Angry Nigerians yell at, stone DPR officials over fuel scarcity
Residents of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, angry at the Federal Government’s failure to address the perennial fuel scarcity in the country, yesterday, yelled and threw stones at officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), who were on surveillance visit to some filling stations across the state. The residents and motorists shouted that…
Fuel scarcity holds Abuja residents to ransom despite Senate’s ultimatum
The effects of the lingering fuel scarcity is not receding in the Capital city of Abuja, and may have even defied every logic, as the city was on Monday, thrown into increasing traffic as motorists spend hours on queues searching for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). The Development may be ridiculing a seven-day ultimatum issued…
Fuel scarcity: FRSC warns against carrying petrol in vehicles
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists against carrying petrol in their attempt to beat fuel scarcity during travels.Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ota, Ogun.
Cost, pains of unending fuel scarcity
Before Yuletide celebration last year, Nigerians began to witness scarcity of fuel. Many thought that the problem would be solved quickly, considering its timing and assurances from government and relevant petroleum agencies.
Ogun sets up task force to end fuel scarcity
The Ogun State government yesterday named a task force to find solution to the perennial fuel scarcity in the state.This came as long queues still persist in most cities in the state, especially, Abeokuta, the state capital.
Fuel scarcity: OrderPaper demands progress on Baru-gate probe
As the Senate commenced a public hearing on the fuel scarcity which inflicted untold hardship and marred the Christmas and New Year celebrations of millions of Nigerians across the country, OrderPaper Nigeria has challenged the National Assembly to provide an update on its probe into the $25billion contracts award scandal at the Nigerian National Petroleum…
The last fuel scarcity at Christmas?
Once again, the nation has gone through another trauma of fuel scarcity at the peak of Christmas and New Year celebrations. It is an annual ritual deliberately visited on hapless and suffering Nigerians.
ASUU blames FG for fuel scarcity, hardship
As fuel scarcity continues across the country, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday expressed disappointment with manner the federal government....
Petrol scarcity: Buhari summons stakeholders
Presidency on Tuesday in Abuja summoned critical stakeholders in the nation’s oil sector and the leadership of security agencies in the country to end the scarcity of petrol in the country.
Senate blames NNPC, marketers over fuel scarcity
The Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream has blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and marketers over short supply of petroleum products in the country. The Committee Chairman, Kabiru Marafa, stated this yesterday in Gusau during an oversight function in the state on fuel situation in the country. Marafa, who was accompanied by a member…