Five suspects have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy after sites used for illegal oil bunkering were uncovered.
They also confiscated Thousands of litres of illegally refined products in Ubeji, Warri South Council and Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta state.
According to the NNPC, Nigeria losses about 400,000 barrels of crude oil everyday to oil theft.
The latest discovery in Ubeji where illegal oil bunkering activity is going on daily unnoticed is just one of many ways the product is stolen
Stored in these drums these two suspects and others at large carry out this activity unhindered.
The navy acting on intelligence uncovered this place which ironically is close to Warri Refinery and Petrochemical company
Another site in Oghara was also discovered where these suspects stored their illegal product for onward distribution. Coordinator of the Operation Delta Hawk, A joint military operation in the state speaks on what will happen to these sites