Nigeria: Navy holds sea simulations to combat pirates, smugglers

By Odita Sunday

The Nigerian Navy has concluded its yearly Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) sea inspection code-named ‘Still Waters,’ which saw 12 naval ships, two helicopters and a detachment of the service’s elite squad, Special Boat Service (SBS) deployed across the country’s maritime domains to flush out pirates, thieves and smugglers on the Gulf of Guinea corridor.

Emblem of the Nigerian Navy.

Briefing newsmen at the Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibass, adjudged the exercise as rewarding, noting that it had impacted positively on the operational efficiency of naval personnel.N

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