Ondo Govt. compels petrol stations to sell at N145 per litre
The Ondo State Government, on Saturday compelled filling stations hoarding petrol in Owo and Akure areas of the state to dispense the product at the normal pump price of N145 per litre. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ondo State Government Monitoring team forced filling stations found to be hoarding petroleum to sell…
Stop panic buying, NNPC tells Nigerians as queues persist
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged fuel consumers across the country to desist from panic buying, assuring that it has enough stock to meet the needs of consumers. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, who confirmed this in a statement yesterday, said the ex-depot price of N133.38 per litre…
NNPC says no plan to increase fuel price
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday in Abuja reiterated that there was no plan to increase the prices of petroleum products. In a statement, Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation’s Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, said there was no plan to increase prices at the ex-depot level and pump price ahead of the forthcoming…
Fuel queues resurface in Sokoto
Fuel queues have resurfaced in Sokoto metropolis and its environs, creating hardship for motorists and commuters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN correspondent reports that the queues, which started two days ago, became worse on Monday morning as motorists resorted to panic buying. Some of the filling stations belonging to Independent Petroleum…
Togo fuel price hikes hit household budgets
Emmanuel Sogadji has a message for the government in Togo from people who are being squeezed by fuel price rises: "Enough is enough!"
Lagos ports await 25 vesels laden with fuel, others
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), which revealed these in its shipping position on Monday, said the three motor vessels were currently at ENL port, while the petroleum-laden ship is at PWA port with 15000 metric tonnes of PMS.
Why fuel will exceed N200/litre
Certainly, the price of fuel will rise. It is the result of economic activities, which we can’t fight against or pretend about. I think we should concern ourselves with what the way forward should be, particularly, on the long term.
Come on, NLC/TUC, let’s talk this over... - Part 2
Over the next 48 hours, the leadership of the labour unions should find a way to reopen a mutually-respectful dialogue with the government and talk this over; the threatened strike is not a fatality.