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Nigerian Navy Recruits 1,486 to Boost Fight Against Oil Theft

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By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigerian Navy has recruited 1,486 personnel to boost the manpower needed for effective internal security operations in the Niger Delta. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Defence, Mr Bello Matawalle, during the Passing Out Parade (POP) of Nigerian Navy’s Batch 35 Trainees at the Nigeria Navy Basic Training School in Onne, Rivers, on Saturday. He noted that the personnel went through six months of extensive warfare and maritime combat training to equip them for the ongoing fight against oil thieves, pipeline vandals, and sea pirates, among other criminals. “These young men and women