Monthly Archives: December 2017

Why we subsidise petrol, by Baru

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, yesterday said the corporation was subsidising fuel because government was not favourably disposed to having the pump price

Alaafin pleads with striking higher institution workers not to occupy Oyo govt secretariat

THE Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has appealed to workers of the six state-owned tertiary institutions in Oyo State to, in the interest of peace and tranquility, suspend their plan to

Senate summons Kachikwu, Baru, others over fuel crisis

• Minister refutes report of memo to Buhari The Senate yesterday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti

DPR seals 13 petrol stations in Ibadan

For hoarding and increasing the price of premium motor spirit, the Oyo State government and Department of ‎Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday sealed some petrol stations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and

LAUTECH Resident Doctors Resist Transfer Of 55 Members

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso Chapter, Oyo State on Thursday rejected the purported transfer of 55 of its members by state government. Dr Sebastine

PDP accuses APC government of massive fraud in oil sector

• Alleges $1.1tr fuel diverted through 18 unregistered firms • NNPC denies non-allocation of product to marketers • Govt pays self N1.4 billion subsidy daily • Experts weigh in on downstream sector

Oyo records high cases of hypertension

Oyo State government’s free medical check-up to reduce untimely death among civil servants recorded the highest cases of people with hypertension at its Ministries of Education and Agriculture, an analysis of the

Oyo govt locks up over 200 shops over N62,000 rent

More than 200 lock up shops at Scout Camp market, Ibadan have so far been padlocked by the Oyo state government over the failure of 371 shops’ owners to pay their annual

President Buhari apologises to Nigerians for fuel scarcity

You are destroying our economy, PDP tells him • Fayose decries loss of 7.7 million jobs in two years President Muhammadu Buhari spoke for the first time yesterday on the excruciating nationwide

Christmas: Buhari, Odebunmi, Ogunwuyi harps on religious tolerance

Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, Chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime has advised Christians in Nigeria to allow their actions and thought be guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ who preaches love

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