• Nigeria loses 800,000 barrels of oil daily to pipeline vandalism, says Kachikwu

    Nigeria loses 800,000 barrels of oil daily to pipeline vandalism, says Kachikwu

    Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, on Monday said Nigeria’s crude oil production had fallen from 2.2 million barrels per day to 1.4 million barrels per day due to pipeline vandalism.

    This, he said, translated to loss of 800,000 barrels of oil by the country daily.

    Kachikwu stated this while addressing lawmakers at a special session of the House of Representatives convened over the recent petrol price hike.

    His comments come amid a resurgence of militancy in the Niger […]