Nigeria deploys new assets

New capabilities should improve visible presence.

Navy Deploys 16 Warships to Critical Oil Installations in N’Delta, W’Africa

Chiemelie Ezeobi

The Nigerian Navy yesterday inaugurated 16 newly acquired warships and boats, and immediately deployed them to safeguard key oil installations in the oil rich Niger Delta region and the West African maritime domain.

The deployment was to further solidify the presence of the Nigerian Navy around the Gulf of Guinea and to also curb activities of pirates’ attacks on key installations and merchant vessels disrupting economic activities at the West African maritime domain.

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