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DPR seals 16 filling stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it had sealed 16 filling stations for selling petrol above N145 per litre pump price.

PENGASSAN begins nationwide strike

One of Nigeria’s largest oil unions launched a nationwide strike on Monday over the laying off of its workers, its general secretary said.

PENGASSAN strike: Fuel queues return to Lagos, Abuja

Following threats by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to embark on a nationwide strike from today (Monday), many fillings stations that dispensed petrol last week have shut down their stations.

Federal govt begins implementation of gas master plan, awards $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kano pipeline

The implementation of the Nigerian Gas Master Plan (NGMP) got underway at the weekend as the federal government announced the award of $2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract designed to run from Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano.

Minister Chris Ngige begs PENGASSAN to shelve planned strike action

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has appealed to members the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to shelve its planned strike scheduled to begin on Monday, December 18 in the spirit of the conciliation brokered between it and Neconde Energy Services Ltd.

DPR warns against panic buying, stockpiling of fuel

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Anambra has warned members of the public against storing petroleum product in their homes to avoid possible fire outbreak.

Six petroleum marketers suspended in Akwa Ibom for diversion of products

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket field, says it has suspended six marketers in Akwa Ibom for diverting petroleum products.

How $2.8bn pipeline contract will change Nigeria’s energy landscape – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said the nation’s energy landscape was set for a major change with the award of a $2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract approved by the Federal Executive Council as proposed by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

NSCDC busts petrol stations hoarding fuel

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Osun State Command acting on intelligent information, raided some fueling stations in Boripe and Ifelodun Local Government Areas of the state recently.

$550m Ondo power plant: PPA will boost investors’ confidence, improve national grid by 550MW

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Kingline Development (KLD) and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) for construction of 550Mega Watts(MW) plant valued at 550million dollars will boost confidence of would-be investors in the project.

DPR urges fuel consumers to stop panic buying

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kano Operations, has urged consumers to stop panic buying, as products are being distributed under close monitoring by the agency.

Power generation hits highest levels this month

Nigeria recorded the three highest power generation figures for the first time in her electricity generation history, report from the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed.

N10bn universities solar project aimed at developing education sector – power ministry

The project, is part of the Energizing Education Programme (EEP) of the Federal Government aimed at rejuvenating the nation’s education system by providing uninterrupted power supply to the institutions, the ministry said.

NNPC discovers 144 truckloads of diverted fuel

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday stated that its monitoring team together with security agencies set up to rapidly end remnants of petroleum products supply gaps in parts of the country has discovered 144 trucks that were not streamed by some marketers in Kano.

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Long queues resurface in Lagos, petrol hawkers back

Lagos residents on Monday saw the return of long queues at petrol filling stations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

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