Tag: Petrol Scarcity

Long Queues of Motorists Have Resurfaced At Filling Stations In Abuja, Lagos As Petrol Scarcity Bites

Barely a week after the fuel scarcity across Nigeria subsided in major cities, long queues of motorists have resurfaced at filling stations in Abuja, Lagos and other parts of the country. The fuel scarcity lasted through the Christmas and New Year celebrations forcing thousands of motorists to spend hours queuing[Read More…]

“Coward Like You” – Nigerians Blasts 2Face Idibia after he Called For Another Protest Over Petrol Scarcity

Nigerian artiste, Innocent Idibia, better known as Tuface or 2baba on Saturday called for a protest against filling stations selling petroleum products at unofficial prices. “Make we start campaign say make dem shut down any filling station wey no dey sell petrol normal”, the African Queen crooner wrote on his[Read More…]

Nigerian Gov’t Blames Marketers Over Nationwide Petroleum Scarcity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has blamed the current petroleum scarcity in the country on marketers of the product. Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the company, said this in a statement by Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC spokesman. Assuring that the fuel scarcity would fizzle out this week, Baru warned marketers against[Read More…]

Police Boss Orders Arrest of Persons Selling Petrol In “Jerry-Cans” Nationwide

IGP ORDERS THE ARREST, PROSECUTION OF PERSONS SELLING PETROL IN ‘JERRY-CANS’, PLASTIC CONTAINERS Concerned by untold suffering as well as hazard emanating from the activities of black marketers, especially those who sell petroleum products inside plastic containers/jerry-cans, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, NPM, has directed all[Read More…]

NNPC Needs Buhari’s Approval To End Fuel Scarcity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has once again assured Nigerians of its determination to end the fuel scarcity across the country. A statement by the corporation’s spokesman,Garba Deen Muhammed listed some of the fresh efforts being embarked upon to overcome the challenge of fuel supply.The statement said President Muhammadu[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Begs Nigerians Over Ongoing Hardship From Blackout To Petrol Scarcity; Blames Sabotage

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has apologised to Nigerians over the hardship they are going through with the twin crisis of power outage and fuel crisis. Government however blamed the prevailing power situation in the country on gas failure as well as sabotage and vandalization of power infrastructure. In a statement[Read More…]

Petrol Scarcity Hits Anambra, Port Harcourt Marketers Say Depot Drying Up

Scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), has resurfaced in Awka as its price has gone up to between N110 and N115 in the Anambra State capital and its environs. According to NAN, most filling stations had “no fuel” sign placed at their gates while a few that had the product[Read More…]

FG, Fuel Marketers Agree To End Fuel Scarcity Next Week

The Federal Government and petrol marketers on Friday agreed to put an end to Nigeria’s fuel scarcity problems before the close of business next week Saturday. The meeting, which was well attended by stakeholders in the sector, had top officials from the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Independent Petroleum[Read More…]

Petrol Scarcity Looms as FG N256.2 Billion Debt Threatens Fuel Importation

Nigeria’s Vanguard Newspaper reports that, Nigeria may soon experience another instance of fuel scarcity because the federal government is yet to pay N256.2 billion debt it is owing the Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN). Consequently, MOMAN says it may be unable to import petroleum products. Speaking on the issue, Executive[Read More…]

NNPC Pumps Additional 956m Litres Of Petrol, To End Petrol Scarcity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, at the weekend, said it has pumped additional 956, 501,315 million litres of premium motor spirit, petrol, to the market as part of efforts to restore normalcy to the fuel situation in the country. Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the[Read More…]