Wednesday, December 2, 2020

NIGERIA SPENT N9TR ON FUEL SUBSIDY IN 10 YEARS – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products and Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has said over N8.97 trillion had been spent on fuel subsidy under Petroleum Support Fund (PSF) scheme between 2006 to 2016. PSF scheme was introduced by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo led government as a regulatory mechanism put in place to insulate Nigerians from the fluctuation...

16 KILLED, 18 WOUNDED IN MAIDUGURI SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS

The Police Command in Borno on Monday said 16 persons were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna area of Maiduguri. The Police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, confirmed the incident in a text message sent to newsmen in Maiduguri. Chukwu said that the incident occurred when a male suicide bomber...

EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATURE ARE PARTNERS, NOT RIVALS –NEW SGF TELLS SARAKI

*Saraki Vows Senate Will Work With Buhari’s Govt To Deepen Democracy. The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has called for closer tie between the executive and the legislature under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that both arms of government are partners and not rivals. The SGF said this when...

THE NEW MINIMUM WAGE SAGA

Once again, the clamour for a new minimum wage has been generating serious contentions across the country. Some labour unions are already flexing muscles, threatening to go on strike unless government agree to a new minimum wage. Although the federal government has set up a committee to look into the issue, the House of...

Daily Fountain Devotional Of January 10 2020

✝? DAILY FOUNTAIN DEVOTIONAL DATE: 2020-01-10 ✝?TOPIC: GOD IS WATCHING ? WATCH TODAY'S DEVOTION HERE?? https://youtu.be/85zGYN1jkwA ✝? TEXT: PSALM 139(NKJV) 1. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. O LORD, You have searched me and known 2. You know my sitting down and my rising up; You understand my thought afar off. 3. You comprehend my path and my lying...

SENATOR DINO MELAYE PELTED WITH STONES IN KOGI

Controversial Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West was saved from being injured by security officials on Saturday during the Kaaba Day celebration when suspected political thugs pelted him with stones and other dangerous objects. The senator was pelted with stones and other dangerous objects at the township stadium, venue of the celebration after announcing a...

ASUP SUSPENDS 15-DAY-OLD STRIKE

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has on Wednesday announced the suspension of its 15 day-old strike it embarked on Nov. 19. The President of ASUP, Usman Dutse made the announcement in Bauchi during a press conference held at the Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi. Dutse is currently in Bauchi to head the 14th National...

WEMA BANK DRAGS CASHIER TO COURT FOR STEALING N.6M

A Cashier with the Badagry branch of Wema Bank Plc, Adeyemi Shola, 30, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum N625,515 from his employer’s account. A Police source said that the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in charge of Ikoyi Police Station, Lagos, Tijani Mustapha directed a team...

Cross River taskforce intercepts, sends back trucks carrying almajiri

Officials of the Cross River State government and security operatives yesterday intercepted another set of trucks carrying no fewer than 30 Qur’anic education pupils “Almajiri” at the Gakem-Benue border in the state. They were immediately sent back in the same trucks to where they were coming from. The Chairperson of the state COVID-19 Taskforce, Betta Edu,...

AT LEAST 6 KILLED AS DRIVER PLOWS TRUCK INTO CYCLISTS IN NEW YORK

A driver plowed his truck into a bicycle path in lower Manhattan, New York on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least six and injuring nine others. The driver drove a Home Depot truck the wrong way on the bicycle path on West Street along the West Side Highway and struck multiple people. According to the New York...

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