The News Agency of Nigeria is reporting the hike in the price against the official pump price of N162 per liter.
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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the development has resulted in a sharp increase in the price of petrol.
It said the tanker was intercepted at Ifote village, near Ipara in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.
The corporation disclosed this in a statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Tuesday.
The command also arrested two members of the syndicate and detained a 60,000-litre truck laden with the commodity after overpowering the syndicate which attacked the NSCD officials.
The corporation disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Dr. Kenny Obateru, in Abuja on Friday.
The NBS said this in its “Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch for February 2021” released on its website in Abuja on Saturday
Ayorinde Cardoso, Zonal Operations Controller, DPR, Lagos, made this known after an inspection visit to some petrol stations located in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki areas of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that long queues returned to retail outlets in Wuse, Gwarimpa, Wuye and Kubwa Expressway on Friday, while other areas were not selling the product.
The Minister gave the assurance while addressing newsmen on Friday in Lagos.
The PPPRA Executive Secretary, Abdulkadir Saidu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the long queue at filling stations was gradually disappearing after eight days of panic buying occasioned by rumour of petrol price increase.
Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, the National Public Relations Officer of IPMAN, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
However, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria blamed the development on non-availability of the product in depots in the zone.
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen at the end of a bipartite meeting with the Federal Government and Organised Labour on Tuesday in Abuja.
The NBS said this in its “Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch for December 2020” released on its website, on Saturday.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, who inaugurated the committee on Monday in Abuja, said that representatives of the Federal Government, organised labour and other stakeholders in the petroleum industry would be members.
The Commandant, Paul Ayeni, who paraded the suspect before journalists in Lagos, said he was caught with 750 litres of the petrol also known as Premium Motor Spirit.
The Commandant of the NSCDC in Lagos State, Paul Ayeni, while parading of the three suspects, said they were arrested and handed to the Nigerian Navy’s Patrol team at about 7:50am on December 5.
The association also appealed to the President to find ways of reducing high price of energy, Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and other utilities in the country.