The minister said another N48 billion was recently paid to importers.
The federal government has paid N48 billion as subsidy to petrol importers, the finance ministry has announced. This brings the total amount paid as subsidy for 2013 so far to N240.5 billion.
Paul Nwabuikwu, the spokesperson of the the Finance Minister, Ngozi-Okonjo-Iweala, said in a statement on Monday that “the Federal Ministry of Finance has released the sum of N48,085,299,281.50 billion as payments to 19 oil marketers to cover verified subsidy claims.”
Before this latest payment, a total of N192,502,279,966.50 billion in verified claims had been settled this year, Mr. Nwabuikwu said.
The federal government had pledged to check the corruption that characterised previous years’ subsidy payment.
Below are the details of the beneficiary oil companies of the latest payment as contained in the statement.
Serial Number Oil Marketer Batch Number
AITEO ENERGY RESOURCES LIMITED D/13
ASCON OIL COMPANY LIMITED D/13
CONOIL PLC D/13
DEE JONES PETROLEUM & GAS LTD D/13
DOZZY OIL AND GAS LIMITED D/13
FORTE OIL PLC D/13
FRESH SYNERGY LTD D/13
GULF TREASURES LIMITED D/13
INTEGRATED OIL AND GAS LIMITED D/13
IPMAN INVESTMENT LTD D/13
MASTERS ENERGY OIL AND GAS LIMITED D/13
MOBIL OIL NIGERIA NIGERIA PLC D/13
NIPCO PLC D/13
OANDO PLC D/13
RAINOIL LIMITED D/13
SAHARA ENERGY RESOURCES LIMITED D/13
SWIFT OIL LIMITED D/13
TECHNO OIL LTD D/13
TOTAL NIGERIA PLC D/13
BOVAS & COMPANY E/13
HEYDEN PETROLEUM E/13
MRS OIL NIGERIA PLC E/13
RAHAMANIYYA OIL AND GAS LIMITED E/13
OBAT OIL & PETROLEUM LTD E/13
SHORELINK OIL AND GAS SERVICES LIMITED E/13
AITEO ENERGY RESOURCES LIMITED B/12E
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