Nigerian Police, Pipeline Vandals in Shootout

Suspected pipeline vandals engaged officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in a gun battle to avoid arrest.
  • Nigeria:  NSCDC Engages Pipeline Vandals in Gun Duel

    This Day, 31 January 2013

    Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Wednesday engaged a gang of pipeline vandals in a gun duel, recovering about 10,000 litres of petroleum products ... read more »

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Pipeline vandals


  • Nigeria:  U.S. Oil, Pipeline Vandals Threat to Budget Estimates

    Leadership, 30 January 2013

    The federal government may have tough times implementing provisions of the 2013 budget as United States of America's planned increase in crude oil production as well as theft and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG Blames Pipelines Vandalism on NNPC

    Vanguard, 29 January 2013

    THE leadership of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has berated the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for not ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Blame Game Over Pipeline Vandalism

    Leadership, 27 January 2013

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) last Monday responded to the claims of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State that the corporation had consistently displayed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Taking Concrete Action Against Pipeline Vandalism

    This Day, 22 January 2013

    Recent accusation by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, that the officials of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) were involved in aiding and abetting pipeline ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Loses N1.01 Trillion to Oil Theft, Flooding

    Vanguard, 28 January 2013

    Nigeria lost N1.011 trillion ($6.439 billion) to oil theft and production losses arising from the flooding that ravaged most parts of the country last year, as the country recorded ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Lake Chad - NNPC Commences Oil Data Interpretation

    Daily Trust, 29 January 2013

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has invited contractors to provide 2D/3D seismic data interpretation service for lake Chad basin as well as other potential ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Epidemic Ravages Community As Pipeline Vandals Strike Again in Lagos

    This Day, 28 January 2013

    Following the destruction of yet another pipeline in Lagos at the weekend, residents of four communities all in Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos State have sent distress calls to the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria's Oil Production Faces Threat Amid Fears of Vandals Activities

    Vanguard, 27 January 2013

    Nigeria's achievement of all time high 2.6 million barrels of crude oil daily is under threat as pipeline vandals seem set to resume their activities, following some respite after ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Arepo and Pipeline Vandalism

    Leadership, 26 January 2013

    Arepo, a small settlement in Ogun State has been in the news for the wrong reasons: pipeline explosions, pipeline vandalism, deaths in the community and the murder of officials of ... read more »