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Tempers flared once again at the Senate on Wednesday as senators questioned the commitment of the executive arm of government to protect lives and property of Nigerians.
The Federal Government would prosecute any marketer that sells petrol above the recommended N145 per litre, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has warned.
The Federal Government on Friday said it had commenced a review of the pricing template for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. It noted, however, that the price of the product would remain unchanged.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, says the mandate of the president is to ensure that N145 petrol pump price was maintained Kachikwu while briefing newsmen in Abuja, on Friday said there was no plan to increase the pump price.
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, on Thursday said 4501 petrol trucks vanished from the Nigerian radar in December.
A coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Civil Society for Development Initiative, CSDI, have accused oil marketers of pushing for a return of the fuel subsidy regime.
As part of measures to ensure fuel queues disappear, monitoring teams of the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday, visited some filling stations to ensure compliance with government’s directives on the sale of petrol.
The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, yesterday said the corporation was subsidising fuel because government was not favourably disposed to having the pump price exceed the N145 per litre.
Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has absolved the Federal Government of blames in the fuel crisis that rocked the country, saying greedy oil marketers made the Christmas celebrations bleak.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has vowed that Nigerians will not go into 2018 with the scarcity of petroleum products.
The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has explained the need to subsidize the petroleum products, saying that the government does not want the pump price to go beyond N145 per litre.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to seal off fuel stations found to be hoarding petroleum products and dispense the petroleum free to the public.
The Federal Government has ordered depot operators to engage on 24-hour loading of petrol, in a bid to ease the long queues and scarcity witnessed across the country.
After 10 days of embarking on an indefinite strike, the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Thursday directed its members in public primary schools in Kaduna State to resume duty.
A secondary school student named Sopuruchukwu Onuoha was on Thursday arrested by the operatives of the Owerri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly raping a girl (names withheld) of 12 years.
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Wednesday the Serie A champions are targeting Liverpool's German international Emre Can.
The Police on Thursday arraigned a 20-year-old cattle herder, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing.
The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy before it.
The 2 Brigade Nigeria Army says its troops raided cultists hideout, killing its leader, Akaninyene Jumbo, on January 15, after trailing him to the border between Akwa Ibom and Abia.
Uber and Careem, a Dubai-based ride-hailing app, is planning to hire no fewer than 10, 000 female drivers in Saudi Arabia by June 2018.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned former Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Adamu’s son, Nuriani Adamu, before Justice J. K. Daggard of the Federal High Court, Kano over alleged money laundering.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed disappointment that leaders of the Economic Community of West African States had to use ‘strong-arm tactics’ to get former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh out of office.