Nigerian Navy

Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue…

Nigerian Navy promotes 78 Senior Officers

Nigerian Navy promotes 78 Senior Officers

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says its Board has approved the promotion of 78 senior officers. The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun, disclosed this in a…

Sea Exercise: Seven ships, 37 gunboats to be deployed in N’Delta for military operation

Sea Exercise: Seven ships, 37 gunboats to be deployed in N’Delta for military operation

The Nigerian Navy will deploy seven ships and 37 gunboats during a military exercise known as ‘Operation Octopus Grip’ in the Niger Delta creeks and waterways. This was disclosed by…

NPA concerned about safety, security on Nigeria’s territorial waters

NPA concerned about safety, security on Nigeria’s territorial waters

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated Management concern over the safety and security of operations and activities on the nation’s territorial…

British Foreign Secretary visits NNS Unity Naval Dockyard

British Foreign Secretary visits NNS Unity Naval Dockyard

The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, visited the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity at the Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island Lagos, in a bid to strengthen the bilateral relationship…

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday disclosed that Nigeria loses N7 trillion revenue annually due to insecurity in the maritime sector and revenue leakages. Dogara made the…

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

…bemoan lack of seatime training for Nigerian cadets The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the problem of duplication…

CNS, Ibas, says Navy needs $250m to refit NNS Aradu

CNS, Ibas, says Navy needs $250m to refit NNS Aradu

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy needs 250 million dollars to refit its war ship, NNS ARADU, for maritime operations. Ibas…

Naval Chief promises sustained protection of Nigeria’s maritime domain

Naval Chief promises sustained protection of Nigeria’s maritime domain

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS) Vice Adm Ibok-Ete Ibas, has promised that the Nigerian Navy will sustain its efforts to protect the nation’s maritime domain. The CNS…

Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

The Chancery of the High Commission of India in Lagos, on Monday announced the scheduled arrival of an Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash, to Lagos by the end of this…