Long fuel queues: It’s Nigerians against Nigerians

February 18, 2022 House keeper 0

The ever-rising prices of goods and services have already burdened millions of Nigerians, but the petrol scarcity that hit Nigerians has worsened a precarious situation; BENJAMIN UMUTEME writes. As Nigerians were celebrating that the perennial December fuel scarcity did not rear its ugly head, little did they know that it was going to be a February of pains and agony. Read More

Breaking: Another fuel scarcity averted as NNPC, NUPENG, others reach truce

February 18, 2022 NAN 0

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike after an intervention by the NNPC Ltd. The parties also pledged collaboration on ensuring nationwide availability of petroleum products. The suspension notice was made known in a communique following a critical stakeholders engagement Read More

Scarcity: NNPC, marketers embark on 24-hour service nationwide

February 16, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC Limited) Tuesday disclosed that its retail outlets with those of major oil marketers have commenced a 24-hours service to ensure that more motorists are attended to daily. NNPC said, it is distributing one billion litres of safe Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, in its stock to various fuel stations nationwide. The NNPC Read More

Pictures: Commuters confused, frustrated as fuel scarcity worsens in Abuja

February 14, 2022 Ayuba Raji, Abuja 0

Commuters around the federal government secretariat, were, Monday, left stranded as fuel scarcity bites harder. The situation which has grown from bad to worse has dumped transport system especially in Abuja, the nation’s capital. At the popular Federal Secretariat located around the Business District, Blueprint observed how many civil servants and other workers who stood for hours after work were Read More

Breaking: NNPC exposes companies responsible for importing adulterated fuel *See full list

February 10, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme, Abuja 0

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has disclosed that MRS, Duke Oil, OandO, and Emadeb imported the adulterated fuel that is responsible for the present fuel scarcity being experienced in Nigeria.  In a statement by NNPC spokesman, Mohammed Garba Deen, the GMD of NNPC, Mele Kyari, was quoted as explaining that after investigations, the Company discovered the presence of Read More

Pictures: Residents groan as fuel scarcity worsens in Abuja

February 8, 2022 House keeper 0

Residents of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital are lamenting following continuous fuel scarcity in days. There have long queues at few filling stations especially on Monday and Tuesday February 7 and 8, 2022 where Blueprint correspondent visited. Blueprint further learnt that as a result of the scarcity, workers waiting for commercial vehicles to board after work were stranded on the road on Read More