Tag: DPR

DPR revokes 32 private refinery licences

The Department of Petroleum Resources has declared that 32 private refinery licences invalid. According to the Department, the licences had expired since 2018, bringing the number of valid refinery project licences to 23 as of March 2021. Among these refineries are: BUA Refinery & Petrochemicals (Akwa Ibom); Dee Jones (Cross[Read More…]

DPR Shuts Down Six Petrol Stations In Sokoto For Causing Artificial Scarcity

By Chris Nomjov The Department of Petroleum Resources, Tuesday, sealed six independent marketers’ filling stations in Sokoto and its environs for causing hoarding petrol and related offences. The Zonal Operations Controller of the department in charge of Sokoto and Kebbi states, Alhaji Mohammed Makera, disclosed this to newsmen in Sokoto[Read More…]

‘Buhari May Keep Petroleum Minister Portfolio For Himself’ – Olusegun Adeniyi

Former Presidential Spokesman Olusegun Adeniyi seemed to posit in his This day Column that President Buhari won’t appoint a Minister Of Petroleum but instead would keep the portfolio to himself as Obasanjo did. Olusegun Adeniyi is a Nigerian Journalists and one with credible sources so we’ve decided to quote and[Read More…]

Hoarding, Long Queues And Panic Buying; Fuel Scarcity Looms In Abuja Ahead Of Saturday Polls

By Chris Nomjov and Agency Reporter Motorists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have resorted to panic buying, amidst growing fuel scarcity in Abuja. The fuel scarcity that resurfaced in the city on Monday is biting harder as cars queue for hours at filling stations in search of fuel. The[Read More…]