Month: August 2022

Proposed NBA constitution amendment suspended, Akpata says

Proposed NBA constitution amendment suspended, Akpata says

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has stepped down its proposed constitution amendment following the lawsuit filed by the suspended General Secretary, Mrs Joyce Odua of the association. The president of the NBA, Mr. Olumide Akpata announced the decision this at the Yearly General Meeting (AGM) of the association held at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island….

2023: FG to borrow N11tr, spend N3.36tr on subsidy

2023: FG to borrow N11tr, spend N3.36tr on subsidy

• Nigeria to spend N19.76tr next year as deficit jumps by 54% • Govt may not fund capital projects in 2023 – Finance Minister • Petrol subsidy to remain till mid-2023 Ahead of the 2023 budget presentation, the Federal Government, yesterday, insisted that petroleum subsidy would remain in place until mid-2023. In addition, the government…

Ayu, Wike continue war of words amid reconciliation talks

Ayu, Wike continue war of words amid reconciliation talks

• Nobody can destabilise or hijack PDP, Ayu blows hot • Nothing has happened in PDP yet, something will happen soon, says Wike • Atiku, Namadi Sambo, others receive Shekarau back to PDP • Shekarau promises to deliver Kano, other states to Atiku Amid calls for his resignation by forces loyal to the governor of…

‘Implementation of PIA key to weaning Nigerians off cheap petrol’

‘Implementation of PIA key to weaning Nigerians off cheap petrol’

Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and other players in the downstream sector have urged the Federal Government to implement the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) if it plans to wean Nigerians off cheap petrol and focus on other priority sectors. They noted that ending the subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) is extremely difficult…

Media Justice Nigeria lauds NBC’s suspended shutdown of radio, TV stations Says action a vindication, wise decision

Media Justice Nigeria lauds NBC’s suspended shutdown of radio, TV stations Says action a vindication, wise decision

Media Justice Nigeria (MJN) has expressed satisfaction that after hues and cries by it and other stakeholders in the media ecosystem, the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) saw reason not to continue its punitive action of shutting down 53 indebted radio and TV stations, including popular ones like Raypower 100FM, AIT, Silverbird TV and Rhythm FM…

UNILAG, UI, UNIBEN, others remains shut as ASUU extends strike

UNILAG, UI, UNIBEN, others remains shut as ASUU extends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday extended its six-month-old strike in Nigeria. A source within ASUU confirmed that an extension of the strike was the resolution of a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the striking university lecturers. He did not, however, disclose how long the union extended the industrial action. ASUU…

Before oil thieves kill Nigeria’s economy

Before oil thieves kill Nigeria’s economy

The arrest of a supertanker with capacity for three million barrels of oil, about three times the one million barrels per day (bpd), clearly validates the widely held suspicion that siphoning of the country’s oil wealth is perpetrated by a syndicate. This syndicate involves the military, surveillance companies, politicians, local communities, high-level government officials and…

Obasanjo meets Abdulsalami, IBB to unveil 2023 agenda soon

Obasanjo meets Abdulsalami, IBB to unveil 2023 agenda soon

• Obasanjo: I have national agenda not special candidate • Atiku to receive Shekarau, other defectors into PDP in Kano today • George insists PDP must correct lopsidedness against South before election • NEF scribe berates political class for meeting abroad over nation’s woes • NNPP will shock Nigerians, says Kwankwaso Amid political consultations, alignment…

IEDPU Celebrates Salaudeen Over NIPR Award

IEDPU Celebrates Salaudeen Over NIPR Award

The Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) has sent a congratulatory message to the Special Adviser on Strategy to the Governor of Kwara State,Alhaji Saadu Salaudeen, on the conferment of the Fellowship of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations on him. In a statement signed by the Union’s National Secretary, Mallam Abubakar Imam, on behalf…

SGF receives White Paper on Oronsaye report, promises immediate implementation

SGF receives White Paper on Oronsaye report, promises immediate implementation

The Federal Government, yesterday, received a report from the Ebele Okeke Committee that was constituted to draft a White Paper on the Ama Pepple Committee report on new Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions (PAC) created between 2012 and 2021. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, while receiving the report, described it as…

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com