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Abia, Kogi, Kebbi residents pay highest for petrol in February — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Abia, Kogi and Kebbi states residents paid the highest amount for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly referred...

#FuelPriceHike: Buhari making life difficult for us, Nigerians cry out

Thousands of aggrieved Nigerians have on Friday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over the purported fuel price hike in the country.

FG apologises to Nigerians over fuel price hike ‘scare’

The Minister of States for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, has apologised to Nigerians over the purported increase in the price of petrol announced earlier by the Petroleum Products Pricing Agency, PPPRA.

No fuel price hike now, released template meant to inform Nigerians about ‘market forces’ – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulation Agency, PPPRA, says the March guiding prices posted on its website does not translate to increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol.

We’ve not increased petrol price – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporations, NNPC, says it has not increased the Ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol.

EFCC boss appears before Lagos court over N1.4bn oil subsidy fraud trial

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa has appeared before an Ikeja High Court to give evidence in an N1.4 billion fraud trial involving an oil company, Nadabo Energy.

Petrol scarcity persists in Abuja

Motorists in Abuja continued to experience hardship in the purchase of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, for the fourth day running.

Military impounds large quantity of smuggled fertiliser – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says the troops of Operation Delta Safe, on Jan. 9, impounded 1,184 bags of Yaraliva Nitrabor Fertiliser around Effiat Waterways in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Nigerian Military killed 2,403 criminals in 2020 – DHQ

The military neutralised 2,403 suspected criminal elements in various operations across the country between March 18 and December 30, John Enenche, the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, has said.

Buhari reduces petrol price by N5

The Federal Government has agreed to slash the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, known as petrol, by N5 from Monday next week. Chris...

Nigerian troops destroy more illegal refineries, impound stolen products – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operations Delta Safe, AWATSE and others have sustained the fight against economic sabotage to secure critical oil infrastructure in the South-South and South West zones of the country.

Kebbi, Yobe, Anambra residents paid highest for petrol in October – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Kebbi, Yobe and Anambra States residents paid the highest amount for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly referred to as petrol in October.

Subsidy Removal: Nigeria to save over N1trn annually – Sylva

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva on Thursday said the Federal Government will be saving over N1trillion annually, following the removal of subsidy of the Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol.

Nigeria customs seizes items worth N3.2bn in Northwest borders

The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Border Drill Operation Sector 4, Katsina said it seized various goods with Duty Paid Value, DPV, worth N3.2 billion from January 2020 to date.

DPR records 90% compliance to new PMS pump price

More than 90 percent of filling stations operating in Nasarawa State have fully complied with the directive by the Federal Government to sell a litre of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, at N125.

Pump price reduction excites motorists in Kano

Motorists in Kano metropolis have expressed joy over the downward review of petrol pump prices by the Federal Government.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt reduces petrol price to N130

The Federal Government has reduced the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, from N145 per liter to about N130.

Another petroleum tanker crashes in Onitsha 

Another tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, on Thursday fell into a ditch by Chipex Petroleum Station around Upper Iweka axis within Onitsha, the commercial hub of Anambra.

Selling petrol at N145 per litre no longer sustainable – Kyari

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mele Kyari, has said the pump price rate of N145 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, no longer sustainable so long as the country wants to make meaningful gain out of the commodity.

Nigerian Navy recovers 3,181 jerry cans of stolen petrol worth N11m

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,  3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

Nigerian Navy intercepts wooden boat with ‘stolen’ PMS

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT have arrested a wooden boat laden with suspected stolen Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.

Atiku’s criticism of 2019 budget high on rhetoric, low on real solutions, by Femi Adesina

The presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, last weekend, issued a statement in which he described President Buhari’s 2019 budget proposal as fundamentally flawed and failing to address current realities.

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