Tag: Oil prices

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 20, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 20th April 2020

  Check out our top stories today:   The NCDC dropped the ball yesterday, should we all be worried? Bad ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Petroleum minister gives mid-term report, says petrol prices likely to fall

Based on what was described as the competition inherent in the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) price modulation, the Minister of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Oil prices will affect capital projects in 2017 budget – Kachikwu

Current oil prices and production levels will affect some capital projects in Nigeria’s 2017 budget, says the Minister of State ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2016

BREAKING: Oil price rises after OPEC cut

Oil prices held above the $50 barrier on Thursday following OPEC’s decision to carry out its first output cut in ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2016

The Thread: A Donald Trump win might just be good for Nigeria

The American elections are just around the corner and folks on Twitter think that contrary to popular opinion, a Trump ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Malaria taxes or basket water?

A few weeks ago at an event in Ghana, Tunde Fowler, Nigeria’s chief tax collector, said that a tax of N5,000 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

‘Happily, Nigeria is broke…’ – DG NOA

The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency, Garba Abari, has expressed delight at the lack of “free money” in the ...

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Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 7, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘The prices of things are increasing whereby the salary is not’ | Man speaks on the present state of the Nigerian economy (WATCH)

The Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun recently said Nigeria is facing one of its worst times economic wise. With the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2016

Naira has fallen: The lambs remain silent

by Manasseh Egedegbe I was in the UK a few weeks ago. I bought bottled water from a store and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

‘Oil price deregulation is the best way to help suffering Nigerians’- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed wants Nigerians to know that the recent deregulation of the price of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 9, 2016

Unstable oil rises to $41.43, then settles at $39.84 per barrel

Oil prices appeared to have continued the positive momentum of Monday, as it rose again in the morning of Tuesday, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 8, 2016

2016 budget is indeed ‘achievable’ as oil prices rise to all-year high of $39

The global price of crude oil has risen to above $39 per barrel, surpassing Nigeria’s 2016 budget benchmark of $38 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 19, 2015

It’s going to be a very difficult year for Nigerians – Okonjo-Iweala tells CNN

by Kolapo Olapoju Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, told Cable Network News (CNN), on Wednesday, March 18, that the rest ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 1, 2015

We have your back: President Jonathan says oil prices won’t affect poor Nigerians

by Laila Ibrahim   President Goodluck Jonathan says his administration has taken steps to make certain that poor, low and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 29, 2014

Be patient, we will survive – Jonathan speaks on oil price spiral

by Laila Ibrahim   President Goodluck Jonathan has implored Nigerians to persevere, in the face of current oil prices drop, ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 10, 2014

@Diiwanna: Dwindling oil prices- a blessing in disguise (Y! FrontPage)

by Dayo Olugbemi On Monday, 1 December, I read Nwobodo Chidiebere’s article, titled Dwindling Oil Price: A blessing in disguise. I ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 15, 2014

@AsiwajuTinubu on slump in oil prices: GEJ, this is the way out

by Bola Tinubu A wash in the great tide of politics, we must not forget why politics can be a noble ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Declining oil prices: Jonathan calls for collaboration between oil producing countries

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has implored oil producing countries to cooperate more and work together to surmount the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Nigerian on the edge as Brent crude prices crash to 2-year low

by Tunji Andrews Tuesday saw oil prices crash, posting it’s biggest one-day drop in two years on signs that the ...

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