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Nigerian Navy appoints Dahun, new spokesperson

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Navy has appointed Commodore Suleman Dahun as the substantive Director of Information (DINFO). Director of Plans, Rear Admiral Ob Daji disclosed in a statement on friday. Commodore Dahun attended the University of Maiduguri where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication. He

Boko Haram reportedly takes over Baga after attack on military base

Jude Johnson and Kareem Haruna Reports coming from credible sources indicate that Boko Haram terrorists may have taken control of Baga town, Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, following a series of heated battle with Nigerian soldiers. Earlier reports confirmed how the insurgent attacked the military bases in Baga a night long shootout on Wednesday. The

Boko Haram: Intersociety cites ethno-religious biases in deployment, ‘dismissal of missing policemen’

•Faults counter-insurgency operations in Northeast Nigeria  Senator Iroegbu  The International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has picked holes in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists, especially with the manner of personnel deployment to the North East Nigeria. Intersociety, faulted in particular the recent drafting

How Nigerian security agencies extorted N100bn from Southeast in three years–Report

Jude Johnson  The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has accused Nigerian security and law enforcement agencies of pocketing as much as N100 billion in roadside bribery and extortion in the South-eastern part of the country alone over the last three years. Intersociety in its latest investigative

Special Report: Nigeria’s security situation in three years of Mansur Dan-Ali’s leadership

Samuel Ogundipe As Nigeria’s defence minister since 2015, Muhammad Mansur Dan-Ali has taken on a number of major policy initiatives aimed at fostering a sustainable reduction in security crises and a determination to shore-up defence capabilities in a country beset by perennial unrest on many fronts. Dan-Ali, a retired brigadier-general, remains largely

2019: Nigerian Navy shouldn’t rest until miscreants, criminals are frustrated — Commissioner

•As Navy displays sporting prowess in intra sports championship Godsgift Onyedinefu The Akwaibom state Commissioner for sports, Monday Uko has urged the Eastern Naval Command (ENC)  of the Nigerian Navy not to relent in their fight to totally frustrate criminals activities ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Commissioner gave this charge at the

Maritime Crime: Nigeria Navy showcases prowess in ‘Exercise Ani-Oforifori’

Commander Thomas Otuji   Military worldwide carry out exercises for different reasons. While some do so for contemporary security challenges, others engage in exercises for operational and training purposes. The need for training and retraining has become expedient to navies of the world because of the dynamics of security issues. Africa being

2019: Nigerian Navy will remain apolitical during elections –Ibas

Jude Johnson Ahead of 2019 elections, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ette-Ibas, has assured that the Nigerian Navy will remain apolitical, committed and loyal to the unity of the nation. Ibas who was by the Chief of Naval Safety and Standards, Rear Admiral Bee Ibe-Nwo, made the pledge

Nigerian navy commences operation ‘Chase thief’ in Niger delta

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has announced that the Eastern Naval Command will commence EXERCISE ANI-OFORIFORI which means 'Chase Thief' in Kalabari language from 15 – 22, November 2018. The Command Information Officer, Thomas Otuji disclosed in a statement on Wednesday. He informed that the