• Northern states pay highest for Kerosene -NBS

    Northern states pay highest for Kerosene -NBS

    Sokoto, Taraba and Yobe have been indicated as states with the highest average selling price of Household Kerosene (HHK) commonly called Kerosene , selling at N375, N371 and N354 respectively.

    Average kerosene price, according to the National Bureau of Statistics rose to N293 in October across most states in Nigeria, above N288 per litre recorded in September.

    Kerosene is the domestic fuel for most poor Nigerians, who don’t use firewood. The product was previously subsidised to make it more affordable, but higher […]

  • NNPC stops kerosene importation

    NNPC stops kerosene importation

    According to reports, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has stopped the importation of Dual Purpose Kerosene into the country for three months running, its latest financial and operations report has revealed.

    According to the August 2016 edition of the report, the last time that the corporation imported kerosene into Nigeria under the Direct-Sale Direct-Purchase/Offshore Processing Agreement was in May.

    An analysis of the report on Wednesday showed that in the months of June, July and August this year, the NNPC did not […]

  • Two dead, three injured in Akwa Ibom kerosene explosion

    Two dead, three injured in Akwa Ibom kerosene explosion

    Kerosene explosion in Ikono Ibom Clan, Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom has left two children of one Mr. Nsikak Michael dead, with three others injured.

    The incident was said to have occurred when Mr. Michael, who operates a small poultry farm near his residence in Ikot Enyingne Ikono, was trying to light up a lantern to keep the birds warm in their cage.

    The Nation quoted the victim as saying: “I bought kerosene from a filling station along Idoro road […]

  • “Kerosene Should Be Sold For N150 Per Litre” – NNPC Tells Marketers

    “Kerosene Should Be Sold For N150 Per Litre” – NNPC Tells Marketers

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged all marketers of petroleum products not to sell kerosene beyond N150 per litre.

    The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru made remark during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta this week.

    The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Garba Deen Muhammad revealed this in a statement on Friday quoted him as saying, “I am calling on other marketers to emulate NNPC by […]

  • Prices of kerosene, diesel hit over N300 per litre

    Prices of kerosene, diesel hit over N300 per litre

    Consumers paid an average monthly price of N310 per litre for Household Kerosene (HHK), across the 36 States and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to the latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

    The price is even more in Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Borno and Cross River at N362, N323, N321, N312 and N350 respectively.

    Analysing the report in gallons, the agency said that a gallon of HHK sold for N1, 025 per in Kano, N1,144 per gallon in […]

  • IPMAN assures Nigerians of getting kerosene cheaper

    IPMAN assures Nigerians of getting kerosene cheaper

    Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, the National President, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has assured that kerosene will soon be accessible and cheaper in the country.

    Okoronkwo gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja.

    He said that efforts were being made for massive importation of the product into the country, adding that the association had also put some measures in place to support government’s effort.

    He said that the association had not pegged any specific amount but with the measures on ground the […]

  • Nigeria begins mass importation of kerosene

    Nigeria begins mass importation of kerosene

    The Federal Government has ‎placed order for a large quantity of kerosene to tackle the scarcity of the product currently witnessed across the country.

    Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Sharif Usman, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja. He stated that upon arrival of the commodity, no member will be required to lobby or bribe to secure allocation, adding that the price would be lesser than what the NNPC retail outlets would be […]

  • We are not aware of increase in price of kerosene – IPMAN

    We are not aware of increase in price of kerosene – IPMAN

    President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo, has denied knowledge of any increase in pump price of Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) known as kerosene.

    Okoronkwo in a telephone interview yesterday said as at Friday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was selling the product at N135 per litre.

    “What we may be experiencing now is inadequate supply, prompted by low capacity utilisation of local refineries and importation challenges.

    But I can tell you that it is a matter […]

  • Kerosene mixed with petrol in circulation in Borno – NSCDC warns

    Kerosene mixed with petrol in circulation in Borno – NSCDC warns

    According to reports, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Sunday in Maiduguri alerted Borno residents that kerosene mixed with petrol is currently in circulation in the state.

    The Borno NSCDC Commandant, Ibrahim Abdullahi, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. The commandant said that some patriotic citizens alerted the command on the circulation of the adulterated commodity.

    “We have been receiving distress calls from the public. “A man from Maduganari reported that his house was almost gutted […]

  • Man pours kerosene on his own daughter & sets her on fire … more photos

    Man pours kerosene on his own daughter & sets her on fire … more photos

    According to the victim, Elomachukwu Agbara, her father, Ifeanyi Agbara, poured kerosene on her and lit her up for not coming home on time from her tailor’s place.

    Asked why he set her on fire, Ifeanyi said “She had been out of the house and we asked her to come inside the house, she refused. So we poured Kerosene on her and that was it. It was when she wanted to run away. Nobody used matches on her, it […]