Two weeks after it denied similar moves, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday, said there are no plans to increase the pump price of petrol from N145 to N150 because the corporation is not empowered statutorily to tinker with the pricing template of petroleum products.
The NNPC added further that there was no time its management met the President to push for a hike in the pump price of petrol to N150 per litre. NNPC had, last week, increased its […]
The Kwara State Personnel Database Development Committee on Friday refuted claims that the State government had contracted the payment of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowance to a private consultant.
The Committee in a statement issued by one of its members, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, said that the government has no intention to contract the payment of salaries of any category of workers and pensions to any private consultancy firm.
Dr. Akorede clarified that the Personnel Database Development Committee headed by the State governor, […]
Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that his group has no immediate plans to organise the national convention for the party.
Rather, he said he would embark on reconciliation of all organs of the party, from the national caucus to the National Executive Committee.
He agreed that the Thursday’s court ruling did not give express order to stop the national convention of the party being organised by the Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee.
He maintained […]
Northern Christians on Thursday debunked alleged plot by Christians from the northern part of the country to break away from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over controversy that trailed the just concluded election into CAN-Presidency.
But the 19 Northern States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reiterated that the election which produced the current CAN President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, was all inclusive and peaceful, adding that they endorsed the election and the new leadership of CAN.
Speaking on behalf of other […]
Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday, dispelled rumours that he was plotting his way out of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The embattled Senate President said his loyalty to the governing APC was not in doubt.
Saraki also reiterated his belief that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government would redeem the electoral promises it made to the electorate during the 2015 general elections.
Senators Saraki spoke at the 10th Abuja Housing Show where top government officials and prominent stakeholders in the housing sector brainstormed […]
If assurances by the nation’s 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) are anything to go by, Nigerians may not witness another increase in electricity tariff soon.
The Discos were responding to a report of a planned 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff.In another development, the Discos have been directed to wind down Credited Advance Payment for Metering Initiative (CAPMI) in which customers pay for meters.
CAPMI was designed by NERC as an optional alternative for customers who are willing to advance money […]