The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed that the current open market price for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol is N163.68 per litre.
The Federal Government on Thursday held a meeting with delegations from Republic of Benin and Niger in Abuja, where modalities for the re-opening of the Nigerian land borders were discussed. Punch Newspaper recalls that the land borders were closed in August following criminal activities at the nation’s international boundaries with Benin and Niger.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, on Friday, said that the recent closure of Nigeria’s land borders was of national interest and that of ECOWAS member states contrary to some claims that the move was in violation of ECOWAS protocol. Omo-Agege made this known in Abuja during a seminar organised by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a German Foundation with the theme “The roles of Parliaments in Supranational communities”.
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Marketers has called on the House Committee on Petroleum (downstream) as a matter of urgency to take a step in addressing the looming danger being posed by petroleum station who engage in the selling of the LPG (cooking gas) at petroleum station across the country.