NEW NIGER DELTA GROUP DARES BUHARI, BLOWS UP PIPELINE SUPPLYING WARRI & KADUNA REFINERIES

Newly formed Nigerian Niger Delta militia group, the “Niger Delta Avengers,” has carried out its threats to wreak havoc country’s economy by blowing up oil and gas pipelines. The latest attacks on pipelines occurred 24 hours after a major destruction was carried out on Chevron’s platform at Escravos. In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Mudoch Agbinibo, the group  claimed responsibility for blowing up “crude line feeds that links Warri and Kaduna refineries respectively”. It also claimed to have damaged  the gas line that feeds the Lagos and Abuja electricity…

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WE CANNOT IMPLEMENT THE BUDGET AS SIGNED INTO LAW- MINISTER CONFESSES

The Federal Government has ruled out the possibility of full implementation of the 2016 Appropriation Act signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, said this while briefing State House correspondents shortly after Buhari signed the budget at the President Villa, Abuja. Udoma was joined at the briefing by the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. The minister admitted that having been signed late into the year, it would be impossible to achieve full implementation of the…

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NLC TO DECLARE STRIKE OVER FUEL SCARCITY, ELECTRICITY TARIFF

Says Buhari govt is driven by strong words, little action *Deplores FG on economy *Falana: We didn’t vote change for suffering *Deplores Kachukwu on wrong-headed policies In response to public outcry against the excruciating pain faced by Nigerians, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to declare a one-day nationwide strike against the insistence by the federal government to go on with the electricity tariff hike, ongoing fuel scarcity and current economic hardship Nigerians are facing under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Declaring open the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the…

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Leave Market Women Association out of your Fight with Buhari – Commodity Market Women Association President, Chief Mrs Felicia Sani…

The President General of Association of Commodity Market Women and Men Association of Nigeria, Chief Mrs Felicia Sani has disassociated the body from the recent protest organized by Folasade Tinubu-Ojo to vent her anger with President Buhari over his attitude to women. Chief Mrs Sani, who addressed the press in Abuja stated that Folasade Ojo is not a member of the association and has never attended their meetings wondering how someone like that could come out to say she leads the organization in a protest. Going down memory lane, Chief…

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