Class : JSS 3

TERM : Second Term

WEEK : Week 4


  • Wall Chart
  • Explanatory posters/pictures

Reference Materials

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum


Previous Knowledge :

Learners have previous knowledge of


that was taught in the previous lesson

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say the meaning of oil bunkering
  • explain the economic impact of oil bunkering on the national economy
  • suggest ways by which government can reduce oil bunkering






Content :



It is direct tapping of oil by individuals or group of individuals without government approval,

In simple words,it means stealing of petroleum products through the pipeline or any other means.

It may also involves the use of vessels and ships to move out petroleum products that are meant to be used by Nigerian illegally out of the country.

.A person dealing in trade of bunker fuel is called a Bunker Trader .

.Bunkering is the illegal theft of Nigerian Crude or refined oil

Causes of illegal oil Bunkering

Crave for wealth


Economic hardship and suffering

Influence of friends

Government neglects

Inequality of distribution of common wealth

Lack of social amenities in the host communities


Effects of illegal oil Bunkering :

Drastic fall in government revenue

insufficient funds to run the economy

Fire disasters

Loss of innocent lives

Shortage of petroleum products

Loss of property to fire outbreak during illegal tapping of fuel or bunkering

Sales of adulterated petroleum product is encourage

Importation of expired foods and drugs

This is the act of bringing in expired products particularly foods and drugs from another country.

some unpatriotic citizens often collude with foreigners to import expired canned food,frozen foods,and drugs create more health problems for the citizens. some people even go as far as changing the expire dates of the wrappers or containers of such fake or expired products .

The effects of these nefarious activities is more diseases which sometimes lead to death.

Why some callous individuals sell expired products 

Love of money

Corrupt security agents

Porous borders,

Negligence or non nonchalant attitude towards human lives

Effects of selling expired products 


Increase in diseases and illness

Bad image on the nation

Prevention :

Tight borders

Purging of the security agents at the borders

Strict check of imported goods by NAFDAC officers

Punishment of the offenders










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The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


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Evaluation :


What is illegal oil bunkering


What is a person that does bunkering called ?


state two causes of illegal oil bunkering

list two effects and solutions to illegal oil bunkering


Write out two ways by which government can discourage bunkering in Nigeria




Conclusion :


The teacher summarize the lesson. He or she gives out a board summary of the topic as note . He or she goes round to mark and does the necessary corrections




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