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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.

Federal govt orders arrest of marketers who hoard petrol

The Federal Government has ordered security agencies to arrest petroleum marketers who purposely hoard products to create the artificial scarcity currently being experienced.

NNPC warns oil marketers against hoarding fuel

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday warned oil marketers to desist from hoarding petroleum products or risk arrest by law enforcement agencies.

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.

‎Fuel scarcity meant to prepare Nigerians for N185 pump price – Governor Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately causing the current scarcity of fuel in the country so as to be able to justify “a planned” increment in petrol pump price from N145 to N185 per litre.

Security guard shoots bread seller dead in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a security guard of the NNPC Petrol Station at Shagari Village junction in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly shooting and killing a bread seller, identified as Ojomo Tunji.

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.

President Buhari’s blockbuster north-south gas highway

These contracts for pipelines and LNG terminals to be set up at various points will therefore expand opportunities for balanced national development to counter the backwardness and geographical disadvantages of the North and the East.

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.

Nigerian Navy recover 1330 jerrycans of petrol from oil thieves

The Nigerian Navy says they have recovered 1,330 jerry cans filled with petrol during a raid on oil thieves in Atlas Cove Island in Lagos.

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.

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.

Apologise to Nigerians on the war against Boko Haram – PDP tells APC

Following the approval of $1 billion for the war against Boko Haram, to be taken from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday demanded that an apology be tendered to Nigerians by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government “for deceiving Nigerians on the state of war against Boko Haram.”

FAAC meeting adjourned over NNPC’s failure to provide component statement

The meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee scheduled for Friday was put off till Saturday because stakeholders had not received the component statement from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

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Long queues resurface in Lagos, petrol hawkers back

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