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Northerners the Poorest in Nigeria Despite Being in Power More – Yakasai
Northerners the Poorest in Nigeria Despi...

Northerners the Poorest in Nigeria Despite Being in Power More – Yakasai

Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, a founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum has said other regions in the country have formed the habit of blaming the north for their challenges when the North has the most number of poor people. The elder statesman said that the North had varied challenges despite... read more »

Governors didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives - Akeredolu
Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliati...

Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday,explained that his colleagues did not deliberately hoard palliatives made for their states. Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of South-West Governors’ Forum, said the insistence on official flag-off ceremony by the Coalition Against... read more »

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume next Week
Implementation of New Electricity Tariff...

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume Next Week

Special adviser to the president on infrastrure, Ahmed Zakari has said that electricity distribution companies (DiscCos) will resume implementation of the new electricity tariff next week. A news service-based reflective tariff (SRT) structure was implemented on September 1 by the DisCos after... read more »

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 »

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

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... read more »

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

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... read more »

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

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... read more »

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 NER...

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 tweet on its... read more »