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The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend.

NSCDC arrests two fishermen for ‘petrol smuggling’

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to Benin Republic.
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NSCDC arrests 27 suspects with adulterated petroleum products in Cross River

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River, said it arrested 27 suspects with adulterated petroleum products in the state between Oct. 2019 till date.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate probes NNPC over $396 million spent on refineries’ maintenance

The Senate on Thursday resolved to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the sum of $396 million expended on Turn-Around Maintenance of refineries in the country between 2013 and 2015.

NDPR refining capacity hits 5,000 bpd

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: 18 billion litres of petrol supplied in 2019

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has said over 18 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) were supplied in Nigeria last year.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Border closure: Ogun governor urged to boost local economies of affected areas

The President of Gbenga Akinwade Foundation, Engr Gbenga Akinwande, has appealed to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, on the need to boost the local economies of areas affected by the temporary border closure in Ogun West Senatorial District.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC declares N13.23 billion surplus for October 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a trading surplus of ₦13.23billion in October 2019.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

Yuletide: DPR seal two fuel stations, LPG plant in Kogi

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Kogi State has sealed two petrol stations in the capital, for underdispencing products to unsuspecting customers.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.

Customs seize N7.6 million smuggled petrol at Seme border

The Seme Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized Premium Motor Spirit worth N7,697,299.00 in the last eleven months of 2019. This is even as the Command stated that within the same period under review, hard drugs and narcotics worth N37,874,400.00 were impounded by its officers.
Another bizarrely creative efforts by the smugglers was discovered on Wednesday when the joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted 23 jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) concealed in two caskets at Idiroko border.

Customs intercepts jerry cans of petrol concealed in two caskets

Bizarre tales of desperation are turning up as smugglers intensified efforts to beat the ongoing closure of Nigeria’s borders with neighbouring countries by the Federal Government.

DPR sanctions three petrol outlets, two gas plants in Delta

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office, says it has sanctioned three petrol stations and two gas plants over alleged sharp practices in Delta.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Nine Boko Haram terrorists, one soldier killed in Borno

Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigerians paid more for kerosene in October

The National Bureau of Statistics said the average price paid by consumers for kerosene increased in October while the cost of petrol, cooking gas and diesel decreased.

PPPRA: Open market price of petrol hits N163.68

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) said that the current open price market of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as Petrol as at Nov. 15 was N163.68.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Subsidy on petrol now N18.68 per litre

The current open market price for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol is N163.68 per litre, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency stated on Monday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Border closure: House of Reps condemn ban on petrol sale to border communities

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Customs Service to lift the ban on the sales of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) within 20km to the country’s borders.
A fuel tanker suspected to have been used to lift premium motor spirit illegally has gone up in flames in Abesan-Ipaja area of Lagos State.

Oil tanker goes up in flames in Lagos — in pictures

Officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nigeria Police Force and those of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps were all present at the scene of the fire

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