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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Ondo State has ordered the closure of filling stations across the state over the arrest of its members.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to an ongoing investigation into “discrepancies” in fuel subsidy, saying its reintroduction is fraudulent.
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, summoned Minister of State for Petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, and the Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, over the payment of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) with approval from the National Assembly.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has commenced the direct supply of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, to independent oil marketers in order to effectively clear the fuel queues still prevalent in some parts of the country.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has deployed more of its depots and other throughput facilities to enforce the N133.28 per litre Ex-Depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, to marketers directly.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed six fuel stations in Anambra for allegedly hoarding and selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre.
As shortages of petroleum product linger nationwide, Vice President of Industrial Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu, on Saturday, asked the Federal Government to rise to the occasion due to the adverse effects on the masses.
A member of the National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Issa Aremu, has urged Nigerians to resist any increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol.
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 Department of Petroleum Resources in Bayelsa State on Friday sealed off some errant petrol stations in Yenagoa, the state capital, for selling above the government regulated price of N145 per litre of fuel.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to picket filling stations selling petroleum products above official pump prices.
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.
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a Supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Sani Batsari.
The medical holy grail of a blood test for cancer has moved a step closer after a US trial of a new technique detected eight different kinds of tumour.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil liberties advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed an application challenging the designation of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, has queried the competence of the security agencies and their inability to stop the attacks and killings by herdsmen in Benue State.
About 200 protesters marched Wednesday in the Sudanese capital's twin city of Omdurman against rising food prices, with anti-riot police firing tear gas to disperse the rally.
Fighting at the Libyan capital’s only working international airport killed at least 10 people Monday, officials said, after militiamen attacked it in an attempt to free colleagues held at a jail there.
The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohammed Ibn Chambers, and other eminent Nigerians have warned of the consequences of the lingering farmers/herders clashes in various parts of the country, noting that the development if not checked was capable of causing food crisis in the country.
Following the moves by the Federal Government to introduce cattle colonies in the country as a panacea to the clashes between farmers and herdsmen, the Association of Middle Belt Ethnic Nationalities (ASOMBEN) has rejected the idea, vowing never to cede any land from the geopolitical zone for such project.
Spanish tax authorities are investigating whether payments from FC Barcelona to Lionel Messi’s foundation were used to help the player evade taxes, Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Saturday.