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Military Destroys 1,423 Illegal Oil Refineries, Arrests 567 Oil Theft in 2021 -DHQ

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Nigerian Defence Headquarters, DHQ has disclosed that the Joint Task Force South – South Operation DELTA SAFE (OPDS) in 2021 has destroyed 1,423 Illegal Oil refining site, while 567 suspects were arrested in connection with various

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EFCC Says Nine Oil Thieves Convicted In Port Harcourt

BY MOSES OKORIE The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that nine persons have been sentenced by a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for their involvement in various offences for illegal dealing in petroleum

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Crude Oil: Navy Seizes 6 Ships, 80 Wooden Boats In Delta

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta state at the weekend seized six ships and eighty wooden boats. The wooden boats and ships, it was gathered, are allegedly used by suspected oil thieves to siphon crude

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EFCC Investigates 29 Suspects Over Alleged Illegal Oil Bunkering

The Port Harcourt zonal office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun investigations into the activities of twenty nine suspected oil thieves alleged to be involved in illegal oil bunkering. The suspects were handed over to the

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Police Taskforce On Pipeline Vandalisation Arrests Eight Suspected Oil Thieves

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Police taskforce on pipeline vandalisation on Friday arrested eight suspected oil thieves in Warri South area of Delta State. Commander of the taskforce, SP Mohammed El Yakubu who confirmed the arrest of the suspects, said that the

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Oil Theft: 11 Persons Bag 3 Years Jail Term

Justice M.S. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta state has convicted 11 persons who were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, for oil theft. They were found guilty of

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UN: Nigeria Lost $2.8 Billion To ‘Oil-Related Crimes’ In 2018

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new ‘Report by the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West

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