- The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Delta state has confirmed the involvement of high-profile Nigerians in the oil theft
- The NSCDC says it has one List of these sponsors, drawn from confessed testimonies from suspects in their custody.
- Nigeria has been found to have lost a whopping $3.27 billion since April to incessant cases of oil theft in of the Niger Delta Region
Delta, Asaba – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in The State Delta said it had uncovered and will soon uncover the names of leading Nigerians behind pipeline vandalism and illegal refineries, among other criminal activities, The Guardian newspaper reported.
Peters revealed , that the estimate of stolen crude oil in the Niger Delta region by April 2022 at 3.27 billion US dollar has risen despite a sharp drop in crude oil theft.
He explained that efforts to combat the incessant rate of oil theft have helped reduce such activity recently.
“This is in addition to the recent arrest of a number of suspects and the inauguration of the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad charged with patrolling the oil-rich region.” Brought health.”
Suspects had revealed the identity of their sponsors – NSCDC< /h2>
While he was discussing the names of oil vandals on the NSCDC list, said the spokesman said some of the suspects in their custody had revealed the names of their sponsors.
He said the NSCDC has names of top Nigerians behind crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, illegals refineries, economic sabotage and a multitude of others of socio-economic crimes within the purview of the NSCDC.
< p class="align-left">Peters said the names of all of these sponsors, obtained from confessions, will be released soon. He said the list included high profile figures, respected leaders in the societies, even retired and serving uniformed staff and their relatives.
” But we are still gathering sufficient and substantive evidence before releasing the names of those who sponsor, support and support crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, illegal refineries, illicit trade in petroleum products and economic sabotage in the region.”
< h2> With only 2 days to go until the end of 2021, NSCDC announces a huge loss
In a further development, Niger State NSCDC has published a review of its activities for 2021.
< p class="align-left">The Corps said seven of its officers were lost during the year, among many other clashes with the NSCDC.
NSCDC Niger State commander said also that N56.98 million were confiscated by the State Corps and returned to their owners.
Youth Council Says NSCDC Deployment of Hi-Tech Security Gear Will Curb Crime
Meanwhile, a recent deployment of high-tech security apparatus by the new leadership of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has not gone unnoticed.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) says the initiative will curb crime and protect life and property.
The NSCDC’s new leadership is at the forefront of using technology to fight crime in society.