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NNPC to begin retail of petrol in West Africa

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Wednesday in Abuja said it would begin retailing of petroleum products across markets in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the next two years.

Police parades 13 suspected oil thieves

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.

Senators laud federal government over approval of N20 billion for Ikorodu-Shagamu Road

The Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Mr. Gbenga Ashafa, has commended the Federal Government over the approval of N20 billion for the rehabilitation and construction of the Ikorodu, Ogiji, Mosinmi-Sagamu Expressway.

Era of fuel scarcity is gone for good – NNPC chief

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, on Saturday assured Nigerians that the era of fuel scarcity is gone for good.

Return to official petrol pump prizes excites Warri residents

Residents of Warri and its environs have commended officials of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) over what they called ‘efficient strategy’ in the supply of petroleum products which has led to the crash of petrol otherwise known as PMS to the official pump prize in most filling stations.

DPR monitoring team intercepts 5 petrol trucks in Kano

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Kano has intercepted five trucks laden with 225,000 litres of fuel while being diverted from the State’s NNPC Depot to unknown destination.

Petrol pipeline explodes in Lagos

An explosion has occurred on a petrol pipeline in Baruwa community, a suburb of Lagos state.

DPR seals affiliate NNPC station for selling above pump price in Bayelsa

The Department of Petroleum Resources, Bayelsa State, has sealed off an affiliate NNPC filling station at Edepie in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state for selling above government stipulated price through under-dispensing.

Why fuel scarcity will persist – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said that scarcity of fuel would persist unless government breaks the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)’s monopoly of importation and distribution of petroleum products.

DPR investigates alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), North-West Zonal office, Kaduna, says it is investigating alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe.

NNPC chief urges marketers to stick to N145 petrol pump price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), has urged petroleum products marketers to stick to the N145 per litre approved pump price for petrol in order to make life easy for Nigerians.

DPR seals 70 stations for sharp practices

The Operations Controller, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Warri zone, Mr Antai Asuquo, said it sealed 70 filling stations for alleged sharp practices in parts of Delta in past six weeks.

Why petrol scarcity has persisted – Unions

Some oil unions on Saturday blamed the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) for the persistent petrol queues being experienced across the country.

Shortfall of petrol supply to Kaduna reason for scarcity – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that the persistent fuel scarcity being experienced in Kaduna State and neighbouring states is largely due to shortage in supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Fuel scarcity: DPR seals five stations in Delta

Five filling stations have been sealed in Asaba and Kwale, Delta State by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for either selling Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) above approved pump price or hoarding the product as fuel scarcity is yet to abate.

Fuel scarcity: IPMAN urges NNPC to restructure distribution chain

To end permanently the perennial scarcity of fuel in the country there is need for NNPC to review the distribution chain of the petroleum products with a view to dealing directly with the independent marketers, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has stated.

NNPC: Why fuel queues resurfaced in Lagos, Abuja

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, an arm of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has explained that the resurgence fuel queues in Lagos and Abuja was a result of malfunctioning of the channel controlling the piping of products from vessels to marketers’ facilities at the Lagos harbour.

We don’t need National Assembly approval to subsidise petrol – NNPC

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has given reasons for paying ‘subsidy’ on petrol without appropriation from the National Assembly.

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