According to reports, the Nigerian Navy has arrested 11 suspected crude oil thieves in Delta State.
The Director of Information of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Christian Ezekobe, said in a statement on Thursday that the service made the arrests during ‘Operation Zero Crude Oil Theft’ in the state.
Ezekobe said naval operatives deployed by the Naval Forward Operation base in the Escravos, arrested the suspects during raids on illegal refinery sites around Jones, Sara and Oporoza Creeks of Warri South West Local […]
The Nigerian Navy has arrested seven persons for alleged oil theft in the Escravos axis of Delta State.
The Director of Information of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Christian Ezekobe, said in a statement on Saturday that six of the suspects were arrested during a raid by a team from the Operations Base, Escravos at Sara Creek, Delta State on September 7, 2016.
He said the patrol team destroyed three Cotonou boats laden with an unquantified stolen crude oil.
Ezekobe said that the patrol […]
The United States of America has handed over the names of Nigerian oil thieves to President Muhammadu Buhari, a member of the President’s entourage during last week’s visit to the US.
“I can tell you that the President already has the list of names of the people engaging in the stealing of Nigeria’s oil. The list, when released by the President, will shock Nigerians. But let’s wait and see first,” the source said.
The source said Buhari was taken aback when he […]
The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command, with headquarters in Bayelsa State, has arrested 13 suspected oil thieves and intercepted vessel laden with stolen crude oil.
The suspects and the illegal vessel, christened MT REDEMPTION, were apprehended at Middleton and Peddington area of Brass, Bayelsa State, off the Atlantic Ocean.
The suspects were paraded at the command’s Forward Operating Base (FOB Formoso) at Egwema, Brass, Bayelsa State, on Wednesday.
The suspects and the vessel were subsequently handed over to the operatives of the Economic […]