Kwara Govt to partner Nigerian Navy for improved security

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reemphasized the importance of security to development and promised to partner the Nigerian Navy to secure the state. The Governor stated this on Thursday while receiving the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral F.F. Ogu and his team. Represented by his Deputy, Mr Kayode Alabi, Governor AbdulRazaq welcomed the team to the state and promised to partner with the Navy on innovative ways of boosting the security of lives and property in Kwara State. Earlier in his remarks, Flag Officer…

Nigerian Navy Establishes Naval Base in Niger

The Nigerian Navy is to establish a naval base in Shagunu, Borgu local government of Niger State, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adniral Ebok-Ete Ibas has disclosed. To this end, the naval chief has sent a team of experts to the state for on-the-spot assessment of the area with a view to perfecting the required modalities for the establishment of the base. The naval chief disclosed this in Minna, the state capital through Commodore Olu A. Bankole after a closed-door meeting with Governor Abubakar Sani -Bello at the Government House,…

Nigerian Navy To Inaugurates Exercise Eagle Eye II Tomorrow 

NThe Nigerian Navy (NN) will tomorrow 5 December 2017 flag off a 3 – day sea exercise nicknamed “EAGLE EYE II” in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Exercise would involve the deployment of several capital ships, naval helicopters and patrol boats. During the Exercise, naval drills such as communication exercises, gunnery exercises, man overboard and ship manoeuvres amongst others will be conducted. The  objective of the Exercise is to assess the readiness and operational state of the NN Fleet and the capability of operation commands in the conduct of riverine…