Navy neutralised illegal refineries, arrested 707 suspects- Adeniran
Retired Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Nigerian Navy in Calabar, says the navy has neutralised 291 illegal refineries, seized 31,310 bags of rice and arrested 707 suspects.
Troops dismantle illegal refineries, arrest oil thieves, others in S/South
The troops of ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have recorded significant successes in the fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and oil bunkering in the last one week.
Nigerian Navy destroy 2,287 illegal refineries
The Nigerian Navy, Friday said it has destroyed a total number of 2,287 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta region between 2015 -2019.
Troops rescue 15 abducted persons, uncover 48 illegal refineries
Troops of Operation Delta Safe fighting illegal oil bunkering and sea piracy, among other maritime crimes, have rescued 15 abducted persons who were held hostage in five speedboats after an encounter.
JTF arrests 555 suspects, destroys 988 illegal refineries in 6 months
The Joint Task Force (JTF) military operation in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Save, said it has arrested 555 suspects involved in oil theft...
Army destroys over 120 illegal refineries in Niger Delta
The Nigerian Army has said it destroyed no fewer than 120 illegal refining sites in the Niger Delta, insisting that its action was in line with its mandate to curb economic sabotage and insecurity in the country. Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, explained that following intensified coordinated anti-illegal oil bunkering and…
OPDS deploys swamp buggy to rid Delta creeks of illegal refineries
The OPDS team, constituting the Nigerian Navy, Army, Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Custom Service personnel, was led by OPDS MARITIME Component Commander, Commodore Adebamiji Ololowo.
Navy destroys 150 illegal refineries within seven months, says FOC
Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, the outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Calabar, says the command destroyed no fewer than 150 illegal refineries between June 2017 and January 2018.