Tag: Kerosene


Average price of kerosene, cooking gas increases in June — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N370.29 in June from N363.50 in May. The bureau said this in its “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (June 2021)’’ obtained from its website on Saturday in Abuja. The[Read More…]

Just Like The Days of Abacha, Lagos, Benin Residents Turn To Firewood And Charcoal

Residents of Benin City, Edo, have turned to the use of firewood and charcoal as alternative to cooking gas and kerosene following the scarcity and hike in prices of both products. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the price of a litre of kerosene at filling stations in[Read More…]

Poor Nigerians Groan As Kerosene Soars To N400/litre

The price of Kerosene, an essential household commodity, has increased by 60 per cent in Kaduna, from N1,100 a gallon in December, 2016 to N1,600 in first week of January 2017. Dealers of the product told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Friday, that the products suddenly[Read More…]

NNPC Imports 36.7m Litres of Aviation Fuel for Yuletide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has taken a giant step to ease the shortage of aviation fuel that had recently led to cases of flight delays and cancellations across the nation’s airports. NNPC on Monday said it had imported about 38.7million litres of aviation fuel which represented about 26-day[Read More…]

Senate Slashes Petrol And Kerosene Subsidy

The Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly, the Senate, on Wednesday, slashed the allocation for petrol and kerosene subsidies presented by the Ministry of Finance in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework for 2015 – 2017. The upper chamber, while approving the MTEF, slashed petrol subsidy from N200 billion to[Read More…]

Kerosene For Votes, Kashamu Distributes 66,000 Litres To Osun State Residents

The Chairman, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, has said his organisation, Omoilu Foundation, distributed 66,000 litres of kerosene to residents of Osun State. Kashamu, who spoke in Ede with PUNCH on Sunday through the Managing Director of the Foundation, Mr. Samson[Read More…]

‘Subsidy No Longer Sustainable’ Alison-Madueke Considers Total Removal

Plans may have been concluded by the Federal Government of Nigeria to stop subsidizing the consumption of petroleum products in the country. Last week, Finance Commissioners resolved that the subsidy of petroleum products be removed totally so as the increase the revenue for the various states government. READ HERE In[Read More…]

Senate Gives PPPRA 2 Weeks To Submit Kerosene, Fuel Subsidy Details

The Senate Committee on Finance has given the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) two weeks to submit certification details of subsidy for kerosene and petrol from July 2013 to December 2013. The committee is investigating the alleged non-remittance of 20 billion dollars to the Federation Account by the Nigeria[Read More…]