Thursday, 25 April 2013

Nigerian Navy Inaugurates Website on Crude Oil Theft

Nigerian Navy has inaugurated a new website on crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism in order to create a channel through which information on how to curb the menace would be passed across to the citizenry, relevant stakeholders and concerned authorities.
This was contained in a statement by the Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Commodore Kabiru Aliyu.
Aliyu said the move was in furtherance of the directive of President Goodluck Jonathan on October 8, 2012 to the Nigerian Navy to ensure that crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism are wiped out from the nation’s maritime environment.
He explained that the website, provides details relating to exploration, nominations, approvals, movement and trans-shipment of petroleum products as promulgated by relevant authorities.
The Naval spokesman further explained that the website would serves as a platform to share information, exchange ideas with the international community and report suspicious activities.
He said the website would also generate the desired global awareness on the scourge of oil theft and pipeline vandalism.

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