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DPR probes alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR),North-West Zonal office, Kaduna, says it is investigating alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe. The Head, Down Stream, of the Zonal Office, Yahaya Maishera, said this while releasing the fuel at the NNPC Mega Station on Saturday in Mando, Kaduna. Maishera said the fuel that was loaded in an unidentified Tanker ...

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Fuel scarcity: DPR seals 28 stations in Delta

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office has sealed 28 additional petrol stations in the last nine days in Delta. The Warri Zonal Operations Controller, Antai Asuquo, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday, in Warri. Asuquo said that the affected petrol stations were sanctioned over offences bordering on hoarding, over-pricing, ...

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Stop sealing of filling stations for now, NUPENG urges DPR

The Vice-Chairman, South-West, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Rotimi Benjamin, on Wednesday, urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to stop sealing filling stations until scarcity of petrol was over. Benjamin gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to him, sealing of filling stations in the face ...

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FG, States, LGAs share N655.2bn for January

The Federal, States and Local governments have shared N655.177 billion, being revenue generated in December 2017 and shared in January 2018.  The breakdown showed that the total amount shared included N540.446 billion gross statutory revenue received for the month, which was lower than the N549.533 billion shared in the previous month by N9.089 billion. Another sum of N83.963 billion was ...

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PMS scarcity: Sell at N145 or lose your petrol, DPR warns marketers in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned marketers within its Enugu Zone to comply with N145 pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) or have their products dispensed to customers free. Health, Safety and Environment Department in DPR Enugu Office, Unyime Akpan, gave the warning in Awka when he led an enforcement team to Anambra on Tuesday. Akpan said ...

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IPMAN urges FG to end scarcity, restore operations at Enugu depot

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has decried the high cost of procurement of petroleum products by its members in the South-East. Chairman of IPMAN, Enugu Chapter, Ikechukwu Nwankwo, expressed displeasure with the development, on Tuesday, in Awka. The pump price of (Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise called petrol, in Anambra and neighbouring states had hovered between N230 ...

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NNPC, DPR, seal stations in Abuja dispense free fuel to motorists

Some motorists in Abuja got more free petrol, on Wednesday, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) sealed more stations. The team had sealed the Khalif Civic Centre and Investment Limited at Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja, on Tuesday. ”This is an effort of government to continue to identify all those who are ...

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