Neither the Imo State Government nor the Federal Government can afford to be complacent over the increasing wave of illegal bunkering of petroleum products in the Niger Delta region, going by indications of the strong economic links to the generality of the people in the area.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has rewarded 103 officers for exceptional service in the fight against pipeline vandalism, illegal bunkering and other vices in the state.
The Inspector-General of Police Task force on illegal bunkering has paraded 42 suspects linked to illegal bunkering at the Port Harcourt Refinery yard in Alesa, Eleme Council of Rivers State.
Chairman of Emohua Council of Rivers State, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, has accused officials of multinational companies, petroleum marketers, and tanker drivers of aiding illegal oil bunkering activities in the area.
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Governor Nyesom Wike embarked on fact-finding assessment tour of two Local Government Areas; Ikwerre and Emuoha LGAs, to see for himself, some of the locations where the operators of the infamous....
Rivers State Police Command has set up a panel, chaired by an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), to investigate the alleged involvement of a Divisional Police Officer(DPO) in illegal bunkering activities in the state.
22 Nov 2021
A midnight fire at illegal bunkering depot at Isiokpu Street, D/line in Port Harcourt City Council Area of Rivers State has destroyed properties worth millions of naira.
30 Apr 2021
No fewer than four persons died in a fire outbreak at an illegal crude oil refining site near the Rumuji-Ibaa River in Emuoha Council of Rivers State, while seven other persons sustained various degrees of burns.
22 Nov 2020
Three teenagers were feared dead during a fire outbreak in an illegal crude oil refining camp situated between Ibelebiri and Otuegue 2 communities in Ogbia Local Council Area of Bayelsa State.
10 Dec 2019
A Federal High Court, Port Harcourt has cleared four Ukrainian men and a vessel charged with illegal oil bunkering by the Federal Government.