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Nigerian Navy uncovers illegal diesel depot

The Nigerian Navy in Ikot Abasi, says it has uncovered illegal Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) depot at Liverpool Street in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

NEPAL Oil makes foray into aviation sector

NEPAL Oil and Gas Services Limited, has announced its entry into the aviation business with the introduction of its newest subsidiary, NEPAL Fly Limited.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in second quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics said 5.61 billion litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) was imported into the country in the second quarter of 2019.

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in Q2 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has announced that 5.61 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol were imported into the country in the second quarter of the year.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Naval officer, others get N10 million bail each over ‘illegal oil bunkering’

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted a naval officer, Lieutenant Commander Bola Labinjo, bail for 10 million with one surety.

Three vessel crew members docked for allegedly stealing N8.4 million petrol

Three crew members of a ship, who allegedly stole 8000 litres of petroleum products worth N8.4 million, were yesterday arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Igbosere.

Ijaw youths threaten to cripple telecom operations in Bayelsa

Ijaw youths in Bayelsa State at the weekend threatened to shutdown operations of telecommunication companies following unresolved issues bordering on diesel supply to their various power plants in the state.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy arrests 19 suspects, recovers five boats, 168 drums of diesel

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Wednesday arrested 19 suspected oil thieves including two women and recovered five boats laden with 168 drums of 300 litre each of AGO.
Nigeria Police

Police destroy illegally refined petroleum products in Warri

The Nigeria Police, Warri, Area Command on Friday destroyed unquantified Automotive Gasoline Oil (AGO) and Kerosene suspected to be illegally refined in Mason community, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.

BudgIT: Federal government should privatise state-owned refineries

BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests 10 suspected oil thieves in Rivers

The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 10 suspected oil thieves in various parts of the state.

Nigerian Navy seizes boat with stolen crude oil in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy said it discovered a barge and boat laden with suspected stolen crude oil on January 29 along Bolo Creek in Rivers state.
The Nigerian Navy has handed over 19 suspects and two fibre boats laden with petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and prosecution.-3

Nigerian Navy arrests eight suspects, seizes 501 drums of illegal diesel in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it has arrested eight suspects and seized 501 drums of illegal Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) worth about N35 million.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.

Man demands $2,000, vows to publish ex-girlfriend’s nude photos if denied

A 30-year-old man was, on Monday, brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged threat to publish his ex-girlfriend’s nude photographs on social media for her refusal to give him $2,000.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ: Operations to combat terrorism has recorded success

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says ongoing military operations to combat terrorism, banditry and economic sabotage has recorded some successes in the last one week.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC nabs 12 crew members, vessel for illegal oil bunkering

A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands 19 men over vandalism, illegal dealing on diesel

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded 19 suspected oil pipeline vandals for allegedly dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority.

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