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Fuel Scarcity Update: 4 ships laden with petrol arrive Lagos ports



Bonny-Ships-LNG-CargoLagos, April 29, 2016 (NAN) Four ships laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol, have arrived Lagos ports, waiting to discharge.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – Shipping Position – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.

The document indicated that three other ships had arrived the ports waiting to discharge aviation fuel and general cargoes.

NPA noted that 36 other ships containing petroleum products, food items and other goods were being expected at the ports from April 29 to May 19.

The publication stated that seven of the expected ships would arrive with petrol.

It explained that other expected ships contained general cargoes, bulk sugar, buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, crude palm olein, diesel, bulk gypsum, containers and ethanol.

NAN reports that 19 other ships are at the ports discharging wheat, general cargoes, petrol, sugar, bulk salt, bulk gas, soda ash and containers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 1976 to gather and distribute news on Nigeria and cover events of interest to Nigeria at the international level for the benefit of the Nigerian Media and the Public.


  1. Sisi

    April 30, 2016 at 12:19 am

    Just imagine, something that used to happen pretty much every day up until a few months ago is now “news”. Which way Nigeria? What a shame.

    • ElessarisElendil

      April 30, 2016 at 3:07 am

      Its always been news if you cared to look. This helps calm people down, encourages them not to stockpile.

  2. raker

    April 30, 2016 at 6:39 am

    I don’t get it, why wait until the people suffer before you start bringing in fuel? This is second time this administration is doing this. Why are they doing this

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