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Military Destroys Illegal Refining Sites, Boats In Rivers

Military Destroys Illegal Refining Sites, Boats In Rivers

The air component of Nigeria’s Military’s Special Task Force, “Operation Delta Safe’’ on Friday and Saturday bombarded several illegal oil refining sites and other bases of economic saboteurs in Rivers State. The Director of Public…

Navy Arrests 13 Crude Oil Thieves

Navy Arrests 13 Crude Oil Thieves

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday apprehended 13 crude oil thieves aboard the Motor Tanker (MT) Sweet Miri off the coast of the Nigerian seas. Rear Admiral Mohammed Hassan, FOC of Western Naval Command, confirmed the…

Nigerian, Cameroonian Navy Intercept Vessel Filled With 30,000 Litres Of Stolen Crude Oil

Nigerian, Cameroonian Navy Intercept Vessel Filled With 30,000 Litres Of Stolen Crude Oil

A ship carrying 30,000 liters of suspected Nigerian crude oil theft has been intercepted as a result of a cooperative operation between the Nigerian and Cameroonian naval forces. Commodore Rotimi Oderemi, the Commander of Nigeria…

CSO Lauds COAS For Tackling Oil Theft, Others

CSO Lauds COAS For Tackling Oil Theft, Others

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Taoreed Lagbaja has been lauded for his contribution in limiting the operations of oil bunkers and pipeline vandalisation in the country. The Nigeria Army was praised by the…

N’Delta Minister Meets Jonathan, Asari Dokubo Over Crude Theft

N’Delta Minister Meets Jonathan, Asari Dokubo Over Crude Theft

On Wednesday, Abubakar Momoh, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, met with former President Goodluck Jonathan, former Niger Delta militant Asari Dokubo, and other regional leaders. New Telegraph gathered that the meeting, according to Momoh…

Oil Theft: Nigeria Loses 400,000 Barrels Of Crude Per Day – NSA

Oil Theft: Nigeria Loses 400,000 Barrels Of Crude Per Day – NSA

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has claimed that despite efforts to stop the problem of crude oil theft, the Federal Government has continued to lose 400,000 barrels of crude oil each day…

Security Operatives Intercept Oil-Theft Syndicates In Delta

Security Operatives Intercept Oil-Theft Syndicates In Delta

Nigeria security operatives on Monday intercepted an oil theft in the Oporoza area of Delta State. New Telegraph recalls that Asari Dokubo, the former militant leader had reported that 99% of the oil theft in…

Military Behind 99% Of Oil Theft In Niger Delta – Dokubo

Military Behind 99% Of Oil Theft In Niger Delta – Dokubo

Asari Dokubo, a former Niger Delta militant on Friday claimed that the Nigerian military, notably the Army and the Navy, are responsible for 99 per cent of the oil theft and bunkering in the Niger…

Oil theft worsening unemployment in Nigeria –FG

Oil theft worsening unemployment in Nigeria –FG

The Federal Government has said the worsening state of unemployment in the country was as a result of crude oil theft. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, who made this known while speaking…

Report: Failure to tackle oil theft may spark social unrest

Report: Failure to tackle oil theft may spark social unrest

Unless the Federal Government takes steps to effectively tackle the theft of crude oil, the problem could “lead to social unrest that may be difficult to contain as income disparity and poverty lead to a…