Delta op ends, attacks follow
Series of attacks have followed withdrawal.
Niger Delta: When Navy demonstrates might over oil thieves, sea pirates
By Jimitota Onoyume, Port Harcourt
For two days the Nigerian Navy showed its might over oil thieves and pirates on the maritime environment in the Niger Delta when it launched its exercise SharkBite. Naval flagship, NNS Okpabana, three other capital ships and a naval helicopter were among fleets in the navy deployed for the exercise. The three other ships were NNS Burutu, Sagbama and Ologbo.
Four hundred officers and three thousand ratings were trained during the exercise which lasted for three days, between Thursday and Saturday.
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