Category Archives: fuel scarcity

Delay in discharge of petrol cargoes worsens fuel scarcity

The current fuel scarcity in the country may be exacerbated as many filling stations and depots in Lagos did not have Premium Motor Spirit on Tuesday, while queues of desperate motorists grew longer at few stations selling the product, The Punch reports. It was gathered that vessels conveying petrol, which came into the country between…
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NUPENG says normalcy soon to return to petrol stations nationwide

NUPENG on Wednesday assured that normalcy would soon return to filling states nationwide if the current tempo of loading at the depots continued till the weekend, Vanguard reports. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, gave the assurance in an interview in Lagos. Korodo said that the NNPC commenced massive pumping of petrol…
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NNPC supplies 10.23m litres of petrol to Lagos, environs

In fulfillment of its agreement to oil marketers to stem the ongoing fuel scarcity, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has increased its daily supply of petrol to Lagos from 295 trucks (9.7 million litres) as at Monday to 310 trucks yesterday, which is 10.2 million litres, The Nation reports. The Executive Secretary of Major…
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Marketers blame NNPC for scarcity as 166.91m litres of petrol stuck in depots

About 166.91 million litres of petrol, are stuck in various depots in Lagos, a situation that gave rise to the resurgence of long queues at filling stations in Lagos metropolis and other parts of the country, Vanguard reports. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and its downstream subsidiary, Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) are…
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