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18 May 2022
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average retail price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) increased to N172.61 in April 2022.
13 Mar 2021
In what appeared to be the most uncoordinated situation by agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, headed by President Muhammadu Buhari, confusion, panic-buying, and an attempt to profiteer...
13 Mar 2021
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the climate of apprehension, anxiety, and uncertainty over the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in the country.
12 Mar 2021
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members in the southeast zone to revert to the old price of N170 and N175 per litre...
3 Oct 2020
The Federal Government says the comparison made by President Muhammadu Buhari on fuel prices between Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and other countries in his 2020 Independence Day national broadcast is justified.
1 Oct 2020
Nigerians have condemned President Muhammad Buhari's defence on the recent hike in the prices of petrol in the country. Buhari on Thursday defended the recent hike in the prices of petrol in the country, hinging the increment on the need to shore up the “drastically reduced resources”. “In this regard, sustaining the level of petroleum…
1 Oct 2020
Nigeria's President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday has defended the recent hike in the prices of petrol in the country, hinging the increment on the need to shore up the "drastically reduced resources". "In this regard, sustaining the level of petroleum prices is no longer possible. The government, since coming into office has recognized the economic…
13 Sep 2020
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from the planned protest by the alleged SouthWest Zone D chapter of the association over the recent hike in fuel pump price and electricity tariff. Mr Azeez Adeyemi, the National Public Relations Officer of NANS, disclosed this in a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday. According…
24 Jun 2020
Zimbabwe on Wednesday announced a 150 percent rise in the price of fuel following the launch of a forex auction system which eroded the value of the local currency.
14 Jan 2019
Commuters were stranded in Zimbabwe’s two main cities Monday as angry protesters reacting to the weekend more than doubling of fuel prices, burned tyres and used rocks to barricade roads and blocked buses from carrying passengers.
16 Sep 2018
Lawmakers at Haiti's lower house voted in favor of the new government in the early hours of Sunday after a marathon session lasting more than 10 hours. New prime minister, Jean-Henry Ceant, had responded to questions through the night before majority lawmakers demanded an end to the debate over opposition objections. In a heated atmosphere,…
7 Jul 2018
Haiti's prime minister on Saturday called for patience from residents of the Caribbean nation amid deadly protests over an unpopular fuel price rise. At least one person has died there in the past day. The capital Port-au-Prince has stood paralyzed since Friday afternoon with major routes blocked, following the government announcement that gasoline prices would…

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