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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said the committee was convened by the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd).

It is on record that an initial allocation of 213 hectares of land was given to the Service by the Delta State Government in 2008 for the construction of NN Barracks. However, due to the nature of facilities planned for the Barracks, the NN viewed that there was a need for a more expansive area hence an additional request was made to the Delta State Government following which 30 hectres of land previously ceded to the Mobile Police was re-allocated to the NN. Consequently, the Mobile Police was relocated to Ogharofe another community around the area

The Commanding Officer, Forward Operating Base, Bonny, Captain Daupreye Matthews, told newsmen the vessel and its 11 crew members were arrested off the coast of Bonny Island in Rivers State
Matthews said they were arrested while the ship was on routine patrol of the waterways