Read Also: Nigerian Police Uniforms Neutralise Charms – Frank Mba Bulldozers rumbled into Tarkwa Bay, a semi-rural area on an island in the …

September, 2019

  • 12 September

    57 Detainees On Hunger Strike In Naval Facility, Says Falana


    Femi Falana, a human rights lawyer, says 57 detainees at the Nigerian Navy facility in Apapa, Lagos, have embarked on a hunger strike to protest their detention without trial.   He said the detainees started the strike on Monday. Read Also: Policeman Used ‘Pure Water’ Sachet As Condom While Raping Me, Says …

May, 2019

  • 22 May

    Navy Arrests Indian, 17 Others For Illegal Bunkering

    The Nigerian Navy said on Wednesday that it had arrested 18 male sailors, including one Indian for allegedly attempting to illegally export stolen crude oil to Ghana. Capt. Adegoke Ebo, Executive Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder Port Harcourt, said this while handing over the suspects and vessels to the …

April, 2019

March, 2019

  • 11 March

    Navy Denies Losing Officer To Electoral Violence In Bayelsa

    Shake up in Navy

    The Central Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Yenagoa, has clarified that the rating officer that died in the command last Saturday  was not due to violence during the State Assembly election in Bayelsa.  Flag Officer Commanding the Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Saidu Garba, made the clarification in a statement made …

July, 2018

  • 24 July

    Naval Officer, Others Arrested For Stealing Tompolo’s Belongings

    Usmam Shaibu, an officer of the Nigerian Navy, has been arrested along with two others, Okugbe Lucky and Chime Chukwuka, for stealing some belongings of Government Ekpemupolo, otherwise known as Tompolo, an ex-militant leader. Shaibu was arrested while he was moving some properties from Tompolo’s jetty near the Chevron Clinic …

  • 17 July

    Navy Seizes 828 Bags Of Contraband Rice

    The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base at Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom said it seized 828 bags of contraband rice, two 40 horsepower outboard engines and the boats which were transporting the items. The Commanding Officer, FOB, Capt. Yusuf Idris, made the disclosure at Ibaka in …

June, 2018

  • 13 June

    Navy Destroys 1000 Illegal Refineries In Delta

    The Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, DELTA on Wednesday said it had destroyed over 1000 illegal refineries with swamp buggies in the Delta creeks. Ibrahim Dewu, the Commander, NNS DELTA, while speaking with newsmen in Warri, said the illegal refineries were destroyed in the last 29 days in its ongoing raids. …

April, 2018

  • 25 April

    Navy To Begin Decongestion Of Oshodi/Apapa Expressway

    The Navy has it plans to begin the second phase of decongestion of Lagos roads of trucks, especially Oshodi/Apapa Expressway, that have made the expressway impassible. Commodore Okon Eyo, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Beecroft, who made the disclosure, said the second phase would begin at the Tin-Can Port, down …

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