The embarrassment of fuel scarcity in an oil-exporting country continued for the 5thweek across the country, with petrol selling for as high as N400 per litre in some states. It is so sad to note that Nigeria remains the only member of OPEC that still imports petroleum products. The country suffers whenever there is a slight problem with the supply chain. More often than not, inability to pay subsidy claims to importers creates supply problems. This is the cause of the crisis we have been experiencing in the last five weeks. The response of our Oil Minister (President Muhammadu Buhari) to the crisis was to take off to Iran for a ludicrous meeting of Gas exporting countries. The junior minister for oil, Ibe Kachikwu also joined him on the trip, leaving millions of Nigerians wondering why both men travelled while petrol-instigated hardship is ravaging the […]