The removal of fuel subsidy and subsequent increase in fuel price from about NGN180 to NGN500 in June by the current administration hit businesses and individuals across Nigeria in no small measure. But as of today, prices of fuel have taken another drastic increase from NGN500 to over NGN700. Already, NNPC filling stations across the country have adjusted and started dispensing at NGN617.
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At a fuel station in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, tempers flare and harsh words are exchanged as motorists wait in line for hours to fill up their tanks at one of the few outlets with petrol left in the vicinity.