• We are not aware of budget padding – Presidency

    We are not aware of budget padding – Presidency

    The budget padding controversy took a different turn on Tuesday as the Presidency denied knowledge of any padding in the budget presented to the President for his ascent.

    Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ismail Kawu, told newsmen in Abuja that the budget signed by the President which is being implemented was not a padded budget.

    Senator Enang who spoke after over three hours meeting […]

  • We are not aware of increase in price of kerosene – IPMAN

    We are not aware of increase in price of kerosene – IPMAN

    President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo, has denied knowledge of any increase in pump price of Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) known as kerosene.

    Okoronkwo in a telephone interview yesterday said as at Friday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was selling the product at N135 per litre.

    “What we may be experiencing now is inadequate supply, prompted by low capacity utilisation of local refineries and importation challenges.

    But I can tell you that it is a matter […]