Oil bunkering: Navy arrests five suspects, seizes one vessel


The Nigeria Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) has arrested five suspects over oil bunkering in Akwa Ibom and seized one vessel ladened with illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO).

It added that the vessel, MT PREYOR 1 was seized on May 18 during anti illegal oil patrol along Uta-Ewa Creek .

The Commander of NNS Jubilee, Commodore Majid Ibrahim, revealed this on Tuesday to journalists while handing over the vessel and the suspects to Officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikot Abasi for further investigations and prosecution.

The Commander, who explained that the vessel was filled with unspecified quantity of illegally refined AGO, noted that the command would not relent in its fight against maritime crimes and criminality.

He, however, warned persons…



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