Wednesday, 30th November 2022
Breaking News:

oil theft

2 days ago
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over failure to probe operations of illegal oil pipelines between 2001 and 2022, name and prosecute those suspected to be involved, and recover proceeds of the alleged crime.
19 Nov
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) in Rivers, has impounded five trucks, and arrested a suspect for alleged oil theft.
15 Nov
The Nigerian Navy, yesterday, arraigned 16 foreign nationals before a Federal High court in Port Harcourt over alleged oil theft. The suspects are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, falsefully pretending to be victims of maritime offences...
7 Nov
Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), yesterday, advised the Federal Government to swiftly take possession of trucks of seized crude oil stolen suspected to have been stolen from the South-South geo-political zone.
4 Nov
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1 Nov
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...
31 Oct
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, disclosed, weekend, that the Federal Government has acquired “state of the art software and gadgets” to tackle the growing oil theft in the oil-bearing region
18 Oct
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, backed human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), that there is a deliberate attempt to cover up the involvement of military personnel in oil theft.
17 Oct
Another breach on the 400,000 bpd Trans Forcados Export pipeline from where large quantities of crude oil had beenstolen, was discovered at the weekend by Tantita Security Services Ltd..
12 Oct
A group under the umbrella of Pan Nigeria Professionals (PNP) has commended Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) for tackling oil theft in the Niger Delta region, implementing the National Gas Expansion project, AKK pipeline project and instilling transparency in the corporation. While describing the…
10 Oct
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, called for the arrest of oil thieves responsible for the illegal four-kilometre (km) pipeline
10 Oct
New crude oil theft points on the trans-Escravos pipeline have been uncovered by operatives of the Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo)’s surveillance outfit, Tantita Security Services Limited


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