Nigeria's Abia Pipeline Fire Death Toll Rises


Atleast 20 persons have been confirmed dead so far in Abia State following a a pipeline fire outbreak that resulted from an alleged vandalism of pipelines in Umueke village.
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Fire in Abia

  • Nigeria:  15 Feared Dead in Abia Pipeline Fire

    Leadership, 1 October 2012

    No fewer than 15 persons have been confirmed dead and more than 25 suffering various degrees of burns from fire said to have resulted from an alleged vandalism of pipelines at ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Death Toll in Abia Pipeline Fire Rises to 15

    This Day, 1 October 2012

    About 15 persons have been confirmed dead and about 20 others sustaining various degrees of injuries in a pipeline fire said to have occurred in a remote village in Abia State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Pipeline Vandals Are Enemies of Nigerian State'

    This Day, 15 September 2012

    Abia State Commissioner for Petroleum and Solid Minerals Development, Mr Don Ubani spoke with EJIOFOR ALIKE on the giant strides of the state government and efforts to curb ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abia,PPMC in War of Words Over Pipeline Vandalisation

    Vanguard, 13 September 2012

    ABIA State government has accused the management of Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited, PPMC, of sabotaging efforts of the Federal and state governments to ensure ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abia Govt. Inaugurates Team to Monitor NNPC Pipelines

    Leadership, 7 September 2012

    The Abia Government has set up an intelligence monitoring team that will insure the security and safety of all the NNPC pipelines in the state. read more »

  • Nigeria:  PPMC, Abia Bicker Over Pipeline Vandalism

    This Day, 13 September 2012

    Barely two months after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) depot at Osisioma, Abia State was re-opened, the state government Wednesday alleged moves to shut down ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pipeline Vandals Are Enemies of Nigerian State

    This Day, 21 August 2012

    Abia State Commissioner for Petroleum and Solid Minerals Development, Mr. Don Ubani spoke with Ejiofor Alike on efforts to curb pipeline vandalism in Nigeria read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abia Govt Accuses Ihie Youths of Oil Theft, Pipeline Vandalism

    Vanguard, 15 August 2012

    ABIA State Government has accused youths from Ihie community in Ugwunagbo Local Government Area of vandalizing oil pipelines and scooping petroleum products in Ukwa West area. read more »