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Be ready to bear pains of high petrol cost, Minister tells Nigerians

Be ready to bear pains of high petrol cost, Minister tells Nigerians

By Obas Esiedesa – Abuja The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has admonished Nigerians to be ready to bear the pains of increased petrol pump price as crude oil price climbs above $60 per barrel. Speaking at the official launch of Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Program on Tuesday, Sylva said with no […]

We didn’t fix the new petrol price – FG

We didn’t fix the new petrol price – FG

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government Monday said it has taken a back seat in the issue of petrol pricing in the country. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige stated this at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa Abuja while inaugurating the bipartite plus technical committee on Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, pricing framework. […]

FG links petrol price increase to Pfizer’s discovery of COVID-19 vaccine

FG links petrol price increase to Pfizer’s discovery of COVID-19 vaccine

FG testing Nigerians’ tolerance — Labour By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The Federal Government said Monday that the latest increase in the pump price of petrol, also known as Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, was informed by the announcement by an American pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, of its recent breakthrough in the discovery of a vaccine against COVID-19. The […]

PETROL PRICE/ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE: FG in last-minute moves to stop strike

PETROL PRICE/ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE: FG in last-minute moves to stop strike

…Govs meet labour leaders, to parley Buhari …Lai Mohammed warns action will hurt common man …IPMAN disowns industrial action By Henry Umoru      & Johnbosco Agbakwuru AS part of the last-minute moves to stop nationwide strike and mass protest scheduled for tomorrow by Labour, governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, yesterday, met […]