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Nigerian Navy declares four persons wanted over crude oil theft

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Navy has declared four persons wanted over alleged involvement in crude oil theft. The Navy spokesperson Commodore Suleman Dahun disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday. According to the statement, the four persons were declared wanted for complicity in theft of petroleum products in Nigeria's

Navy chief seeks improved funding to boost maritime security

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has restated the commitment of the Nigerian Navy (NN) to ensuring a safer maritime domain for genuine maritime activities to thrive. In a statement by spokesperson of the Navy Commodore Suleman Dahun, Ibas gave the assurance while defending

Updates on Navy recruitment, NDA entry examination

Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Navy has announced that the Aptitude Test for the 2019 Recruitment Exercise will hold on April 13, 2019 in 30 centres across the nation.  This was disclosed in a statement on Monday by the Director of Information (DINFO), Commodore Suleman Dahun on behalf of the Chief of Naval

Nigerian Navy arrests 80 vessels over crude oil theft, others

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Friday said it had arrested over 80 vessels within the last three years for various maritime offences. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok-Ette Ibas disclosed this in his address at the closing ceremony of the sea exercise Obangame Express 2019 at the Naval Dockyard

Nigerian Navy begins 2019 recruitment

The Nigerian Navy says it has commenced the recruitment of interested Nigerians into the service for the year 2019, the Director of Information, Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. He said interested members of the public are requested to apply online at www.joinnigeriannavy.com. Mr Dahun, a commodore,

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

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