Tag: oil theft

  • Nigeria in piracy swoop

    Unfortunately, the legislation to prosecute them still hasn’t been passed. Navy arrests 40 for alleged piracy The Navy said yesterday that it had arrested 40 suspects in the past two […]

  • Black market oil

    The higher the barrel price, the higher the crime rate. Oil’s $133 Billion Black Market By Yale Global Oil is still the world’s leading energy source, with growing demand, a fluctuating […]

  • Droning on and on

    Portable surveillance may be the answer. Deploying drones for maritime security By Sulaimon Salau As the development of drone technology gathers momentum, and gets attention of the global maritime space, Nigeria […]

  • Modular refinery work starts

    Hopes that local refineries will reduce oil theft. Government kicks off 5,000 daily output modular refinery in Imo The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday performed […]

  • Militancy ‘contained’ claim

    A rather bold claim that almost certainly won’t backfire… Militancy in Niger Delta Contained, Says Navy By Kingsley Nwezeh The Nigerian Navy said weekend it had contained militant activities in the […]

  • Nigeria’s prevention problems

    Maritime crime still a major issue. Poor funding, corruption hampering security BAYO AKOMOLAFE Four years after the Yaoundé summit on maritime security, efforts by Nigeria and other maritime countries in […]

  • Catch & Release

    Loopholes in legislation. Court bonds make fight against oil theft difficult – Nigerian Navy By: Bolaji Ogundele The Nigerian Navy has lamented the negative effect of unbridled granting of court bonds […]

  • 200 boats in two years

    Plenty of assets but crime persists. Navy Inducts 200 Boats In Two Years The Nigerian Navy says it has inducted over 200 assorted boats into the naval platforms in the […]

  • Nigeria deploys new assets

    New capabilities should improve visible presence. Navy Deploys 16 Warships to Critical Oil Installations in N’Delta, W’Africa Chiemelie Ezeobi The Nigerian Navy yesterday inaugurated 16 newly acquired warships and boats, […]

  • NIMASA’s piracy concerns

    If only there was an agency charged with preventing…oh. NIMASA laments pirate attacks on Nigerian waters By Sulaimon Salau The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed concerns about […]