Tag Archives: Fuel Scarcity

There Is Over One Billion Litres Of Petrol Available -NNPC Speaks On Fuel Scarcity Rumours

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has once again appealed to Nigerians to stop the panic of buying and hoarding petrol. NNPC urged Nigerians to disregard the trending social media report of an impending fuel scarcity due to purported refusal by some oil marketers to lift products from depots. In a release on Friday, by…

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Oil Marketers Reveal Current Fuel Price – N145 – Is No Longer Suitable For Them

Oil marketers have revealed the current price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) – N145 per litre, is no longer suitable for them. This was disclosed on Tuesday during a meeting with top government officials at the presidential villa in Abuja. The meeting was presided over by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari,…

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Senate Blames NNPC, Marketers For Fuel Scarcity

The Senate Committee on Petroleum has blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and marketers over the fuel scarcity that occurred in the country. The Committee Chairman, Senator Kabiru Marafa made this known on Monday in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital, during an oversight assignmnet in the state. Marafa, who was accompanied by a member…

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NNPC Says its Intensifying Efforts to Flood Market with Products

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has release a press releases saying it is intensifying efforts to flood the market with products. The release reads: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has intensified efforts to flood the market with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, and other products. Already, six major marketers: Total, Forte…

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IGP Orders Arrest Of Black Market Petrol Sellers, Buyers

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and State Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum products in plastic container, reports Vanguard. This directive stems from concerns of untold suffering as well as hazard emanating from the activities of black marketers, especially those…

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“Fuel Scarcity To End In Lagos & Abuja Today…Hopefully” – Kachikwu

  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu while addressing the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory at a town meeting in Abuja yesterday,  said the current fuel scarcity will end today (Wednesday) through Thursday in Abuja and Lagos, while other cities will get the same improvement by weekend. Here is what he said…

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All Those Planning To Protest Should Save Their Fuel Because I Won’t Resign – Kachikwu

The minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Ibe Kachikwu has warned those planning to stage a protest over the fuel scarcity situation in the country to save their fuel as he has a lot of work to do and won’t be resigning anytime soon, reports The Guardian. Following calls for his resignation by angry Nigerians…

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Senate Summons Kachikwu Over Prolonged Fuel Scarcity

  The Senate yesterday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of NNPC, Ibe Kachikwu, to appear before its Committee on Petroleum Downstream on today, the 29th of March to explain reasons for the prolonged fuel scarcity in the country. ‎The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jibrin Barau, announced this…

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Mixed Reactions Trail Tinubu’s 10-paragraph Warning To Kachikwu

 Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu  Nigerians are seriously reacting to Tinubu’s message to the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu over his flippant comments on the issue of fuel scarcity. Last week, the minister who also doubles as Group Managing Director of the NNPC,addressed journalists on the current issue of fuel scarcity in…

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