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FG Deletes N212 Per Litre Petrol Template From Website




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The Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has deleted a link holding the new prices of petrol, Naija News understands.

It was gathered that the controversial template which had caused a major backlash from Nigerians was previously accessible here:

It was unclear whether pressure was mounted on PPPRA to delete the template to douse public outcry, a move that was not immediately clarified by officials.

Recall that the NNPC had in a post on Friday on Twitter maintained that there was no increase in the petrol ex-depot price this month.

The PPPRA had announced late Thursday that the retail price for a litre of petrol for the month will be between N209.61 and N212.61.

According to the PPPRA, the ex-depot price, which is the amount sold by fuel depot owners to marketers, will be N206.42, while the landing cost stands at N189.61 per litre.

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There had been concerns the government, which says it has deregulated the sector and no longer pays subsidy, would raise rates as crude oil prices have seen a rebound in the global market.