Army Destroys 98 Illegal Refineries In South-South

Ninety-eight illegal refineries have been destroyed in the last one month in the South-South region. According to the 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, 592 anti-oil bunkering raids were carried out within the last month, which resulted in the destruction. Brigade Public Relations Officer, Capt. Abubakar Abdullahi, said on Thursday that the operations of the […]

Refineries Will Still Be Sold, FG Insists

The Federal Government is to press ahead with the planned sale of the country’s four refineries. Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke restated the commitment on Tuesday in Abuja at the 2014 budget defence of the ministry before the joint Senate committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) and Senate Committee on Gas. According to the […]

Allison-Madueke Blames Diversion For Fuel Shortages

As Nigeria battles to end another round of embarrassing fuel shortages, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Sunday blamed the current scarcity nationwide to the diversion of the commodity by some marketers. Speaking after an unscheduled inspection of 15 filling stations in Surulere, Ikoyi, Ajah and Iponri areas of Lagos in South-West […]