Nigeria scoops oil thieves up

Further gains in war against oil thieves.

Navy seize 5 vessels, arrest 76 suspected oil thieves in Rivers

Rivers – The Nigerian Navy says it has impounded five vessels and two metallic barges illegally transporting 1,690 metric tons of diesel, in an operation in Rivers.

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, said on Thursday that the command had handed over the vessels, barges and 76 suspects to prosecuting security agencies in Onne, Rivers.

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