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Four held for selling adulterated petroleum products in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Imo State Command Tuesday arrested four suspects who deal in illegal petroleum products known as Automated Gasoline Oil or diesel to unsuspecting buyers.

NBS: Average price for kerosene, diesel, petrol rose in August

The average prices paid by consumers for kerosene, Automotive Gas Oil (diesel) and Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased in August, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics has said.
The military command in Borno State, on Monday, set ablaze four vehicles allegedly belonging to the Boko Haram. The vehicles were intercepted while transporting motorcycle spare parts and fuel.

Nigerian troops burn four Boko Haram vehicles, equipment

The military command in Borno State, on Monday, set ablaze four vehicles allegedly belonging to the Boko Haram. The vehicles were intercepted while transporting motorcycle spare parts and fuel.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Customs seizes smuggled oil in Kebbi

The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

15 ships at Lagos ports with petroleum products

Fifteen ships conveying petroleum products and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.
FILE PHOTO: Protests against Germany's "Dieselgate" in front of Germany's Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure where ministers and car executives hold a meeting to agree ways to cut inner-city pollution to try to stave off bans on diesel cars and restore the tarnished reputation of the country's auto industry in Berlin, Germany, August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo

Berlin to impose partial diesel driving bans from October

Driving bans imposed on older diesel-powered vehicles are to go into effect on certain heavily polluted streets in two districts of Berlin from the beginning of October, officials said on Thursday.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

20 ships with various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 20 ships to bring food and other goods from Aug. 14 to Aug. 30 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.
Two men carry the remains of a burnt out motorbike after a fuel tanker exploded on August 10, 2019, in Morogoro, 200 kilometres west of the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. It was a scene of horror. PHOTO - STRINGER - AFP

Bodaboda riders bore the brunt of Tanzania fuel tanker fire

It was at around 8.30am on Saturday when hell broke loose in the busy Tanzanian town of Morogoro, about 200 metres from the municipality’s Msamvu bus station.

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in Q2 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has announced that 5.61 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol were imported into the country in the second quarter of the year.

Rauf Aregbesola: Nigeria’s economy poor, tiny

Immediate past governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola has said that despite previous reports that Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa, in reality, the country is poor with a ‘very tiny’ economy.

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices second time in a week

Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher.
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NBS: Kogi residents paid highest petrol price in June

The National Bureau of Statistics says Kogi residents paid the highest price for Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol in June.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

16 ships loaded with petrol, commodities arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday that sixteen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.

BudgIT: Federal government should privatise state-owned refineries

BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector.

NPPAN: Palm oil will earn Nigeria huge forex

The National Palm Produce Association of Nigeria (NPPAN) says the country will benefit a lot from Crude Palm oil (CPO) as a leading foreign exchange earner with its price now 500 dollars per tonne against 426 dollars of crude oil.

Iran sanctions: India gets extra oil from major producers

India will get additional supplies from other major oil producing countries to compensate for the loss of Iranian oil, India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, said on Tuesday.

Petroleum prices: Petrol remains steady as kerosene, diesel climb

The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the price of kerosene, diesel others increased in the month of March 2019.

NUPENG urges Nigerians to stop panic buying of fuel

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Saturday called on Nigerians to stop panic buying of petrol and diesel as there was enough of the products in circulation.

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