Major Nigerian Cities Battle With Fuel Scarcity


The sealing of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, which accounts for 35% of the country's fuel supply, has left filling stations dry and motorists scrambling for fuel.
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At the pump.

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Scarcity - Petrol Sells N200 a Litre in Cross River

    Vanguard, 3 December 2012

    LONG queues have returned to filling stations in Cross River State as fuel scarcity bites hard especially in Calabar, the state capital. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Scarcity Lingers Despite FG's Assurance

    Daily Trust, 4 December 2012

    Long queues in major filling stations in Abuja continued to grow despite assurance by Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke that the scarcity would soon be over. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Apapa At Standstill As Fuel Supply Tightens

    This Day, 3 December 2012

    With the continued sealing of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, which accounts for 35 per cent of the country's fuel supply, the supply situation has tightened, with marketers using ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Queues Resurface in Abuja

    Daily Trust, 3 December 2012

    Motorists in the Federal Capital woke up on Monday to long queues all over the city. In the few filling stations that were selling, the queues were so long that they made traffic ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Masters Energy Explains Pinnacle Contractors' Fuel Import Deals

    This Day, 3 December 2012

    Masters Energy Oil and Gas Limited has thrown more light on the petrol import transactions involving its subsidiary, Pinnacle Contractors Limited, saying the import deals were ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Indigenous Ship Owners Lose Out in Fuel Importation, By Marketers

    This Day, 2 December 2012

    Indigenous shippers have continued to cry foul as foreign ship owners hold sway in the nation's oil import market. However, importers insist local ship owners need to build ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Scarcity - Matrix to Flood Delta, Other States With Fuel

    Vanguard, 2 December 2012

    THE Petroleum Product Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, has appointed Matrix Energy in Warri to assist in the prompt ... read more »