Category Archives: navy

Navy advocates inter-agency collaboration

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT—The Nigerian Navy has called for greater inter-agency collaboration, saying that synergy among the various security agencies helped crush 205 illegal refineries between January and July. Commander, Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe, made the call yesterday, at the maiden seminar on inter-agency collabora-tion in maritime security operations for the […]

Breaking: Navy removes 2 commanding officers

The U.S. Navy has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a Philippines container ship, the Navy said on Friday. The Seventh Fleet said that Cdr. Bryce Benson was relieved “due to a […]

Navy discovers 30 new illegal refineries in Rivers

Asari Toru (Rivers) – The Nigerian Navy says it has discovered 30 new illegal refineries with combined capacity to produce about four million litres of petroleum products daily. Capt. Victor Choji, the Executive Officer of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, said this during the destruction of one of the illegal refineries on […]

Navy parades 7 for alleged impersonation

The Nigerian Navy has paraded seven fake naval personnel alleged to have been terrorising and swindling commercial boat operators in Rivers. Commodore Sam Bura, Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, paraded the suspects and the weapons found with them before newsmen on Monday in Port Harcourt. Bura said the men used fake naval uniforms, identification […]

NN reaffirms commitment to protect nation’s maritime domain

Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday reiterated its commitment to continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain against crude oil thieves and other criminal activities. The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, said this briefing journalists at the end of the second quarter route match at Mogadishu Military Cantonment, Abuja. Represented by Chief […]

Navy foils attempted hijack of merchant ship

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it has successfully foiled an attempted hijack of a Merchant Vessel, MV UAL HOUSTON, around Bonny Fairway Buoy, Port Harcourt, Rivers. The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Capt. Suleman Dahun, disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja. Dahun said that the incident occurred on July 13, […]