Oil Pipeline Fire Kills Dozens in Nigeria


A pipeline explosion in the Arepo area of Ogun State killed about 50 people who went to siphon petroleum products from a ruptured Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation pipeline.
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  • Nigeria:  10 Feared Dead At Arepo Pipeline Explosion

    Vanguard, 12 January 2013

    Atleast 10 suspected vandals were, Saturday, feared dead in an explosion that rocked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,NNPC, pipeline at Arepo village, Owode, Ogun State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  30 Suspected Oil Pipeline Vandals Die in Fire in Arepo - Police

    Leadership, 12 January 2013

    No fewer than 30 persons, suspected to be NNPC vandals died in a pipeline fire at Arepo village, in Ogun early on Saturday, the police said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Six Killed, Others Injured As Vandals Set NNPC Pipeline On Fire

    Leadership, 13 January 2013

    No fewer than six people were allegedly killed while several others were allegedly injured during a clash between some pipeline vandals and men of Security and Civil Defence Corps ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Arepa Explosions - NNPC Officials Aiding, Abetting Vandals - Amosun

    Vanguard, 14 January 2013

    Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Sunday, accused officials of National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of conniving with vandals to wreak havoc on the country's economy ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  30 Killed in Ogun Pipeline Fire

    Daily Trust, 13 January 2013

    No fewer than 30 persons, suspected to be vandals died in a pipeline fire at Arepo village, in Ogun State, early on Saturday, the police said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suspected Pipeline Vandals Arrested in Ogun

    Leadership, 2 January 2013

    The Ogun Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday said it had arrested two suspected pipeline vandals on Ajede road in Ijebu East Local ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pipeline Fire Disrupts Fuel Supply

    This Day, 25 December 2012

    Hope for full restoration of normal fuel supply after the repair of the damaged pipeline at Arepo area of Ogun State has been dashed as the recent pipeline fire in Ije-Ododo ... read more »

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