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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has appealed to the Federal Government to stay action on the implementation of the new ex-depot price.

Fuel queues: IPMAN calls for N148.18 official price enforcement

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Wednesday reiterated the need for enforcement of official price of N148.18 in order to ensure availability of premium motor spirit, otherwise known as petrol.

DPR: We’ve accurate record of crude production

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Friday debunked claims that the exact volume of crude oil produced in the country was not known.

Zulumnomics, civil service and Nigeria’s economic revival

Nigeria is a country where there is a chasm between the leaders and the led. The distrust of the ordinary Nigerian for political office holders is such that most Nigerians celebrate when their leaders encounter tragic situations. If the governor takes ill in some states, a substantial proportion of the electorate would wish death on their state’s chief executive.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for the United Kingdom, where he will meet his doctor for a routine medical check-up.

Nigerians yet to feel impacts of President Buhari’s campaign promises – PDP chieftain

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has lamented that five years into the eight years administration of President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in Nigeria, the citizens were yet to feel the impact of its promises.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC,

IYC backs Labour over rejection of planned fuel price hike

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has thrown its weight behind the move by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to reject the Federal Government planned removal of petroleum subsidy and increase the price of fuel pump price to N234 per litre.
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NNPC to maintain ex-depot price despite N120billion monthly subsidy

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday said it would maintain its current ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) until the conclusion of ongoing engagement with the organized labour and other stakeholders.
The new head of Nigeria's state oil company NNPC, Mele Kyari, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria August 7, 2019. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NNPC chief: N130 billion monthly loss to petrol underpricing no longer sustainable

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, yesterday made a case for a prompt conclusion of talks between the federal government and the organised labour to resolve the dispute over the appropriate pricing of petrol.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Minister: Petrol pump price remains N162

The federal government has once again stated that the petrol pump price remains N162 per litre, adding that it is having discussions with the Nigeria Labour Congress and other stakeholders regarding full deregulation.

Petrol, diesel most expensive in Kebbi in February

Petrol and diesel sold at the highest rates in Kebbi State in February, the National Bureau of Statistics has said.

NBS: Abia, Kogi, Kebbi paid highest for petrol in February 2021

The average price of premium motor spirit (PMS), better known as petrol, was N166.24 in February 2021, according to the latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR: We’re enforcing sale of petrol at N162 per litre in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it is enforcing the N162 and N165 per litre pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in Anambra. \

DPR allays fears of fuel scarcity during Easter festival

Ahead of the upcoming Easter festival, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has reassured Nigerians that there would be no fuel scarcity, urging them to desist from panic buying of the product.

DPR allays fears of fuel scarcity during easter

Addressing journalists after going round on routine surveillance to monitor and ensure that all retail outlets are complying with the recommended price of between N162 to N165 per litre, the Jos office Operations Controller of DPR, Mr. Stanley Ngene, said: “I can assure you that every necessary precaution is being taken by the government to ensure that we do not go back to the days of fuel scarcity.”
The Kano State Hisbah Board has confiscated a tricycle loaded with 100 cartons of alcohol trying to smuggle it into the state.

Hisbah intercepts 25-litre of ‘Burukutu’, 364 bottles of alcoholic beverage

The Hisbah Command in Jigawa has intercepted a 25-litre jerry can of local beer, popularly known as “Burukutu” in the Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.

DPR seals 10 filling stations in Bauchi over illegal pump price

As part of efforts to stop overpricing petrol and manipulation of metering devices, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Bauchi State, has sealed 10 filling stations in Bauchi, the state capital, and Azare town for illegally increasing the pump price of petroleum product.

2023: PDP panel wants zoning scrapped despite clamour for power shift

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may discard zoning as a criterion for picking its presidential candidate for the 2023 election cycle, if the party hierarchy ratifies the recommendation of a committee it set up to investigate its loss in the 2019 general election.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD).

House to conduct investigative hearing on NNPC’s decision to shut down Warri refinery

The House of Representatives has resolved to conduct an investigative hearing on the decision of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to shut down operations at the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 10 filing stations in Bauchi

The Bauchi office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it sealed off no fewer than ten filling stations in the last week for breaching extant rules and regulations of the department.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is working to crash the price of cooking gas in the country.

Abakaliki residents lament high cost of cooking gas

A cross-section of Abakaliki residents has urged the Federal Government and Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agencies to urgently address the rising cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) known as cooking gas.

Petrol price: DPR moves to clampdown on erring filling stations

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) intensified its intensified surveillance of filling stations in Lagos State to ensure compliance with the approved pump price band for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

Petrol pump price: DPR monitors Lagos filling stations

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has intensified surveillance of filling stations in Lagos State to ensure compliance with the approved pump price band for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

CSOs kick against N212 pump price hike

Following the alleged pump price increase of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, to N212.61, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, at the weekend, kicked against every move to actualize that.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kidnap 18 passengers in Oyo

Security situation in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State heightened, yesterday, following the hijack of an 18-seater bus along Igboora-Eruwa road by gunmen, who abducted all passengers in the commercial bus.

Oil industry trainers lose $2 billion in one year

Oil and gas training organisations in Nigeria lost about $2 billion between March 2020 and March 2021, due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses across the world.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari approves appointment of 18 appeal court judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 Justices of the Court of Appeal.
Speaking in the aftermath of his well-received publicity stunt of placing a huge banner featuring his likeness 200 meters from the Santiago Bernabeu, Joan Laporta continued to detail his project should he be successful in becoming Barcelona president.

Barcelona supremo: European Super League a ‘necessity’

Barcelona president Joan Laporta described the European Super League as a “necessity” on Thursday but said the final decision would be given to the club’s members.
The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.

Red Cross condemns ‘horrific’ sexual violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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The president of the new European Super League, Florentino Perez, has assured the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City that they won’t be kicked out of this season’s Champions League after signing up for the breakaway competition.

Florentino Perez: Impossible to expel Man City, Chelsea, Real Madrid from Champions League

The president of the new European Super League, Florentino Perez, has assured the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City that they won’t be kicked out of this season’s Champions League after signing up for the breakaway competition.
Popular rap artiste, Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf better known as CDQ, has described the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arresting him today as someone trying to “set me up.”

CDQ: NDLEA found no drug in my house, beat me up

Popular Nigerian rapper, Sodiq Yusuf, aka CDQ, has dared the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDEA) to show the world the Indian hemp found in his place.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has called on Nigerians, to come together in fighting insecurity.

Lagos deputy governor: Nigerians must come together to fight insecurity

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has called on Nigerians, to come together in fighting insecurity.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he decided to honour Sunday Erhabor, an Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the State Command, who was assaulted by one Victor Ebhomenyen at Four Point by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru last the weekend to encourage other police officers serving in the state to always display high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.

Why Lagos governor honours police officer assaulted in viral video

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he decided to honour Sunday Erhabor, an Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the State Command, who was assaulted by one Victor Ebhomenyen at Four Point by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru last the weekend to encourage other police officers serving in the state to always display high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the front line in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said.

Chad President Idriss Deby dies visiting front-line troops – army

Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the front line in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said.