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Thursday, 30 July 2015

DPR bars 22 filling stations in Abuja

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has barred 22 filling stations in Abuja and environs for profiteering.

In a statement issued by the Head of Public Relations of the DPR, Muhammad Saidu, the department said 19 of them were barred for selling above N87 per litre, two for diversion of petroleum products, with the remaining one for ‘grossly under-dispensing and selling products massively in jerry cans.’

“The stations are to remain sealed for at least one month in addition to forfeiting their bridging claims as directed by the Federal Government,” the statement said.

The filling stations sealed for selling petrol above N87 include Kalasma Nigeria Limited, Zuba; Inyas Nigeria Limited, Kaduna Road, Niger State; Jibeco Nigeria Limited; and Ahmis Nigeria Limited also on Kaduna Road, Niger State.

Others are Evil International Oil & Gas, One Man Village, Karu; Falke Oil, Double Pole, New Nyanya; Alhaji Isa Maidole and Sons Nigeria Limited, Abuja-Keffi Road, New Nyanya, Nasarawa State; Halims (Invest) Nigeria Limited. Abuja-Keffi Road, New Nyanya, Nasarawa State.

Also on the list are Dikas Pet. Coy. Ltd, Abuja-Keffi Road, One Man Village; Danco Oil, Gwagwalada; Sunmart, Giri; Abba Petrol Ltd, Zuba; Febas Energy, Giri; Mayo Kanwa, Doma; Ent Lt Rayhanah Co. Ltd, and Conoil all in Gwagwalada.

Kelvin Energy Limited and B.B. King Nigeria Limited both on Kaduna Road, Niger State were also sealed for selling at N105 per litre.

Also A.A. Rano Nigeria Ltd, Abuja-Keffi Road, Nyanya was sealed for manipulation of pump price and selling in jerrycans while Yaman Nig. Ltd Abuja, on Keffi Road, New Nyanya and Oando, on Herbert Macaulay Way, Abuja were sanctioned for diverting petrol.

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