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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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Fuel scarcity lingers as private depots contend with low stock

Owners of private petroleum products’ depots in Lagos have warned that the current fuel scarcity in the country may get worse as they have yet to receive supplies from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), The Punch reports. According to sources, loading at some of the depots on Monday did not appear to improve significantly,…
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Petrol scarcity may remain till end of March – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Friday said that the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country might linger till the end of March, The Nation reports. The South-West Chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo said that from all indications, loading of petrol at both NNPC depots and private depots were…
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