Nigerian Army Cracks Down on Illegal Refineries

The Joint Task Force has shut down 134 illegal crude refineries and seized two barges used by oil thieves in the Niger Delta.

  • Nigeria:  JTF and Alleged Complicity in Oil Theft

    This Day, 2 December 2013

    Members of the Joint Task Force (JTF) stationed in the Niger Delta to fight the illegal activities of oil thieves have been identified as part of the oil theft cartel in a recent ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  JTF Destroys 135 Illegal Refineries in Niger Delta

    Daily Trust, 2 December 2013

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said yesterday in Yenagoa it has shut down 134 illegal crude refineries and seized two barges used by oil thieves. read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Destroys 135 Illegal Refineries, Seizes Two Barges in Niger Delta

    Premium Times, 1 December 2013

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said on Sunday in Yenagoa it had shut down 134 illegal crude refineries and seized two barges used by oil thieves. read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Destroys 135 Illegal Refineries

    Leadership, 1 December 2013

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said on Sunday in Yenagoa it had shut down 134 illegal crude refineries and seized two barges used by oil thieves. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Military Cracks Down on Illegal Oil

    Premium Times, 24 November 2013

    ‪The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, operation Pulo Shield, on Sunday announced it has dismantled a militant camp in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River. read more »

  • Nigeria:  New Report Shows JTF Neck-Deep in Niger Delta Oil Theft

    Premium Times, 21 November 2013

    In addition to providing security cover for oil theft, JTF officials own shares in oil theft consortiums, the report says. read more »

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