• Navy destroys 70,000 litres of stolen diesel, arrest 1 in Port Harcourt

    Navy destroys 70,000 litres of stolen diesel, arrest 1 in Port Harcourt

    The Nigerian Navy on Friday impounded and destroyed six large wooden barges laden with estimated 70,000 litres of diesel suspected to have been stolen from pipelines in Rivers.

    Commodore Kennedy Egbuchulam, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, paraded one suspect before newsmen at the destruction site in Isaka, Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers.

    Egbuchulam said the barges were seized during a routine patrol of waterways and creeks in Isaka general area.

    “In-line with strategic directives from naval authorities, troops […]