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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
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Let’s deregulate oil sector to build roads – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has stressed the need for the deregulation of the petroleum sector to make fund available for the construction of roads and provision of other basic amenities.

Nigerian Navy arrests five vandals, recovers stolen petrol

The Nigerian Navy operatives attached to the Forward Operating Base (FOB), on Thursday arrested five suspected pipeline vandals with 136 jerry cans laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).
People gather at the scene after a fire spread to one of the biggest markets in Nigeria following an explosion of a fuel tanker, in Onitsha, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, on October 17, 2019. (Photo by UMUKORO OTOBORE - AFP)

Coincidences of Anambra fire disasters and alleged sponsored attacks

Hoodlums gave the disasters recorded in Onitsha, Nnewi, Agulu and Nteje communities in Anambra, between Wednesday Oct.16 and Friday Oct.18, the colouration of sponsored attacks, because the incidences occurred in quick succession.

Tanker explosion averted in Enugu

A tanker explosion was averted at Ugwu Onyeama axis of Enugu-Onitsha expressway on Friday morning.
A collision involving a Dangote truck and a loaded fuel tanker on Lagos Island had resulted in the spilling of fuel on the road.

Fuel spill as Dangote truck, fuel tanker collide in Lagos — video

A collision involving a Dangote truck and a loaded fuel tanker on Lagos Island had resulted in the spilling of fuel on the road.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Fuel subsidy to gulp N450 billion in 2020 – minister

Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said under-recovery of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as fuel subsidy, will gulp N450 billion in 2020.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Border closure: Joint security operatives seize N1.4 billion items – Hameed Ali

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hammed Ali, said operatives of the ongoing Joint Border Security had seized items worth N1.4 billion since the partial closure of borders.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Federal government launches ‘Operation White’ to track fuel distribution

The federal government has inaugurated ‘Operation White,’ a critical transparency initiative to be carried out by an 89-man monitoring team for the tracking of movement of petroleum products in and out of the country including importation and distribution.

NNPC raises the alarm over pipeline vandalism

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised the alarm on the increasing menace of oil pipeline vandalism which hit a record high of 228 pulverized points in July.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC records N4.26 billion trading surplus in one month

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, declared a trading surplus of N4.26 billion in its operations for the month of July 2019.
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: Daily petrol usage drops by 11 million litres after border closure

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed that the country’s daily consumption of petrol dropped from about 61 million litres to 50.22 million litres following the partial closure of Nigeria’s western border with Benin Republic and giving credence to claims that millions of litres are smuggled daily to Cameroon, Niger, Chad and Benin Republic.

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.

33 illegal migrants arrested

The Inter-Security Task Force set up by the Federal Government to conduct joint border security in four geopolitical zones have arrested 33 illegal migrants and seized several items in a week operation.

NNPC supplied 1.76 billion litres of petrol in June

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that 1.76bn litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, was supplied in June.

NNPC records 77 per cent increase in pipeline vandalism in June

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded 77 per cent rise in cases of oil pipeline vandalism in its network of pipeline infrastructure across the country in June 2019.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in second quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics said 5.61 billion litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) was imported into the country in the second quarter of 2019.

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.

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