The Minister of state for Petroleum,

This is coming on the heels of reports that vehicle owners have started stock piling the product in anticipation of a price hike

According to Vanguard, some Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling stations have increased their price from N145 to N149.

Kachikwu, who spoke after President Buhari’s meeting with the Niger Delta elders, said there is no plan to hike fuel price.

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He said “Have you heard me announce any increment? Wait until you hear from my mouth,”

Oil marketers in Nigeria had warnedthat the price of fuel might go up due to the scarcity of foreign exchange to finance the importation of the product.