Thursday, September 24, 2020

Show Us Programmes to Cushion Hike in Fuel Prices, Electricity Tariff – Primate Ndukuba To Buhari

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens. Ndukuba, who made the call at the 13th General Synod of the Church in Abuja, stressed that the hike would...

Get it Right, Bishop Olumakaiye Urges Nigerian Federal Government

The Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion) Rt. Rev. Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye has offered valuable pieces of advice to the Nigerian Government on National Unity, Terrorism and Insecurity, Masses’ plights as well as Diversification of the Nation’s economy. Dr. Olumakaiye gave the advice on Monday at the official opening of the 2nd session of...

Fuel Hike, Electricity Tariff: Stop Making Life Unbearable For Citizens; Olumakaiye, Adeboye Tell FG

Following the recent increase in fuel price and electricity tariff, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) have asked the federal government to aim at reducing burden of citizens instead of making life unbearable...

Nigeria Defeats P&ID in First Round (See Full Judgement of UK Court)

A United Kingdom Commercial Court Friday held that Nigeria had successfully established a prima facie case against Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) in the Gas Supply Processing Agreement (GSPA). The court also granted Nigeria’s applications for extension of time and relief from sanctions.     See Full Judgement

Nigeria Has Established Prima Facie Case of Fraud against P&ID, UK Court Rules

A United Kingdom Commercial Court has held that Nigeria has successful established a prima facie case against Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) in the Gas Supply Processing Agreement (GSPA). The court consequently granted Nigeria’s application for extension of time to set aside the $9.6billion arbitral award against the country. The judge, Sir Ross Cranston, on...

CAMA 2020: Why FG Empowers CAC’s Registrar-General To Monitor Church Affairs – CAN President

President, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Dr. Samson Ayokunle, has decried the lifestyle of some church leaders in the country, saying they are the reason Federal Government came up with the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA), which empowered the Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to monitor the financial...

Come To Our Aid, Stop The Genocide, Kaduna Youth Raises Alarm

PRESS STATEMENT (Thursday, 6th August, 2020) Last night, 33 Atyap natives, who were among hundreds of thousands of already starving indigenes under a 24 hours rigidly imposed curfew that was 65 days yesterday, were killed in five Atyap villages in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf LGA in Southern part of Kaduna state by Fulani militia. The villages...

Reps uncover abandoned power projects worth over N156bn

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). Two of such uncompleted projects include a 240 MVA sub-station in Walalambe Community of Nasarawa Local...

Buhari commissions 114 medical officers into Air Force

President Muhammad Buhari on Saturday commissioned 114 medical Officers into the Nigerian Air Force, to boast the nation’s fight against insecurity occasioned by insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling. The Officers among whom were two Consultants, 10 Medical Doctors, four Pharmacists, 18 Nurses, two Vetinary Doctors and two Biomedical Engineers among others, were members of...

‘Doctrine of necessity’ as remedy for Nigeria’s restructuring conundrum

The need for Nigeria to restructure its political economy has continued to dominate national discourse since country returned to constitutional democracy. And although calls for restructuring often re-echo with varying pitches in the six geopolitical zones, it has always formed the subject of debates before and after every election cycle since 1999. Surprisingly, even when...

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