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IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth Projection
IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #End...

IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth P...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the projected economic growth for Nigeria may not be realized on the strength of the #ENDSARS protest. The organization expressed serious concern over the state of the nation as the protests continue. While answering questions during the virtual IMF... read more »

We will Implement Agreement Diligently - NNPC Assures Labour After Strike Suspension
We will Implement Agreement Diligently &...

We will Implement Agreement Diligently – NNPC Assures Labour After St...

Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has pledged commitment to implement agreements reached with organised labour which led to the suspension of planned strike and protest over the increase of electricity tariff and petrol pump price. Kyari said... read more »

Strike Called off, Agreement Reached between FG and Labour - Keyamo
Strike Called off, Agreement Reached bet...

Strike Called off, Agreement Reached between FG and Labour – Keyamo

Minister of State for labour tweeted in the early hours of this morning that the federal government has reached an agreement with labour leading to a suspension of the scheduled strike action.   The tweet read “FG & LABOUR reach agreement at 2:53am. Deregulation to stay as Govt rolls... read more »

Nigeria: NLC Insists on Strike Commencing 28th Sept. 2020
Nigeria: NLC Insists on Strike Commencin...

Nigeria: NLC Insists on Strike Commencing 28th Sept. 2020

The Nigerian Labour Congress has doubled down on its position that there will be a Nation-wide strike from the 28th of September 2020 unless their demands are met. In a post shared on their Facebook Page, the union said “STRIKE BEGINS TOMMOROW MONDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, UNLESS OUR DEMANDS ARE... read more »

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash
CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Interventi...

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N3.5 trillion to various sectors of the economy to assist in cushioning the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Apex bank says it will also contribute N1.8 trillion into the N2.30 trillion Federal Government’s one-year Economic... read more »

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If we truly deregulated, shouldn’t fuel price drop? Atiku Queries

If we Truly Deregulated, Shouldn’t Fuel Price Drop? Atiku Queries

 Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has questioned the recent increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), credited to the deregulation of the petroleum sector by asking, “if... read more »

Most Vulnerable Nigerians Exempted from Tariff Increase, says NERC

Most Vulnerable Nigerians Exempted from Tariff Increase, says NERC

The federal government has exempted poor and vulnerable Nigerians from the increased electricity tariff. This was disclosed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a... read more »

El-Rufai Supports Decision to Increase Abuja-Kaduna Train Fares

El-Rufai Supports Decision to Increase Abuja-Kaduna Train Fares

Nasir el-Rufai governor of Kaduna State has ruled out security challenge in the Abuja-Kaduna rail line but alluded the challenge to people obeying COVID-19 guidelines put into place by the Federal... read more »