• Kerosene subsidy took $1b from FG last year, says Osinbajo

    Kerosene subsidy took $1b from FG last year, says Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the Federal Government spent $1 billion on kerosene subsidy in 2015.

    He lamented about the low usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas in Nigeria.

    He spoke at the ‘Domestic LPG Implementation Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja, organised by the Office of the Vice President, Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

    The vice president noted that although Nigeria’s total domestic LPG grew from 50,000 metric tonnes per annum […]