• Telecoms Tariff Hike: Why senate rejected plan -Saraki

    Telecoms Tariff Hike: Why senate rejected plan -Saraki

    Senator Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s senate president has revealed why the Senate today rejected the plan by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to increase the price of internet data, adding that the Senate will continue to make sure Nigerians had access to affordable Internet.

    He said, “Today, the Senate condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by Service Providers, in line with the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

    “We strongly believe that we must protect the Nigerian people that sent us to […]

  • No plan to increase electricity tariff – DISCOs

    No plan to increase electricity tariff – DISCOs

    It was gathered that the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors on Wednesday said it had no plan to increase the current tariff being paid by consumers.

    The ANED Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Mr. Sunday Oduntan, said that the Distribution Companies had not submitted any proposal to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on tariff increase.

    He said, “It is not true that we want to increase the tariff by 200 per cent because we do not have any right to do so.

    “When […]

  • Governor Emmanuel decries imposition of outrageous tariff on imported seedling

    Governor Emmanuel decries imposition of outrageous tariff on imported seedling

    Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has decried imposition of outrageous tariff by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on importation of crop seedling such as coconut and other crops into the country, saying this hinders sincere commitment to agricultural development.

    Governor Emmanuel who made this known yesterday at Government House, Uyo during a courtesy call on him by the Course 25, Study Team of the National Defence College (NDC), currently on tour of the state said what Nigeria needs more […]