Tags: Navy

Panic in Ogun as Militants blow up gas pipeline

Weeks after allegedly invading Ogun community in Ikorodu killing about fifty people, suspected militants have again attack Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State blowing up Nigerian  National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) pipelines. The blast sent residents of the community scampering for safety after a loud explosion. It was gathered that the explosion which occurred…

Piracy: Nigeria safe for shipping, NIMASA DG assures International community

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured the international shipping community and stakeholders of the country’s determination to eliminate piracy and criminality within her territorial waters. The Director General who said this while addressing multilateral and development agencies on the sidelines of the on-going IMO/MOWCA…

11 fake Naval officers arrested in Rivers

Eleven men suspected to be fake naval officers have been arrested in Rivers State. The suspects were said to have been parading themselves as navy personnel with different ranks before they were apprehended around the Rukpokwu Police checkpoint. The outgoing Commander NNS Pathfinder, Commodore Sanusi Ibrahim, who disclosed this on Wednesday while handing over the…

Customs beats NAGAFF to win Maritime Cup

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the fourth time in Tuesday defeated the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) to win the 2016 edition of the annual Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition. Customs defeated NAGAFF 9 – 6 after penalty shootout to lift the coveted trophy for a record fourth time.  Customs…