Archive for: FuelSubsidyRemoval

Justice: DPO accused of murdering #OccupyNigeria protester now in Kirikiri

Justice: DPO accused of murdering #OccupyNigeria protester now in Kirikiri

by Rachel Ogbu The policeman alleged to be behind the murder of fuel subsidy removal protester, Adedamola Daramola in January last year was yesterday ordered to be remanded in Kirikiri prison...

 

For The Records: The House of Reps Fuel Subsidy probe report

For The Records: The House of Reps Fuel Subsidy probe report

Following the Fuel subsidy scam, The House of Representative AD-HOC Committee which was set up ‘to verify and determine the actual subsidy requirements and monitor the implementation of the...

 

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala commences European tour … predicts up to 8% economic growth due to subsidy removal

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala commences European tour … predicts up to 8% economic growth due to subsidy removal

By Hauwa Gambo The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has commenced a two-day, non-deal tour to update European investors on the political and economic position of Nigeria. As a result...

 

“Some say Labour Unions sold out; I call it dereliction of duty!” says @ChikaUwazie

“Some say Labour Unions sold out; I call it dereliction of duty!” says @ChikaUwazie

by Chika Uwazie Is this what leaders of the labor union call success? For two weeks, the spotlight shone on Nigeria as the global community witnessed the massive movement against the recent...

 

Olisa Metuh tells Nigerians to tread with caution

Olisa Metuh tells Nigerians to tread with caution

A member of the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised Nigerians to be careful about the way they handle the fall out of the removal of fuel subsidies....

 

“Our president, the general” – Jonathan vs #OccupyNigeria: Lessons learnt, by Stanley Azuakola

“Our president, the general” – Jonathan vs #OccupyNigeria: Lessons learnt, by Stanley Azuakola

by Stanley Azuaokola   Lesson 1: On the image of the president A few dozen men haggled in a room at the villa while a whole nation waited for the outcome of their negotiations with heightened...

 

#OccupyNigeriaReview: We share some of the jokes from the protest!

#OccupyNigeriaReview: We share some of the jokes from the protest!

by Daniel Essien During the #OccupyNigeria protests, a lot of people, especially on social media chose to see the funny side of the matter. Here’s our pick of some of the jokes that went...

 

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Christopher Akor says “Labour wasn’t smart”

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Christopher Akor says “Labour wasn’t smart”

By Christopher Akor After spending over N90 billion on Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the nation’s refineries without much result, the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, ...

 

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Akintunde Oyebode explains why they did not

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Akintunde Oyebode explains why they did not

by Akintunde Oyebode When the NLC/TUC released this statement http://www.nlcng.org/search_details.php?id=318, calling off the Nationwide Strike to protest the 120% increase in the price of petrol...

 

Dele Momodu: “This President Just Can’t Get It!”

Dele Momodu: “This President Just Can’t Get It!”

Fellow Nigerians, please permit me to sound American today. The type of arrant nonsense going on in Nigeria today would have elicited some exclamatory remarks from the Americans. What I admire...