Tag: nigerian navy

  • Pirates free hostages

    Leon Dias crew released by captors. Foreign sailors seized off Nigeria freed Niger Delta oil rebels have freed five foreign hostages seized last month off the coast of Nigeria, a […]

  • Nigerian military on red alert

    Tough talk does little to hide reality in Delta. Nigeria: ‘Military On Red Alert to Combat Militants – CDS The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin, has said that […]

  • Oil thieves handed to Police

    Despite low cost of oil, theft still an issue. Nigerian Navy hands over vessel to Police in Delta Lovelyn Okocha Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta has handed over merchant tanker, […]

  • A Naval Show of Force

    Nigerian Navy rattles its sabres. A Naval Show of Force Chiemelie Ezeobi who was part of the recent Exercise Treasure Guard, a show of force by the Nigerian Navy at […]

  • Why Nigeria must equip her navy

    With the vast natural resources in Nigeria’s territorial waters as well as her Exclusive Economic Zone unmanned, the country daily loses several millions to illegal activities at sea, reports Precious […]

  • Nigeria boosts patrol boat numbers

    Move to boost security with new patrol boats. CDS Lauds FG’s Enthusiasm In Tackling Maritime Insecurity The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonishakin, has commended the Federal Government […]

  • Niger Delta security boost

    Navy bolsters security. Yet again. Navy beefs up security on N-Delta waterways By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The Nigerian Navy says it has established double presence on the waterways to forestall crime […]

  • Navy fined over detention

    Setback for Nigerian Navy. Court orders Nigerian Navy to pay N200m over illegal detention of vessel Akin Kuponiyi A Federal excessive courtroom sitting in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, has ordered the […]

  • Nigerian Navy using Falcon Eye

    Better incident reporting and transparency would help. Navy uses Israeli surveillance system to tackle piracy, oil theft By Philip Nwosu The Nigerian Navy (NN) has  inaugurated a sophisticated  Israeli-designed mass […]

  • Nigeria: massive theft from oil pipe

    Oil theft still the bane of Nigeria. Thieves steal $250m of Nigerian oil from one pipeline Thieves have stolen nearly $250m (£165m) of oil from a single pipeline this year, […]