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Shell trains, equips firefighters in Abia

Shell Nigeria Gas has re-trained 30 firefighters in Abia State and donated firefighting equipment to the state fire service.

Abia government cordons 11 villages to stop another pipeline explosion

Abia State government has ordered the cordoning of 11 villages mostly in Osisioma Local Government Area to forestall another pipeline leakage.

NNPC: Oil thieves cause of pipeline fire incident in Abia

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday said the fire incident that happened on System 2E pipeline network in Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Abia state was caused by suspected oil thieves.
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NNPC declines responsibility for fatal Abia explosion

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday restated its stance that the fire incident that happened on System 2E pipeline network in Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Abia State was caused by suspected oil thieves.

Atiku Abubakar donates N10 million to victims of Abia pipeline explosion

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has commiserated with the people and government of Abia State over the fatal pipeline explosion that killed scores of people in Umuimo and Umuaduru communities in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state.

Abia government to probe pipeline explosion – speaker

The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chikwendu Kalu, has said the state government would probe the October 12 oil pipeline explosion that claimed some lives and property in the state.

NNPC begs communities to stem oil pipeline vandalism

As calm returned to Osisioma Ngwa communities of Abia State following a fire incident last Friday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has appealed to host communities to help stem the spate of vandalism of oil pipeline.

Death toll rises to 24 in Abia pipeline explosion

The death toll from Friday’s oil pipeline explosion in two Abia communities in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state has risen to 24, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said.

Okezie Ikpeazu visits Aba pipeline explosion site, as dead toll increases

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has visited Umuaduru and Umuimo villages in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area after the pipeline explosion that killed several persons.

19 killed in Abia pipeline explosion

No fewer than 19 people were yesterday feared dead following an explosion that occurred at the Osisioma, Abia State axis of the petroleum products pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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