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EFCC arrests 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers in Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers.

They were nabbed at a location within the new Government Reservation Area in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, announced the arrest in a statement on Wednesday.

The suspects are Thompson George, Asu Tommy, John Joseph, Imoh Anthonia, Adegbejire Michael, Mayei Godpower, Demian Israel Kelechi, Banyo Fred and Atuaka Chisom.

Others are Elliot Diamond, Simeon Blessing, Umukoro Victor, Horsefall Reuben, Munku Jonah Munga, Nweke John, Amos Daniel, Chikwe Chinedu and Gloria Horsfall.

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They were caught with a truck with reg. no. Lagos AAA 995 XH, Toyota Avalon car with reg. no. Rivers SKP 327 AW, and Nissan Murano Jeep with reg. no. Rivers PHC 434 AE.

The truck was loaded with products suspected to be illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) packed in 9 Geepee tanks of 3,000 litres and three big drums filled with the same product.

The Avalon car conveyed products suspected to be illegally refined AGO in cellophane bags.

Uwujaren added that the suspects would be arraigned as soon as investigation is concluded.


  1. Nawa people get, there is saying that a hungry man is an angry man. If there is work in this country will people think of this kind nagetive job, some of them there are graduate with good cert, but no job for them what Less do you expect from them. U spent a some of money to see yourself through to school for better liven, now illiterate ones are the ones that occupy federal government work…. Create jobs for people FG

    • They got them arrested for illegal oil bunkring,do the efcc caught them red handed at the scene while committing this said offense,or they were pick pointed through investigation after the incident, that make efcc to addressed them suspect, even covered their faces?

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