The price of petrol has hit alarming N220 in some filling stations visited by The Oracle Today in Owerri on Thursday. This is even as the price of kerosine has continued to go up, hitting N270 in some filling stations.
Findings on Wednesday showed that that most of the filling stations in Owerri that increased their pump prices were selling at N170 per liter, but on Thursday morning the price had gone up and down, with some reverting to N145 while others sold between N170 and N220. Read more
THE emergence of scarcity of petroleum products is gradually crippling socio-economic activities across the 25 local government areas of Delta State. Investigation carried out by The Oracle Today revealed acute shortage of fuel in commercial cities such as Warri, Sapele, Ughelli, and Asaba by extension, Ogwashi-Uku, Agbor, Ibusa and other adjoining towns and villages. Read more
Fuel selling at N220
There are no queues in Owerri. Fuel is freely available, bit the price per litre is N220. An attendant at one if the filling stations said they were selling at the price they bought. He warned that the prices could be higher unless supplies improved