Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has approved the payment of N15,000 wage award to civil servants and N10,000 for pensioners in the state to mitigate the impact of subsidy removal.
The Minister of Finance, Mr Wale Edun says that the Federation Account is witnessing improved revenue inflow since the removal of subsidy from average of N650 million monthly to over N1 trillion in the last four months.
Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, has approved a 25 per cent cut in acceptance fees by new intakes into the four state-owned universities.
With the prevailing high cost of petrol in the country occasioned by the removal of subsidy on the product about three months ago, Nigerians who hitherto used generating sets as alternative sources of electricity in their homes and offices are turning to inverters to save cost and consequently reduce noise pollution, writes MARIA DIAMOND As Nigerians…
Delta Government says it has taken delivery of 13, 800 bags of rice out of the the 17,400 bags being expected from the Federal Government as palliatives to cushion the impact of petrol subsidy removal in the state. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Kingsley Emu, disclosed this on Monday during a meeting…
The alleged unwillingness of the Federal Government to advance discussions and negotiations with organized labour on modalities to adopt in reducing the hardship occasioned by oil subsidy removal has been described as insensitive and callous.
Given the current global drive to transit from other forms of fossil fuels to cleaner energies like Liquified Natural Gas, governments in various parts of the world are supporting investments in LNG production for home, automobile and industrial use. In Nigeria, with the removal of subsidy on petroleum products (a policy geared towards ultimately stabilising…
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said he is shocked over the Federal Government’s inability to plan and effectively respond to the fuel subsidy removal policy that has further improvised Nigerians, inflicting hardship and suffering on the people.
Following the recent announcement by the Federal Government (FG) to empower the 36 states with N5,000,000,000 as palliatives to cushion impact of the petrol subsidy removal, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has harped on transparent implementation of the policy. It suggested that comprehensive plans detailing how saved resources would be channelled for…
The federal government has announced that it will give each state of the federation a sum of N5billion palliative to cushion the impact of the removal of the payment of subsidy on fuel. Borno State governor Babagana Zulum made this announcement on Thursday during an interactive session with State House correspondents in Abuja. Zulum after…
As inflation bites further, mostly from the effects of subsidy removal on the economy, there are concerns about the Federal Government’s ability to sustain its deregulation stance...
Wife of President Bola Tinubu, Oluremi, yesterday called for Germany's collaboration to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians. Tinubu, who gave the charge while welcoming the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Annette Guenther and other officials of the Embassy...