The Nigerian Navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on Jan. 23.

Piriye Kiyaramo The Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. The University is a private institution established through a partnership between the Nigeria Navy and International Educators. Dahun said admission are currently ongoing until Jan. 23, into the University, which offers degree programmes in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber…

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Commodore Dahun, Appointed New Spokesman for Nigerian Navy

Piriye Kiyaramo The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of Navy Commodore, Suleman Dahun, to head its Information and Public Relations Directorate. Dahun replaces Navy Commodore Ayo Olugbode who was appointed in January last year. The Navy in a statement signed by the Chief of Plans, Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Rear Admiral O B Daji, explained that Dahun had served…

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Insecurity Scares Away Ship Owners and Importers from Eastern Ports – Ibrahim

Insecurity Scares Away Ship Owners

The Managing Director of BUA Port and Terminal Limited, Muhammed Ibrahim, has urged the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to create incentives that will enable importers patronize the Rivers Port, Port Harcourt and other seaports outside Lagos. Speaking in an exclusive chat with SHIPS & PORTS DAILY, Ibrahim identified piracy, insecurity and lack of port infrastructures including tugboats as reasons why ports…

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Navy Assures Safety At Sea: …As NNS Thunder Resumes Sea Patrol

Piriye Kiyaramo The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had completed repairs of one of its foremost warships, the NNS Thunder, after being grounded since 2016. The warship, equipped with modern navigational technology and arsenal, was declared unfit to sail following the failure of its critical components and machinery. Commanding Officer of the ship, Shuaib Ahmed, said the vessel…

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Proper Harnessing of Maritime Resources will Lift Africa out of Poverty – AAMA Boss 

Isaac Ombe Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) and Director- General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says the development and sustainable use of Africa’s maritime resources (Blue Economy) would serve as a veritable strategy for advancing African economies. Dakuku stated this while delivering a statement of commitment on behalf…

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Piracy, Oil Theft: 52 Vessels, 40 Persons Currently In Our Custody — Navy

Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged piracy related offences. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Habila Ngalabak, disclosed this while speaking with journalists during a one-day seminar for its officers at the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Quorra, in Apapa,…

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