UK Fuel Scarcity: 6 Nigerians Arrested for Operating Black Market
As the United Kingdom continue to be hit with unprecedented fuel paucity, the situation has led to the arrest of no fewer than Nigerians for hoarding Fuel in Jerry cans and selling at exorbitant prices.
According to the UK police spokesman Greg Smith, some of the Nigerians arrested include Kenneth Obiora (M), Chukwuma Ahamba (M), Gift Nwankwo (F), Kelechi Amadi (M), Afamefula Nkemdiri (M), and Ernest Okoye (M).
Smith says they will be charged to court on offence bothering on conspiracy to cause scarcity of petroleum products in the united kingdom.
NNPC doubles supply as scarcity bites harder
NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director Dr. Maikanti Baru says the corporation has doubled the daily supply of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, from 700 trucks (about 27 million – 30 million) litres per day supply to 80 million litres per day since the scarcity in the supply chain was noticed.Despite the intervention, scarcity of petrol continued in several cities across the nation yesterday, with travelling motor...
Fuel Souvenir: LASG Seals Venue
The Lagos State Government through the Lagos Safety Commission and the Rapid Response Squad has sealed Havillah Event Centre, Oniru, for Contravening Public Safety Rules (Fuel Souvenir).Also, the organisers of the events has been arrested. It will be noted that fuel was shared as souvenir during the chieftaincy installation of Erelu Ikemba in Lagos Island part of Lagos state.
Buhari Increases Fuel price To N212
The Buhari led administration has reportedly increased the fuel price to N212, and this is coming barely a day after President Muhammadu Buhari promised to return fuel price to below N100 per litre for Nigerians.Federal authorities on Thursday initiated an upward review of petrol price to N212 per litre, raising fresh economic concerns for the country’s impoverished households.The fuel pricing regulator PPPRA said in its template released on Thursday night that a li...
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