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U.S gave Buhari names of oil thieves – Source

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 confided in The PUNCH on Tuesday. “I can tell you…

Jonathan knows oil thieves –El-Rufai

From ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE, Kaduna   Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai has alleged that President Goodluck Jonathan knows Nigeria’s crude oil thieves. He added that the President  was aware that…

Why oil thieves bring in arms – Bayelsa Gov

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Friday linked the proliferation of small and light weapons to perpetrators of illegal bunkering and refining in the Niger Delta. Governor Dickson who stated this when he received the new Flag…

Oil Thieves Blow Up Shell Pipeline

Shell has shut a major pipeline in Nigeria after an explosion and fire in an area where oil theft has occurred, the latest such incident hitting output in Africa’s largest crude producer, the company said Thursday. AFP reports that…

Shell to shut Nembe Creek pipeline

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) will temporarily shut its Nembe Creek Trunkline for nine days to enable it repair the damage caused by oil thieves. The damage has led to a cut of about 150,000 barrels per day, the company said…

Suspected oil thieves kill soldier in Delta

BY EMMA AMAIZE WARRI— SUSPECTED oil thieves, Sunday night, allegedly shot dead a soldier and confiscated his rifle following a disagreement over protection fee in a riverine community in Delta State. The incident occurred at Ubakporo,…