Tag: petrol

45,000-Litre Petrol Tanker Explodes in Lagos

A petrol tanker carrying 45,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit exploded in a crash at Banire/Ejigbadero Bus Stop around Egbeda in Lagos State.The...

Vandalism: Ogun NSCDC impounds tanker with siphoned 45,000 litres of petrol

By James Ogunnaike, AbeokutaThe Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Friday, said it intercepted and impounded...

NNPC increases daily Petrol Truck from 550 to 1,661 to eliminate...

NNPCBy Udeme AkpanTHE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tuesday, increased the daily loading of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS across the country from 550...

Again, petrol tanker explodes in Agatu, houses razed

File photoBy Peter Duru, MakurdiBarely 48 hours after a truck laden with petrol exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area, LGA, of...

Again, petrol tanker explodes in Benue, houses razed

By Peter Duru, MakurdiBarely 48 hours after a truck laden with petrol exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue...

Petrol Queue: Kyari promises to end scarcity in hours

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queue across the...

Petrol Queue: NNPC GMD, Kyari, promises to end fuel scarcity in...

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queue across the...

Fears over petrol scarcity as long queues surface in Abuja

Long fuel queues returned to the streets of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, days after the government said there will be no increment in...

How petrol smuggling puts pressure on NNPC to meet ‘72.72m litres’...

By Udeme AkpanThe increased smuggling of petrol across Nigeria’s borders has put pressure on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to meet the...

Petrol queues resurface in Abuja over price hike, scarcity speculation

Long queues have reappeared in Abuja for the purchase of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, one month after normalcy returned...

Petrol subsidy continues in May, says NNPC GMD

By Obas EsiedesaDespite the rising price of crude oil in the international market, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

Petrol: No increase in ex-depot Price in May – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will not increase the ex- depot price of Premium Motor spirit also known as petrol...

Nigeria: Scores Killed, Over 50 Houses Razed in Petrol Tanker Explosion...

Scores were feared killed and no fewer than 50 houses razed, after a tanker conveying petroleum products exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government...

Scores killed, over 100 houses razed in Agatu petrol tanker explosion...

…Council Vice-Chairman cries for helpBy Peter Duru, MakurdiOver 100 houses have been razed, scores killed and many declared missing after a tanker conveying...

Nigerians Are Not Yet Paying Full Petrol Price – NNPC GMD

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has revealed that Nigerians are still buying petrol below...

DPR Warns Petrol Marketers against Selling Fuel Above Official Pump Price

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Taraba State chapter, has warned members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) the State against selling...

FG to Fully Deregulate Petrol Price before 2021 Ends – Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, has said that the Federal Government would fully deregulate the price of petrol before the year...

No Increase in Ex-Depot Price of Petrol in March – NNPC

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has maintained that there will be no increase in petrol price in March 2021.The Corporation disclosed this...

PPPRA puts new petrol pump price at N212.61 per litre

Eleven days after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) released a statement saying that there will be no increase in petrol pump price in...