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NSCDC Uncovers Illegal Oil Refinery Along Rivers-Abia Border

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By Adedapo Adesanya The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested nine suspected oil thieves at an illegal oil refinery in a forest boundary between Rivers and Abia States. This is according to a statement by the NSCDC Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Babawale Afolabi, on Monday in Abuja. Mr Afolabi said that based on the agency’s dedication to wage war against illegal bunkering, the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CGsSIS) laid intelligence surveillance at the site, which aided in the successful arrest. “We apprehended nine suspects caught in the act of illegally refining stolen crude extracted from