Five militant camps, four illegal refineries crippled as naval chief storms Niger Delta

Posted By: Rosemary Nwisi
The activities of the rampaging youths at sea have constantly put the men of the Nigerian Navy on their toes. One key way the Navy has battled these youths who are oil thieves and bunkerers is the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) annual sea inspection  meant to test the capability of the command’s equipment and officers to combat sea criminals.
The CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok Eteh Ibas, last weekend during the operation codenamed: “Exercise Eagle Eye”, sailed on NNS Centenary to 70 nautical miles away from the Federal Ocean Terminal (FOT) jetty in Onne Rivers State, to Agbami Oil Field, operated by Chevron Nigeria Limited to see things for himself. The oil and gas platform is said to be one of the major strongholds of the nation’s economy.
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