Twelve suspected illegal oil dealers have been arrested by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Port Harcourt.
The commission in a statement on its Facebook page said the suspects were arrested at the Nigeria Port Authority’s (NPA) premises, Onne, Rivers State on Tuesday.
It identified the suspects as Sunday Ogbuji; Okereke Henry; Chijoke Sunday Sunshine; Anayo Egwatu; Nnana Jonah; Tambari Doneh; Atoyebi Taye; Baba Emmanuel; Chigoze Ikemefula; Uba Promise, Ekibor Ekele and Ikechukwu Christian.
The EFCC said they were arrested alongside five oil tankers with registration Numbers: DEG 54 XS; BND 401 ZN; BGM 140 XA, UGH 553 XR and AKD 238 XS.
It added that the suspects would be charged to court soon