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NNPC to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply during festive periods, tasks PPMC

  The Group Managing Director,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Mr. Maikanti Baru, has assured the public that as the festive periods draw near, it would ensure a hitch-free supply of petroleum products nationwide. Baru said this  during the inauguration of the Board of Directors of PPMC yesterday, The GMD directed its downstream subsidiary,

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Education gets just 7% in 2018 Budget

  Nigeria’s education sector has again been allocated much lower than the 26 percent of national budget recommended by the United Nations. The global organisation recommended the budgetary benchmark to enable nations adequately cater for rising education demands. But in the proposal presented to the National Assembly on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari allocated

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Nigerian Christian leaders want govt to exit Islamic bodies,pay workers salaries,declare state of emergency on unemployment

  Christian leaders including General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye and the Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, Tuesday called on the Nigerian government to exit all international Islamic organisations it was part of. The call was made at the Shepherdhill Baptist

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Buhari presents N8.612tn 2018 budget of Consolidation

ANIETIE UDOBIT, NASS ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented about N8.612 trillion as the 2018 Appropriation bill, which he called ‘budget of consolidation’,  to a joint session of the National Assembly, saying the projected expenditure would drive rapid economic recovery. Buhari said at the session that with a benchmark of 45

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