Tag Archives: Petroleum Tanker Drivers

Lagos bridges: Navy enforces quit order on tanker drivers

Truck drivers on bridges around Apapa area of Lagos were on Monday forced to make U-turn after the Nigerian Navy commenced enforcement of the quit order. The military and state government had last Wednesday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to truck drivers to vacate all bridges in the state, citing security and safety concerns. Although some of the drivers immediately adhered ...

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Petroleum tanker drivers threaten to boycott bad roads

Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have threatened to boycott bad roads should the Federal Government fail to repairs important roads before the rains begin. The PTD National Chairman, Salimon Oladiti, made the threat, in Abuja, in a statement signed by Head Media Relations of the union. According to him, the warning may affect the smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products ...

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4,500 trucks of petrol diverted during scarcity – NNPC boss

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has disclosed that up to 4,500 trucks of petrol were diverted last month during the fuel scarcity. He made the disclosure, while speaking before a meeting of the joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. The meeting was organised to find a lasting solution to ...

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