The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has increased the daily supply of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) across the country from 550 trucks to 1,661 trucks to combat the build up of fuel queues in some parts of the country.
Nigeria may face the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, in coming days as oil workers have been ordered to down tools nationwide.
Petrol queues surfaced in parts of Abuja and neighbouring states of Nasarawa and Niger on Monday evening and intensified on Tuesday.
Barring any last minute change, indication is high that fuel scarcity is imminent as Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) issued a two-week warning strike over alleged extortion by Depot owners and officials of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) at various depots across Lagos State. The oil marketers said it may also shut down all […]