Nigeria's fuel scarcity becoming a complex situation

Nigeria's fuel scarcity becoming a complex situation

Fuel scarcity in Abuja and other Nigerian cities continue to bite harder as buyers wait in long queues to purchase the commodity.

Nigeria's fuel scarcity becoming a complex situation

BBC Africa tweeted this picture to show the extent of the fuel crisis in Nigeria; motorists in long queues to buy petrol

Some Nigerians took to social media (both Twitter and Facebook) to express their frustration and also share photos of their ordeal.

Nigeria's fuel scarcity becoming a complex situation

Nigeria's fuel crisis worsens with motorists sleeping at petrol stations and generators joining the queues for fuel.

According to some of the commentary on Twitter, the situation in Nigeria have become so bad some people are now queueing through the night to get petrol.

Nigeria's fuel scarcity becoming a complex situation

Another Twitter post: As fuel shortage continues in Nigeria Black market thrives

For almost a month, Nigerians have been queuing at fuel service stations all over the country to get petrol for their vehicles and other users.

Scarcity of petrol in Nigeria has continued to get worse in the last two weeks. In some cases, buyers have to pay more than double the usual amount to get fuel into their cars.

Do you think the development in Nigeria could have any effect on Ghana in any way? What are your tips for surviving the fuel crisis if you are in Nigeria?

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