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September 7, 2018 5:47 PM NNPC confirms panic buying over fuel scarcity rumour

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that there is enough fuel in the country and that there is no need for panic buying of petroleum products by motorists and the public. The corporation disclosed this in a statement issued by its spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, on Friday. The panic buying followed reports of an ultimatum issued by the Nigeria 21

July 22, 2018 3:55 PM Cooking with firewood, kerosene causes asthma, high blood pressure – UI don, Ogunro

A Doctor of Energy Economics at the University of Ibadan, Toluwalope Ogunro has declared that the use of firewood and kerosene for cooking is associated with negative health outcomes such as Asthma, respiratory ill-health, and tear-in-the-eyes. Ogunro, who disclosed that the use of firewood for cooking is likely to cause increase in blood pressure, advocated 24

June 29, 2018 12:08 PM BREAKING: Another fuel tanker falls, explodes

Barely 24 hours after a fuel tanker claimed nine lives in Lagos-Ibadan expressway , another fuel tanker along Minna-Suleja road on Friday collided with a truck and went aflame. It was gathered that Firefighters arealready on the scene, attempting to put out the fire. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than nine persons lost their lives on Thursday after 28

June 19, 2018 3:17 PM PDP chieftain, Hon Ayi laments ‘evil’ APC has done to Nigeria

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Rt. Hon. Essien Ekpenyong Ayi has said that one does not need a soothsayer to know that all was not well in the All Progressives Congress. Rt. Hon. Ayi who is a member representing Akpabuyo, Bakassi and Calabar South federal constituency in the House of Representatives lamented what Nigerians passed through 28

June 19, 2018 10:48 AM Nigerian govt spent N2.4bn daily on fuel subsidy in May – PPPRA

The Federal Government’s subsidy on fuel has risen to N2.4 billion daily in May, from N774 million in March 2018. This rise in subsidy payment is as a result of the high price of crude oil in the international market. Unlike in March, this year, when the price of crude oil hovered at $66 per barrel, it hovered between $75 and $80 per barrel since last month 23

May 9, 2018 8:44 AM Europe fights to save Iran nuclear deal after US pulloutThe Sun News

European powers scrambled, on Wednesday, to save a landmark deal curbing Iran nuclear deal programme after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran. Trump sparked an international outcry by ditching the accord, a move that risks overturning years of diplomacy and adding to instability in the Middle 46

May 3, 2018 11:38 AM 8 killed by tanker explosion in Taraba

At least, eight people were reported dead on Wednesday evening following an explosion from two fuel tankers in Zing, Taraba State. The incident happened while a tanker driver was reportedly running from soldiers chasing him. The driver was said to have lost control of the wheel and in a bid to regain balance, tumbled on another moving tanker. The Taraba 28

April 26, 2018 4:04 PM OPAC refinery to start operation in third quarter

A modular refinery, currently under construction in Kwale, Delta State, is expected to start operation in the third quarter of this year. The refinery, which is being promoted by Pillar Oil Limited, Omsa Limited and Astek Limited, will process 7,000 barrels per stream day of crude oil when completed, according to a statement by the Department of Petroleum 30

April 16, 2018 3:15 AM No to PIGB fuel taxThe Sun News

The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly would have been an excellent piece of legislation that will provide governance and institutional framework for the oil sector, but for the provision of a five per cent fuel tax meant to finance the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF). The fuel tax has raised strong speculation 40

April 13, 2018 2:32 PM NNPC boss, Maikanti speaks on Nigerians buying fuel above N145

Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has cautioned Nigerians against buying petrol above government approved price of N145 from filling stations. Speaking on the sidelines of a function in Lagos on Thursday, Maikanti said there was no shortage of petroleum products, as such, people should buy at the right 31