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‘There is a limit to what the citizens can tolerate” NLC rejects increase in Fuel price and demands immediate reversal

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the recent increase in the pump price of petrol across the country. Recall that last Friday, November 13, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N147.67 per litre to N155.17. Following the announcement, the Independent Petroleum Marketers […]

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NLC vows to proceed on nationwide strike over increase in petrol pump price and electricity tariff

The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has said that come Monday, September 28, it will be embarking on a nationwide protest over the increment in fuel and electricity prices. The organised labour on September 16 gave the Federal government two weeks ultimatum to reverse the increase on both commodities or face a nationwide protest from September 28. […]

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Fuel price increase is beyond Buhari’s control – Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that fuel price increase is beyond the control of President Buhari who is also the minister of petroleum resources. The Minister who spoke to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday September 3, said it is unfortunate that citizens are blaming the federal government which is not in charge of […]

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Kano Islamic leaders kick against opening of mosques despite increase in COVID-19 cases

The Highest Islamic decision body in Kano state, the Council of Illamas, has kicked against the decision of the Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje, to lift the ban against religious gatherings in the state. The state governor, Umar Ganduje, on Tuesday May 19, approved the opening of worship centers across the state with an instruction […]