Navy begins battle against pirates, others
By Precious Igbonwelundu and Halima Balogun
To reinforce its intolerance to piracy, oil theft and other maritime illegalities, the Nigerian Navy has begun its annual Chief of the Naval Staff’s (CNS) sea inspection.
The exercise, codenamed: Still Waters took off at the Naval Dockyard Limited, Victoria Island on Monday. Twelve naval ships, two helicopters and a detachment of the service’s elite squad, Special Boat Service (SBS) were deployed across the country’s maritime domain to flush out remnants of pirates, resource thieves and smugglers.
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