Govt Confirms Boko Haram Abduction of 200 Female Students in Borno

The Nigerian Government has finally agreed that some gunmen kidnapped some female students in...

National Assembly Members Scamper For Safety From Complex Over Bomb Scare

The members of the National Assembly as well as the staffs have all ran out of the Assembly...

Trouble for Obiano as Appeal Court restores multiple registration case

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday ordered the restoration of all paragraphs...

Borno Girls Kidnap Disrupt Proceedings at National Conference

Proceedings at the on-going National Conference in Abuja took a different turn on Tuesday as the...

President Jonathan Vows to Catch perpetrators of Abuja Terror Bombing

Nigeria’s state security organizations have launched a joint investigation into Monday’s bombing...

  • Govt Confirms Boko Haram Abduction of 200 Female Students in Borno

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:47
  • National Assembly Members Scamper For Safety From Complex Over Bomb Scare

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:36
  • Trouble for Obiano as Appeal Court restores multiple registration case

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:11
  • Borno Girls Kidnap Disrupt Proceedings at National Conference

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:03
  • President Jonathan Vows to Catch perpetrators of Abuja Terror Bombing

    Monday, 14 April 2014 23:52

Nigerian Ex-Minister and Oil Magnet arrested over oil theft

Share

A former Minister of Interior and owner of integrated Oil and Gas Limited Captain Emmanuel Iheanacho has been arrested over his involvement in  the hijack of a vessel, M.T. Grace,  laden with suspected stolen petroleum products. Disclosing this to  newsmen in Lagos, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime  Administration and

Safety Agency (NIMASA)  Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi said Iheanacho was arrested yesterday when the search for the sponsors of these pirates led to the tracing of the stolen products to integrated oil and gas tank farm.

IHEANACHO 

FORMER Minister of Interior Captain Emmanuel Ihenacho

Akpobolokemi who represented by NIMASA’s  Executive Director in charge of maritime labour services and Cabotage Barr. Obi Nwabueze said that the premises of integrated has been sealed off pending investigation.

He  said NIMASA has come to the realisation that behind the facade there are the kingpins and the big men who facilitate piracy adding the agency in collaboration with other security operatives will unravel the people behind the sale, purchase and storage of the stolen products.

“You recalled we had cause to parade some pirates here and we did say that we were going to continue to look for those who were behind these pirates because we came to the realisation that behind the facade there are the kingpins and the big men who facilitate piracy.

“So in line with our promise to the Nigerian public, we intensified our search for the big men behind the scene  and we are happy to tell you today  that we have  been able to trace them to  a company, a major company  integrated oil and gas.

“The products that were stolen from the activities of piracy  were conveyed  and stored at integrated oil and gas. As we speak we have sealed off the company and we have arrested the top management of the company.”

Video Gallery

Photos

Anambra State U...
Image Detail
Anambra State U...
Image Detail
Anambra State U...
Image Detail
Anambra State U...
Image Detail
Anambra State U...
Image Detail
President Goodl...
Image Detail
President Goodl...
Image Detail

© Elombah.com | Site Maintenance by MDS