Petrol subsidy removal will save Nigeria N1trn, create jobs annually -Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva By Deji Abdulwahab Mr Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources says the Federal Government’s decision to fully remove subsidy from petrol will save the country ₦1trn annually and create massive jobs. Sylva, who said this on Thursday, while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, […]

The Right man for the Right Job in the Niger Delta – Buhari Got it Right – Dr. Lloyd F. Ukwu

  Dr.  Lloyd F. Ukwu | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | Sept. 13, 2020 – This morning, I awoke to read about the appointment of retired Col. Milland Dixon Dikio as the new Amnesty Program Coordinator. I was optimistic, but cautiously so and called a few friends to make sure it was the same Dikio that went […]

Brace up for more fuel price increases – Buhari

…Says price’ll change as crude oil price changes …Justifies electricity tariff increase lAdds, those who get less than 12hrs of power not affected …No more estimated billing …Laments COVID-19 reduced revenue by almost 60% By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, asked Nigerians to expect further increase in the price of petrol, saying people would […]

Group commends FG over removal of fuel subsidy

By Ikenna Osuoha An Abuja-based NGO, Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC) has commended the federal government for removing fuel subsidy to allow market forces determine the price of pump price so that the economy would flourish. Chief Ugochukwu Nnam, National Coordinator of the group made the commendation, in an interview with the News […]

NLC rejects hike in fuel price

NLC president Ayuba Wabba By Joan Nwagwu/Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the increase in Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol from N148. 50 per liter to N151.56 per litre. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), while reacting to the increase in the price […]

New fuel price: APC says government working for citizens

By Emmanuel Mogbede The All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to wake up to a new Nigeria where the government works for the citizens not for a few interests. Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. The […]

Return NDDC to the Presidency, Ijaw Leader Tells Buhari

Uche Nnaike The Coordinator of the Ijaw Monitoring Congress and a former Publicity Secretary of the Ijaw National Congress, Mr. Joseph Evah, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to return the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Presidency. Evah also demanded that institutions that investigate and probe frauds should be used to probe the […]

Pondei ignored medical advice to face probe panel, says NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission said its acting Managing Director, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, ignored medical advice to attend a House of Representatives Committee hearing today in Abuja. Pondei fainted on Monday while he was being questioned by lawmakers investigating mismanagement of funds up to the tune of N81.5 bn in the NDDC. The incident, which […]

NDDC Probe: You came here to mislead investigative committee – Lawmaker tells Akpabio

By Don SilasA member of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission has accused the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio of misleading the committee. Honourable Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, who is presiding over the hearing, accused Akpabio of lying under oath while testifying before the panel. According to Ereyi-Tobi, “I have listened […]

EXPOSED: Joi Nunieh doesn’t have NYSC certificate, Akpabio tells Reps

Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh, does not havethe National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio disclosed on Monday. The minister told the House of Representatives Committee on the NDDC probe that Nunieh never participated in the NYSC mandatory one year national service […]

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