Friday, 29th September 2023

fuel subsidy

24 Sep
A university don, Mr Godwin Kwalbe, has advised government at all levels against cosmetic approach to addressing multidimensional poverty affecting a huge population of the country.
23 Sep
*Committee set up by Tinubu to reconcile NNPC's remittances to FAAC submits preliminary report Despite the claims by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) that the defunct Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not remit $1.9bn to the federation account in 2021 before transitioning to a commercial venture, the federal government has the biggest…
14 Sep
Former President Muhammadu Buhari has backed the decision of the current administration to remove fuel subsidies, saying he had hoped that it would reduce the large number of people coming to see him in Daura. Buhari's spokesperson, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday to mark Buhari's 100 days out of office.…
11 Sep
The Edo State Government has inaugurated its free transport scheme on Monday to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal in the state.
6 Sep
Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said protests that greeted bid to remove fuel subsidy during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2012 were political. Fayemi stated this while presenting his keynote address at a national dialogue organised to celebrate the 60th birthday of founding National Secretary of Alliance for Democracy…
5 Sep
Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the protest that greeted fuel subsidy removal during former president Goodluck Jonathan's administration in 2012 was mere politics. Fayemi stated this while presenting his keynote address at a national dialogue organised to celebrate 60th birthday of the founding National Secretary of Alliance for Democracy…
1 Sep
The Nigeria Labour Congres (NLC) has declared a two-day warning strike which will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
29 Aug
The promise by the Federal Government on August 15 to put a seal on further rise in price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, despite a subsisting deregulation policy is curious.
23 Aug
The Delta State Government says workers in the 25 local government areas of the state will receive fuel subsidy removal palliatives as approved for state public service workers by Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori. Mr Victor Ebonka, Chairman, the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Delta chapter, who is also the Ika North-East Local Government Council…
21 Aug
Says 39 countries still subsidise product An Ibadan-based philanthropist and business mogul, Gbemileke Eleniyan, has added his voice to the raging debate on subsidy removed from the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol in Nigeria, just as he argued that the Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government was mistaken in its assumption that…
19 Aug
Notwithstanding last Thursday’s approval of N5 billion for each of the 36 states of the federation by the Federal Government for procurement of food items and fertilisers as part of efforts to alleviate the sufferings occasioned by the removal of petrol subsidy, many of the states are yet to have any concrete palliatives plan for their residents.
16 Aug
The University of Ibadan (UI), Oyo State, has directed its members of staff to work for three days a week to cushion the effects of high cost of transportation occasioned by fuel subsidy removal.


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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is partnering with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to create an inter-college hackathon, empowering young people to develop new AI and crypto models.  Dubbed the “CryptoAI BUILDER Challenge,” this initiative represents a milestone in the partnership between AUS and…
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The Nigerian Navy has arrested six impostors impersonating as Nigerian Navy personnel to engage in fraudulent activities.
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The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba on Friday affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta.
1 hour ago
Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
2 hours ago
The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
3 hours ago
The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
3 hours ago
More and more children are contacting criminal gangs in Sweden to offer their services as contract killers, the country's police chief said Friday, after three people were murdered in 24 hours. The Scandinavian country has in recent years been in the grip of a bloody conflict between gangs fighting over arms and drug trafficking. That…
3 hours ago
.Says commission secured 5,473 convictions in less than 2yrs .Inducts 332 Detective Assistant Cadet Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abdulkarim Ckukkol Friday offered an insight into how the anti-graft agency has managed to erase the odious image of Nigeria as a 419 hub. Chukkol gave the explanation on the occasion of the…
4 hours ago
The United States and Mexico starting Friday will hold two top-level meetings in less than a week as the neighbors face growing pressure over migration and drug smuggling. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top US trade officials are holding talks Friday in Washington with Mexican Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena and commercial officials that will…