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FEC Approval of #2.3trillion NESP, a disappointment- Onifade

FEC Approval of #2.3trillion NESP, a disappointment- Onifade

The Nigeria Economy Sustainability Plan headed by Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo had few weeks ago submitted a #2.3 trillion naira stimulus package to the Federal Executive Council, this package according to him was meant to resuscitate the Nigerian economy following the adverse effects the Covid-19 pandemic has had on it. There were contained in the…

HOW YOUTHS CAN WIN ELECTORAL POSITIONS

HOW YOUTHS CAN WIN ELECTORAL POSITIONS

The Nigerian Political scene is one that spikes conversations and controversies from every part of the country, and politicians who are actors in this scene have made it quite an interesting one. From issues of money embezzlement, to selfishness, to the chief of them all corruption. Different media houses organize shows and programs to talk…

JUNE 12 REMEMBRANCE: A CLARION CALL TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS

JUNE 12 REMEMBRANCE: A CLARION CALL TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS

June 12, 1993, 33 years after Nigeria gained independence from colonialism was the day the country would have had its first free, fair and democratic election but the powers that be sabotaged the process and cancelled the election which could have brought philanthropist Moshood Abiola into power. He was subsequently imprisoned after he had declared…

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as FG plans to resume repairs

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as FG plans to resume repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge. Popoola told the Newsmen that the consultations were towards evolving perfect traffic management architecture. “We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon….

FG spent N609bn on debt servicing between January-March ― DMO

FG spent N609bn on debt servicing between January-March ― DMO

The federal government spent a total of N609,134,926,039.42 in debt service between January and March 2020. The data obtained from the website of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Thursday evening, indicated interest on NTBs stood at N111.605 billion; interest on FGN Bonds, N488.935 billion; FGN Savings Bonds debt servicing took N392.794 billion while; Rentals amounted…

Petrol price: NLC demands reversal, NECA backs govt

Petrol price: NLC demands reversal, NECA backs govt

The Nigeria Labour Congress has kicked against the new fuel price of N143.8 announced by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency on Wednesday, saying “this might just be the last straw that would break the camel’s back.” The congress demanded a reversal of the pump price to the old price, arguing that that the prices…