Tag: subsidy

AzeezMarch 4, 2018

The Late 5: NNPC says it spends N774m daily on subsidy, Shehu Sani promises war with El-Rufai, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha on Sunday the 24 out ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Osinbajo moves to kill forex subsidy racket run under Buhari leadership

by Peregrino Brimah The quite outspoken former Central Bank Governor, now Emir, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, SLS II, as quoted ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

Opinion: Why is ‘cooking gas’ costly in Nigeria?

by Adedamola The sudden high cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), cooking gas has made the news, compounding what has ...

RoqeebahNovember 29, 2016

5 things to expect from NCC’s knee-jerk price regulation

It has finally been confirmed that the Nigerian Communications Commission has directed that all telecommunications and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: The coming petrol price hike and NNPC’s subterfuge

by Farooq Kperogi Another petrol price hike is coming. It’s not a matter of “if”; it’s a matter of “when.” ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

#30Days30Voices: The government of today has failed | Watch as man laments the cost of fuel

The economy is on a downward spiral, cost of living is soaring and people are losing their jobs daily. That ...

Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Where do we go from here?

If you were a lover of reggae music in the 1970s, you would certainly know “Time Hard”, a hit song ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top stories that drove the conversation today 1. AGF Malami appears before Senate The Minister of Justice ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 30, 2016

The YNaija Interview: Buhari is not yet governing Nigeria – Fayose

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose is as opinionated as he’s controversial. The man who revels in being the ‘oldest serving ...

YWriterMay 25, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, fuel scarcity is about to return

by Chi Ibe Oil marketers have still not resumed the importation of petrol despite the sharp increase in its pump ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 25, 2016

“Wickedness” | Fayose just basically finished our president

Some apologists of the current government of President Muhammadu Buhari have constantly declared that it just might be too early ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

In a couple of days, plenty of petrol will arrive Nigeria

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has assured that in about 2 days, 10 vessels carrying petrol will ...

Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

Opinion: What rubbish subsidy removal?

ny Stanley Ilechukwu I’ve been listening to all the arguments for and against the “subsidy removal”of the Buhari led government ...

Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Deregulation, monopoly and change

by Simon Kolawole So the fuel price hike strike flopped? Well, President Muhammadu Buhari may have just received a blank ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

‘I did not protest against subsidy removal in 2012’ | Pastor Tunde Bakare has a story to tell you

The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has fautted ...

Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

‘Nigerians are no longer as corrupt as before’ | Gbajabiamila gave an interview, and we learnt these 14 things

Femi Gbajabiamila is the Majority of the House of Representative and a leading member of the ruling All Progressive Congress. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 21, 2016

Oil marketers demand forex from govt, else…

Following the payment of a total of N48.2 billion as arrears of outstanding 2015 subsidy claims to oil marketers, the Depot ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

Where is the ‘mother of all protests’ Dino Melaye promised in 7 days?

From his stand against the removal of subsidy in 2012, his famous fist fight at the House of Representatives in ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 20, 2016

Reuben Abati: What happened under GEJ, when we tried to get rid of subsidy

This thing called democracy, particularly the Nigerian brand, never ceases to throw up new and intriguing lessons about the relationship ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 19, 2016

Opinion: Not on fuel subsidy, Buhari!

“The royalists of the economic order have conceded that political freedom was the business of government, but they have maintained ...

Mazi EmekaMay 19, 2016

Opinion: The APC government is at risk of losing trust

By Stephen Oladapo Trust; the firm belief in the character, strength, or truth of someone or something. Trust can be ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerians need to support President Buhari in these hard times

by Kolawole Omole I think as Nigerians, we have to be honest with ourselves about the true state of our ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

Fuel subsidy: FG pays oil marketers off finally

Amidst the controversy that has hitherto surrounded the announcement of the removal of subsidy by the Federal Government, the Minister ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

N145: Senate supports new fuel price

The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday expressed its support the N145 proposed by th federal government as the new pump price ...

Mazi EmekaMay 16, 2016

Photos from the House of Reps rowdy special session today

The special session of the House of Representative was, on Monday, thrown into a state of rowdiness following the Speaker ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Feyi Fawehinmi reviews Buhari’s one year of handling the economy

by Feyi Fawehinmi *This is the third of a 3-part series Let us first set out the marking scheme. Anti-corruption ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

The NLC will be meeting the government today

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Peter Ozo-Eson, while speaking to Punch Newspaper on Sunday, May 15 revealed ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 16, 2016

Opinion: No nation develops in ease and quiet

As development stories go, no nation develops in ease and quiet. After exertion comes enjoyment and the most massive nations ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce disagrees with the NLC

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has reached out to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to desist from ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

NLC says you guys should stockpile food in preparation for national shut down

The National Labor Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC have been breathing fire out of their mouths since ...

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