• Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    According to reports, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice-Admiral Ibok Ette Ibas, has said that the induction of another Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity, after the NNS Centenary in 2014 will boost the capacity of the Navy to keep surveillance over the nation’s waterways and respond to any threat to the country’s maritime territory.

    Admiral Ibas spoke at an event to celebrate the arrival of NNS Unity from the People’s Republic of China held at the Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island […]

  • JTF arrests 5 suspected vandals, repel vessel hijack attempt

    JTF arrests 5 suspected vandals, repel vessel hijack attempt

    It was gathered that the Joint Military Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, said on Sunday that it arrested five suspected pipeline vandals and repelled a hijack attempt of a vessel by heavily armed sea pirates.

    Lt.-Cdr. Thomas Otuji, spokesman of the joint military force, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa

    Otuji said that the suspects were arrested between Oct. 17 and 18 near some oil wellheads at Apala, off Nana Creeks in Warri South […]

  • Why we detained vessel at Onne Port – Customs

    Why we detained vessel at Onne Port – Customs

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Eastern Marine Command (EMC), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has given reasons why it detained a vessel named “MV Defender V”.

    The vessel, a patrol boat from South Africa, used in piloting tanker vessels was said to have sailed into Nigeria territorial waters without the requisite documentations and procedures.

    The Customs Area Controller (CAC), EMC, Comptroller Usman Bello, who confirmed the development sailed into Nigeria territorial waters without a valid bank bond.

    Giving an insight into why officers and […]