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Nigerian Navy confirms rescue of kidnapped sailors

Nigerian Navy confirms rescue of kidnapped sailors

  Three foreign sailors kidnapped by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria last week have been rescued, the Nigerian Navy said Wednesday. The three — two...

Nigerian Navy begins construction of new warship

Nigerian Navy begins construction of new warship

  The Nigerian Navy on Monday began the construction of Nigeria’s latest Landing Ship Tank 100 at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, saying...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy demand more vessels to fight maritime crimes

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibot-Ete Ekwe Ibas said that for incidences of maritime crimes including sea piracy, oil theft and pipeline vandalism to be...

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Nigerian Navy restates commitment to protect maritime assets

  The Nigerian Navy has restated its commitment to secure the nation’s economic maritime lifelines if adequate resources are provided. The Chief of the Naval...

India warship arrives ‘to learn’ from Nigerian Navy 

Indian warship arrives ‘to learn’ from Nigerian Navy 

  The Commanding Officer of the visiting Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash, Capt. Sathis Vasudev, on Thursday said that the officers were in Nigeria to learn from...

India warship arrives ‘to learn’ from Nigerian Navy 

India warship arrives ‘to learn’ from Nigerian Navy 

  The Commanding Officer of the visiting Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash, Capt. Sathis Vasudev, on Thursday said that the officers were in Nigeria to learn from...

Maritime crimes: Nigerian Navy begins ‘Exercise Yangha Mi’ 

  The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board 14 platforms, including gunboats and aircraft, in a special military exercise code-named “Exercise Yangha...

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

No fewer than 57 sailors have been arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy for allegedly smuggling crude oil and illegally refining diesel. The sailors, including...

China’s top university honours Nigerian Navy’s Commodore Atakpa 

The Commandant, Nigerian Navy Hydrographic School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Commodore Sunday Daniel Atakpa, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy impounds 130 ships in two years

Over 130 vessels have been arrested for various maritime infractions by the Nigerian Navy (NN) since 2017, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said...

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Falana accuses Nigerian Navy of disobeying President Buhari’s order on detainees

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has accused the Nigerian Navy of flouting the order of President Muhammadu Buhari to release the...

Nigerian Navy officer found dead in his apartment

Nigerian Navy officer found dead in his apartment

Solomon Derikoma, a Rivers State born lieutenant commander of the Nigeria Navy has been found dead inside his apartment. The deceased was undergoing training at the...