Navy releases list of successful candidates for DSSC Course 28

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has released the list of successful candidates for the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 28. The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. It said…

Navy arrests 24 with six boats, 100,000 litres of diesel in Ondo

Men of the Nigerian Navy in Igbokoda, Ondo State, have arrested 24 suspects and intercepted six boats loaded with over 100,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), popularly known as diesel along Ondo/Lagos coastal axis. Parading the suspects and the…

Navy recovers goods worth N15m from suspected smugglers in Lagos

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy attached to the Forward Operating Base, Badagry, Lagos State, yesterday handed goods worth over N15 million, which they allegedly seized from  suspected criminals using the Lagos waterways for their activities, to the Operation Swift Response…

Police parade alleged killer of female naval chief (Punch)

The Nigerian Navy has handed over the suspected killer of a female Naval Commander, Oluwayemisi Ogundana, in Jaji near Kaduna State, to the police for prosecution. Following the killing of the officer, who was the Commandant of the Command Secondary…

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected illegal fishing trawlers (NewTelegraph)

The Nigerian Navy on Teusday handed over to the Federal Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, four arrested fishing trawlers, 52 crew members and three foreigners over suspected illegal fishing activities, on the Brass River in Bayelsa State. The four vessels,…

Navy arrests suspected smugglers, seizes 1,072 bags of rice, others (Guardian)

The Nigerian Navy (NN), Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, in Mbo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State, has vowed to take the fight against smuggling in the riverine area of the state to the communities.Commanding Officer, FOB, Captain Peter Yilme,…

U.S. navy, others to tackle illegal maritime activities (Guardian)

Top leaders from the United States Africa Command, Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America as well as regional and international organisations gathered in Lagos yesterday for the opening ceremony of…

Navy arrests six Cameroonians for smuggling contraband rice (Nation)

Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Cross River State have arrested six Cameroonians smuggling 700 bags of parboiled foreign rice through the Calabar Channel. Also arrested with the Cameroonians, who were in the country without requisite papers,…

Oil theft, sea piracy has reduced in Niger Delta, says FOC (Guardian)

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, on Friday said that oil theft and sea piracy have reduced drastically in the Niger Delta region. Adeniran said this in an interview with the News Agency of…

Navy hailed for sanity on Apapa roads (Nation)

The Amalgamation of Truck Owners in the Maritime Industry yesterday praised the Nigerian Navy for the steps it took in addressing gridlocks in Apapa area of Lagos. Its Publicity Secretary, Oluwaseyi Taiwo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that…

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