• NUPENG calls for adequate protection of oil workers from kidnappers

    NUPENG calls for adequate protection of oil workers from kidnappers

    The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged the Federal Government to give adequate protection to oil workers returning from the field to prevent being kidnapped.

    The President of NUPENG, Mr Igwe Achese, made the plea on Monday in Lagos.

    He condemned the kidnapping of 14 oil workers of Nestoil returning from Egbema-Ohaji field to Port Harcourt, Rivers, by yet-to-be identified kidnappers.

    Achese expressed shock at the act and called on security agencies to spread their dragnet to rescue […]

  • 2016 budget: Saraki assures Nigerians of adequate oversight

    2016 budget: Saraki assures Nigerians of adequate oversight

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has commended Nigerians for their patience while awaiting presidential assent to the 2016 Appropriation Act, even as he promised that the National Assembly will ensure its proper implementation through diligent oversight.

    This comes as he restated the National Assembly‚Äôs commitment to early passage of subsequent budgets since the President had promised earlier presentation. Saraki who joined Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other top government officials in witnessing the signing of the budget into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, […]