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Petrol increased to N212.61 per litre



Eleven days after the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC) launched a press release saying that there can be no enhance in petrol pump value in March, the Petroleum Merchandise Pricing Regulatory Company, PPPRA, has fastened the pump value of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also referred to as petrol, at N212.61 per litre, for the month of March.

In response to the PPPRA’s PMS guiding value launched to stakeholders, the N212.61 value is meant to begin from March 1st and run until March thirty first, 2021.

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Nonetheless, indications within the oil sector recommend that the Federal authorities by way of the NNPC has resumed subsidizing the product as it’s nonetheless been offered at a median of N170 in petrol stations throughout the nation.

NNPC is claimed to be spending a median of N42 to subsidies a litre of the commodity for Nigerians. The PPPRA confirmed that gas subsidy really formally returned in February 2021, as based on the downstream oil sector regulator, the precise pump value of PMS for February was between N183.74 and N186.74 per litre, that means that the Federal Authorities paid a median of N16 per litre for PMS within the month. Nonetheless, in January 2021, the PPPRA disclosed that the value of the commodity was between N163.36 per litre and N166.36 per litre.

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In response to the PPPRA, based mostly on the typical value for the interval, February 1st to twenty eighth 2021, and a median FMDQ Importer and Exporter (I&E) Naira/US Greenback Alternate Charge of N403.80, the anticipated retail value of PMS for March 2021, stands at N209.61 per litre and N212.61 per litre, being the decrease and higher band respectively.

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On February 28, NNPC launched a press release by way of its spokesperson, Kenneth Obateru, assuring Nigerians that there could be no enhance in pump value.

“Opposite to speculations of an imminent enhance within the value of PMS within the nation, the NNPC has dominated out any increment within the ex-depot value of petrol in March”, he famous.

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