1 Nov 2022
The Academy of International Affairs, a body of eminent and retired professionals and scholars in diplomacy and international affairs, has frowned on what it called the disturbing trend of ‘horrible’ oil thefts with severe consequences...
16 Aug 2022
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Command, in a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt, has arrested 120 suspects for alleged illegal oil bunkering.
20 May 2022
Nigeria Navy has arrested 20 suspects with over 6million litres of stolen products recovered. The successes were made possible by the Chief of naval staff’s biting team code-named ‘Operation DAKATAR DA BARAWO’ (OPDDB). The squad has made breakthroughs in which over N10 billion worth of stolen crude oil and petroleum products were denied to oil…
5 Feb 2022
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has charged traditional rulers in the state not to allow illegal oil bunkering and artisanal refinery activities in their domains.
8 Oct 2021
No fewer than three persons were feared dead on Friday as soldiers raided Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo.
4 Apr 2021
Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), at the weekend, paraded six persons arrested in connection with alleged illegal bunkering and refining of petroleum products in Olokpobiri, Warri South West, Delta State. Parading the suspects in Asaba, the state commandant of NSCDC, Chike Ikpeamonwu, said the suspects were between the ages of 18 and 30.…
22 Sep 2020
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, charged the Nigerian Navy to ensure that those who sabotage government’s effort to eliminate oil bunkering should be brought to justice.
3 Jan 2020
The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Friday handed over 57 Nigerians, seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, suspected to be involved in oil bunkering
10 Sep 2019
The growing rate of crude oil bunkering, especially in the Niger-Delta region may persist unless the Federal Government develops the political will and encourages legislative intervention, industry experts said in Abuja.
12 Jun 2019
The Nigerian Navy, through the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder (NNS), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday handed over three vessels and 14 suspects allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
9 Jun 2019
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office has commenced investigations into the activities of 29 suspected oil thieves involved in illegal oil bunkering.
29 May 2019
The Coalition for Human Rights and Good Governance has exonerated General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Rivers State, Jamil Sarham, of the allegation of oil bunkering against him by Governor Nyesom Wike. In a report released yesterday and signed by its Executive Director, Shima Atoka, the coalition said the crux…