Wale Tinubu, managing director of Oando Plc, has called for the deregulation of the sector, saying that the federal government needs to stop the payment of subsidy.
The minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday refuted media reports that the Federal Government had agreed with the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) advice on the removal of fuel subsidy.
The main headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers of Monday, February 15, are focused on the race for the ninth Senate presidency, Buhari's incoming cabinet, FG's insistence that there will not be removal of fuel subsidy.
Workers in the oil and gas sector on Sunday, April 14, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shun any counsel that would destabilise or cause chaos in the economy.
Tayo Arowolo, a fuel attendant in one of the filling stations visited, said the scarcity of the product was as a result of inability of many of the Independent marketers to lift the product at the Lagos depot.
A Twitter user who goes by the identity El Padrino on Sunday, April 14, cried out for discovering water in his car tank after he bought petrol from a well-known fuel station in Lagos state in the morning of Sunday, April 14.