Long queues of vehicle have resurfaced at filling stations across the Nation following a widespread rumor of an impending increase in the pump price of fuel. Reports from Abuja, Lagos, Benin and Port Harcourt has it that filling stations who had ran out of PMS had to shut down for the day.
Queues were noticed in other cities where the norotious black marketers have taken to the streets to hawk products as ridiculously high prices.
The sudden rush to purchase fuel ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations was prompted by a rumor that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would soon increase the pump price of petroleum.
However, the NNPC debunked the rumor and assured Nigerians that it has no plans to increase prices both at the pump and ex-depot level.