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U.S., NIGERIAN NAVY PARTNER TO BOOST MARITIME SECURITY; PERSONNEL DEPLOYED OPERATIONALLY AT THE NIGER BORDER, JOS AND MAIDUGURI – WNC OPERATIONS OFFICER

THIS DAY 29 August 2012 To boost maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea as well as build capacity for personnel, the Nigerian Navy has partnered its United States’ counterpart under the African Partnership Station (APS) initiative. It is no … Continue reading

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CHINESE RESEARCH VESSEL ‘DAYANG YIHAO’ IN NIGERIA ON 9-DAY JOINT MARITIME OCEANOGRAPHIC MISSION

 

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NNS THUNDER F90 RECORDS FIRST OPERATIONAL SUCCESS, ARRESTS OIL BUNKERING SHIP IN NIGHT-TIME PATROL

NNS Thunder F90 DAILY SUN 9 February, 2012 EXCERPTS: (…..) He (Chairman of the Joint Security Information Managers Committee on security developments in the country and Director of Defence Information (DDI), Colonel Mohammed Yerima) disclosed further that the NNS Thunder, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY: EASTERN NAVAL COMMAND ACQUIRE SIX NEW GUNBOATS

  DAILY TRUST 3 NOVEMBER 2011   The Eastern Naval Command has acquired six new gunboats, the Flag Officer Commanding the Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin has said. Speaking in Calabar, he said, “The new gunboats come … Continue reading

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PIRACY: NPA TO PROVIDE ARMED PATROL BOATS FOR NAVY

THIS DAY 03 Nov 2011   Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Omar Suleiman   The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA)  Omar Suleiman, has said that the authority  will soon provide armed patrol boats for the Nigerian Navy to complement … Continue reading

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PIRATE ATTACK REPORTED IN NEMBE , BAYELSA STATE

Amphibious troops of the Joint (Military) Task Force on patrol somewhere in the Niger Delta   WARRI, Nigeria, Nov. 1 (Xinhua)   Suspected sea pirates have reportedly attacked speed boat passengers along the Nembe waterways in the Nembe area of … Continue reading

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RECAP: NIGERIAN NAVY PROMISE INCREASED MARITIME SECURITY

EXCERPTS (…)To establish more coastal radar stations DAILY SUN Tuesday, August 02, 2011 The Nigerian Navy said it would be beefing up its forward operating bases with state-of-the-art technological equipment to enable proper policing of the country’s territorial waters. The … Continue reading

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