The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has disclosed how 4501 petrol trucks were diverted during the fuel supply crisis that occurred in December 2017.
The Presidency is currently meeting with stakeholders in the Nigerian oil sector at Aso Rock over the ongoing fuel scarcity and Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is standing in for the Nigerian leader.
Some photos have emerged of Nigerians queuing to buy fuel with their generators in Ikorodu, Lagos state. The pictures were shared by a Facebook user named Yousouph Ahmed who asked how people were coping with the scarcity.
The general manager, crude oil marketing of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari, linked the fuel scarcity to people's fear in buying the commodity, stemming from fear of increment of price of the product.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has compelled a petrol station to dispense fuel for free to motorists in Abeokuta. The head of operations, Kasali Akinade, said the action was necessary to make others comply with the law.
The Department of Petroleum Resources ( DPR ) on Thursday, December 28, assured Nigerians that the lingering scarcity of petrol being experienced in states across the country will come to an end in the next few days.
The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to supply products to its members despite paying the sum of N90 billion to the agency.
Five filling stations in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital have been sealed by the DPR for selling petrol above the government regulated price of N145 per litre.
Enugu state commissioner for transport Vitus Okechi confirmed that four people on Monday, December 25, were killed by a trailer at the state NNPC Mega station.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed a filling station in Kubwa for allegedly selling petrol above N145 and gave out the product free to motorists.
Kurfi urged marketers to always consider the interest of Nigerians above economic gains and support government's effort by being patriotic in their dealings.
VP, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the minister of state for petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu met with major oil marketers in order to end the lingering oil crisis.
There was wild jubilation on Monday at Mani Petrol Station, Mowe, Ogun State as the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), sanctioned the owner and instructed
President Buhari has met with the group managing director of the NNPC Maikanti Barul over the lingering oil scarcity assuring that the situation will end soon.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commented on the lingering scarcity of fuel in the country expressing him sympathy and assuring that the problem will end soon.
Many holidaymakers could not travel because of the high cost of transportation thus making them to celebrate the Christmas away from family and friends.
The ruling party, the All progressives Congress (APC) on Friday, December 22, claimed that the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country is caused by marketers.
Two unions in the petroleum sector NARTO and PTD, have promised to expose those sabotaging the smooth distribution of petroleum products in the country.
NNPC has blamed the petroleum scarcity in the country on marketers of the product and rumours about a purported planned increase in the pump price of petrol.
The NPA has disclosed that two of the six ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol. The remaining four ships are laden with other products.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Tuesday, December 12, urged the federal government to fish out those behind the fuel scarcity, following ongoing crisis.
Ibe Kachikwu has stated that the major cause of the fuel scarcity currently being witnessed across the country is shortfall in supply of petroleum products.