Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Navy’

Military needs spiritual help to defeat insurgency ~ @NigerianNavy Chief

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 1, 2019
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, on Thursday said the military needs spiritual efforts to defeat insurgency besieging the country. Speaking on the occasion of the foundation laying ceremony of places of worship at Navy Town, Abuja, on Thursday, the naval chief urged the military personnel to resort to God in […]

@NigerianNavy arrests 19 imposters in Calabar, Lagos, Bayelsa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 28, 2019
The Nigerian Navy on Sunday said its operatives arrested a total of 19 imposters in the First Quarter of 2019. Navy spokesman, Commodore Suleman Dahun,made this known in a statement to NAN on Sunday. Acccording to the statement, 13 of the imposters were arrested in Calabar/Ikang area; 5 in Yenogoa/Port Harcourt area and 1 in […]

Navy redeploys 32 Rear Admirals

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 1, 2019
The Nigerian Navy on Monday announced a major reorganisation in its leadership hierarchy with the postings of 32 Rear Admirals to different commands. The spokesman of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleiman Dahun said the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas approved the new postings. Commodore Dahun said in a statement issued in […]

Nigerian Navy Dismisses Three for Stealing Tompolo’s Property

by Breaking Timeson December 21, 2018
The Nigerian Navy on Thursday said it has dismissed three of its personnel over theft of some equipment belonging to Ex Niger Delta agitator Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) The dismissed Naval officers include : Ekong Samuel, Leading Seaman Elijah Sagwada and Seaman Usman Shuaibu speaking with journalists in Warri, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship, Delta, Cdr. […]

Operation `Octopus Grip’: Navy deploys 37 boats in Niger Delta

by Breaking Timeson October 31, 2017
The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command (CNC), Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, on Tuesday said the Navy had deployed seven ships and 37 patrol boats for maritime security drill in the Niger Delta. Al-Hassan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Federal Ocean Terminal, Onne, that the command had commenced a sea/backwater […]

Why we Bombarded Arepo Creek – Nigerian Navy

by Breaking Timeson July 30, 2016
The Nigerian Navy yesterday explained that its resolve to use air power to dismantle vandals camps and shanties in the  Arepo creeks in Ogun state  was borne out of difficulty to access the terrain on water and land. In a joint Military operation code named “AWATSE” a Hausa word for ‘to scatter’ the first aerial bombardment […]