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PENGASSAN, NUPENG wade into federal government, marketers’ N800 billion subsidy rift

PENGASSAN and NUPENG call for quick resolution of ongoing rift over unpaid fuel subsidy claims before it snowballs into huge crisis that will plunge Nigeria into catastrophic economic mess
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NNPC fast-tracks agreements with bulk purchase marketers

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) fast-tracks agreements with bulk purchase marketers in Nigeria

House of Reps urges federal government to clear oil marketers’ N800 billion debt

The House of Representatives has advised the Federal Government to pay up the independent oil marketers to avoid shutting oil supplies as they have threatened to.

Petroleum marketers urged to regulate products volumes to border communities

To stem cross border leakages and forestall attendant products price hikes, Managing Director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), Mr. Umar Ajiya, has enjoined Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to regulate the volumes of petroleum products dispatched to their members’ affiliate stations close to the country’s borders.

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.

NNPC to refurbish, double pipeline network in 10 years – Maikanti Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday announced plans to refurbish all its existing pipeline and also double the country’s pipeline network within the next 10 years.

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.

NNPC begins enforcement of N133.28 ex-depot petrol price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has deployed more of its depots and other throughput facilities to enforce the N133.28 per litre Ex-Depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, to marketers directly.

NNPC adopts 24-hour depot, retail services to clear fuel queues

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that its adoption of a 24-hour depot and retail services cleared the fuel queues in Abuja, Lagos and many states across the country.

Motorists to get free petrol from stations guilty of hoarding – NPMC

Mr Umar Ajiya, the Managing Director, Nigerian Product Marketing Company, NPMC, on Wednesday, said petrol from filling stations found to be hoarding products would be confiscated and served free to motorists.

Arewa CF urges federal govt to punish culprits of fuel scarcity

Arewa leaders have condemned the fuel scarcity experienced across the country, urging the management of NNPC to investigate the cause and punish the culprits.

Five ships with 250m litres of petrol expected this week – NNPC

The NNPC also stated that its subsidiary company in charge of its downstream petroleum businesses, the Nigerian Products Marketing Company (NPMC), has increased the number of petrol trucks that leave its depots across the country with petrol to 1,300 per day.

PPMC insists $250m from Duke Oil was for products traded

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has insisted that the $205,203,891.09 it received from Duke Oil was for products traded.

NNPC mandates PPMC to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply during festive periods

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, directed its downstream subsidiary, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, to ensure steady supply of petroleum products across the country during the festive periods and well into 2018.

NNPC chief Maikanti Baru assures of hitch-free petroleum products supply

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has assured of a hitch-free distribution of petroleum products during the yuletide seasons.

Olisa Agbakoba drags fed govt to court over non-inclusion of South-East in NNPC board

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, to challenging the non inclusion of the South East Zone of Nigeria, in appointments to the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of Nigeria.

NNPC reshuffle: North can’t get 10 portfolios leaving Niger Delta with two – IPDI

A rights group in Delta State, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to invalidate the recent lopsided appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the rail line project to his home town, Daura, in Katsina state.

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