Fuel Subsidy -NLC insists on fuel price reversal to old price after meeting with Tinubu's delegation
The meeting between organized labor and federal government officials on gasoline subsidy ended in a stalemate, with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) pressing on reversing the price hike, according to Premium Times News. The meeting was place in the State House in Abuja, and attendees included the chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari; a presidential assistant, Dele Alake; and the president of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Festus Osifo, among others.
How FG, NLC Meeting on Fuel Subsidy Removal Ended in Deadlock
According to Daily Post, there was no agreement reached at the end of the meeting between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress, or NLC, about the removal of fuel subsidy. This information was provided to the media on Wednesday at a briefing on the meeting between the federal government and the NLC by Dele Alake, President Bola Tinubu's spokesman.
Foods Pregnant Women Can Eat During Labor To Aid A Safe Delivery
When it comes to labor and delivery, the diet of pregnant women plays a crucial role in ensuring a safe childbirth. A healthy and balanced diet during labor helps maintain the mother's energy levels, cope with labor pain, and provide essential nutrients for both the mother and baby, thereby promoting a safe delivery.
NNPCL: Local Refineries Won't Change Fuel Price
According to The Punch, The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has stated that the local production of petrol by Dangote Refinery, Port Harcourt Refining Company, and other refineries in Nigeria will not lead to a change in the pump price of the commodity. Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer of NNPCL, clarified this during an interview in Abuja.
NLC insists on Fuel Price Reversal after meeting with Tinubu's Delegation
According to Premium Times News, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) insisted on rolling back the price increase during the meeting between representatives of organized labor and federal government officials regarding gasoline subsidies, which ended in a deadlock. The meeting took place in the State House in Abuja, and attendees included Festus Osifo, president of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mele Kyari, chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), and presidential assistant Dele Alake.
The striking medical workers are meeting FG today
Today (Thursday) the federal government and the Health Industries Joint Strike Coalition will meet to try to find a solution to the indefinite strike. This was revealed by JOHESU National Vice President, Dr. Obinna Ogbonna in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH. The unions met with the government last Thursday, but the meeting ended in a deadlock.
Nigerian Senate Directs Ministry Of Works Under Fashola To Refund N692m Mismanaged On Projects
Senator Matthew Urhoghide, who chairs the Senate Public Accounts Committee (SPAC), oversaw an investigation into the AuGF report. The committee then presented its findings to the Senate leadership. The Nigerian Senate has requested that the Federal Ministry of Works, which is headed by Babatunde Fashola, a former governor of Lagos State, reimburse the federation account with the N692 million that was allocated for certain projects in 2018 but were not executed.
Removal of subsidies: Representatives call on FG to take action to cushion the impact on Nigerians
Following the removal of oil subsidy, the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the Federal Government to immediately suspend all direct sales contracts (DSDP). According to Daily Trust, The House of Representatives also called on the Nigerian National Petrolatum Company Limited (NNPCL) to ensure that the production, extraction, and sale of crude oil are done in strict compliance with the provisions of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).
Anambra threatens to arrest parents whose children hawk, beg
According to Vanguardngr. The Anambra State Government has issued a stern warning to parents and guardians, stating that they could face arrest and prosecution if their children are found hawking and begging on the streets. The state Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Mrs Ify Obinabo, delivered this message during the commemoration of the International Day of Families, emphasizing that this action is necessary to ensure the well-being, proper growth, and protection of every child in the state.
Federal Government Launches Web Portal to Engage Older Citizens and Connect Them with Opportunities
The Federal Government has introduced a new web portal called the Continuing Engagement Bureau (CEB) to engage older citizens across the country, according to Dr Emem Omokaro, the Director-General of the National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC). The primary purpose of the portal is to gather data on retired civil servants and professionals, among others, in order to connect them with government agencies or organizations that can benefit from their extensive experience. The initiative aims to raise awareness and
Court invalidates the candidacy of Alex Otti, LP candidate in Abia, Kano
According to Vanguard, Kano federal court invalidates Alex Otti's candidacy and all Labor candidates in Abia and Kano states A recent ruling by Judge MN Yunus of the Federal Court of Justice in Kano declared the candidacy of the governor-elect of Abia, Dr. Alex Otti, and all Labor Party (LP) candidates in Abia and Kano states.
Alex Otti Reacts After Court Sacks Him As Abia Gov- Elect, Reveals Next Line Of Action
Abia state governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, has urged residents not to panic over the alleged dismissal of him by the federal court in Kano. Otti called the court's decision a "kangaroo ruling" and said he had nothing to worry about. Asked about his inauguration on May 29, Otti said everything was going according to plan and that the Abian people would have their way.
NIMASA Gets Abuja Office After 30 Years
After 30 years of operating in the nation's capital city, Abuja now has a permanent office for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. At the building's Tuesday commissioning, Muazu Sambo, the minister of transportation, issued a challenge to the staff: "Double your productivity in response to the newly inaugurated regional office in Abuja."
Strike: FG to adopt ASUU pay rise template for striking doctors
The PUNCH is able to report that, barring any unforeseen modifications, medical practitioners employed by the Federal Government would follow the wage increase template created for the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Following several demands by doctors for improved pay increases, among other things, the decision to adopt the ASUU pay profile was made.
Labour Urges President Buhari to Sign Energy Commission Bill Before Handover
As Nigeria approaches a transition of power with President Muhammadu Buhari set to hand over to the incoming administration, organized labor calls on him to sign the Energy Commission of Nigeria Amendment Bill, 2022. The appeal comes after the bill was transmitted to the Office of the President on November 28, 2022, but has yet to be acted upon.
Buhari presides over FEC meeting
President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired) is presiding over the second Federal Executive Council meeting of the week at the State House in Abuja. The President is directing the other Council members discussion of recent and noteworthy memoranda from various Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of the government.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Appoints Haruna As Rector, Bida Poly; Killing Of Humanitarian Workers Despicable – Obi
Buhari Appoints Baba Haruna As Rector Photo Credit:Vanguard Newspaper President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Baba Haruna as the Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida. This is contained in a letter signed by the Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu and made available to newsmen in Bida on Wednesday.
Reps grill Malami over $2.4bn illegal oil sale
According to Punch News, Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, is now being grilled by the House of Representatives on the alleged smuggling of 48 million barrels of crude oil worth more than $2.4 billion into China. Malami is testifying before the House's Ad Hoc Committee to Investigate the Alleged Loss of Over $2.4 Billion in Revenue from the Illegal Sale of 48 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Export in 2015, Including All Crude Oil Exports and Sales by Nigeria from 2014 to the Present, along with Beatrice Jedy-Agba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice/Solicitor-General of the Federation.
House of Representatives interrogates Minister of Justice over alleged $2.4bn illegal oil sale
According to Punch, The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), is being questioned by the House of Representatives regarding the alleged illegal sale of 48 million barrels of crude oil in China, valued at over $2.4 billion. Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice/Solicitor-General of the Federation, Beatrice Jedy-Agba, appeared before the House's Ad Hoc Committee investigating the alleged loss of revenue from illegal oil sales.
JUST IN FG warns resident doctors against planned strike
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has received a warning from the Federal Government to abandon their planned five-day warning strike. Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, issued the warning in Abuja after receiving a notification letter from the NARD executive regarding the strike.