Seven ships laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol have arrived at Lagos ports waiting to discharge, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.
The NPA said three other ships waiting to berth would discharge container-laden goods and bulk gypsum.
It noted that 27 other ships containing petroleum products, food items and other goods were being expected at the ports from June 16 to June 28, while 25 ships were expected on June 14.
NPA explained that other expected ships brought in general cargoes, bulk sugar, buck wheat, petrol, frozen fish and base oil.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 21other ships are currently at the ports discharging wheat, bulk fertiliser, bulk rice, trucks, general cargoes, petrol, sugar, aviation fuel, diesel, crude palm olein and containers.
NAN also reports that both bulk rice and bagged rice had not been coming into Lagos ports since over a month.