The vandals were arrested at Afon, Laduba village of Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Friday.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement.
The Area Comptroller, Kebbi Area Command, Hafiz Kalla, made this known on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command during the period.
According to the agency, the petroleum product belongs to Ibrolak Nigeria Limited, and was being conveyed in a truck with registration number APP 429 XV.
Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
This may not be unconnected with dwindling revenue accruing from the underpriced sale of petroleum products.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that long queues returned to retail outlets in Wuse, Gwarimpa, Wuye and Kubwa Expressway on Tuesday while other outlets were not selling the product.
Engr. Muhammad Abdulrahaman, Controller in charge of Katsina Field Office of DPR, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina.
NNPC disclosed this in a written response to the query by the Auditor-General for the Federation.
A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent, who went round the Airport Road and the major highways in Abuja, observed that few petrol stations were dispensing to motorists amid long queues.
Tunji Oyebanji, Chairman, MOMAN, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos that the move could also affect competitiveness among players in the value-chain of the industry.
A press release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Dr. Kennie Obateru, stated that the figure was contained in the September 2020 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report.
The Federal Government has agreed with the organised labour unions to reduce the pump price of Petroleum Motor Spirit by N5 with effect from December 14.
The party, which insisted that the increase in the pump price will worsen the already suffocating economic situation in the country, made its position known in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday.
The ex-Reps Member said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja.
MOMAN’s Chairman, Tunji Oyebanji, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the move would deepen gas utilisation in line with the objectives of the National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP).
Sylva made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday.
The corporation disclosed this in its Monthly Financial and Operation Report for the month of June released in Abuja, on Sunday.
The Ogun Command of the FRSC on Saturday said that one person died and another injured in an accident that involved two vehicles and a motorcycle at Jujo Area, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in Ogun.
The Nigerian Navy on Friday paraded nine suspected illegal petroleum dealers arrested during their operation on the Igbokoda coastal-line in the Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state.