I delayed removal of petrol subsidy for Tinubu, APC to win election, says Buhari

By Terhemba Daka, Abuja Former President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, broke his silence on the petrol subsidy removal ‘challenge’ he left for his successor, saying, had the policy been implemented, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Bola Tinubu would have lost the election. In a statement through his former spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari, however, commended steps by…

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Treatment of fuel subsidies: Yoruba council disapproves of the planned strike by NLC

The peak umbrella system of all Yoruba indigenous people, Yoruba Council Worldwide, YCW, has described the command to embark on attack actions by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, over the removal of energy payment by the Federal Government as an act of economic sabotage. The group expressed its shock at seeing Joe Ajaero and Emmanuel…

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Fuel subsidy: Tell Nigerians what you inherited from Buhari – Shehu Sani tells Tinubu

Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani has urged President Bola Tinubu to keep aside party solidarity and tell the country the truth about what he inherited from erstwhile President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Sani claimed it was unfair to ask poor Nigerians to make sacrifices without knowledge of details of what happened under the last administration. The social…

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Subsidy removal: FG broke, Tinubu’ll roll out incentives to reduce effect – Onanuga

Bayo Onanuga, a former spokesman to President Bola Tinubu, has declared that the Nigerian Government is “virtually broke.” Onanuga made the remark while stressing that the subsidy on fuel is no longer sustainable. To this end, Onanuga urged Nigerian workers to support Tinubu as he develops incentives to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal….

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Fuel subsidy removal: Clean energy as an affordable alternative for Nigerian businesses

Small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria face several challenges. Among these is their inability to access affordable energy to run their operations. Power from the national grid remains insufficient while the cost of alternative energy sources like diesel and petrol has gone up significantly in recent years. Background story Earlier in the week, the…

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Crush oil thieves, other felons, Tinubu orders security agencies

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja (https://www.vanguardngr.com/2023/06/crush-oil-thieves-other-felons-tinubu-orders-security-agencies/)   President Bola Tinubu on Thursday told Service Chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies to crush anyone involved in oil theft, saying that his administration will not tolerate such menace. The President also said as far as he is concerned, Nigeria should not go on her knees as…

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Subsidy: New players’ll make petrol price come down — Kyari

By Emma Nnadozie, Omeiza Ajayi & Juliet Umeh, LAGOS (https://www.vanguardngr.com/2023/06/subsidy-new-playersll-make-petrol-price-come-down-kyari/) Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL, Mele Kyari, said yesterday that the present high cost of petrol will crash in no distant time, allaying the fears of Nigerians about the development. It will be recalled that the company came up…

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