As the Buhari administration appears to be deriving joy in inflicting pains on the citizenry, organized labour is vowing that nothing will stop it from a nationwide strike from Wednesday, September 23.
The plural crises rocking Nigeria has taken a turn for the worse with the National Publicity Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Emmah Isong, calling for a national apology to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
PDP asks NNPC to recover overcharge, stolen subsidy fund and slash fuel price.
Following the drop in crude oil prices, the expected open market price of imported petrol has gone below the official pump price of N145 per litre.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Monday, said there is no need for Nigeria to continue with the multibillion Naira oil sudsidy regime.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to perish any contemplation of increasing pump price of fuel from the already excruciating N145 per litre.
“100% of what we earn in the oil sector went out to import petrol. You are treasurers, is this sustainable? The country will be bankrupted and we are heading to bankruptcy,” the Ex-CBN Governor warned.
According to Ologbondiyan, ‘’the spontaneous action of the lawmakers, at the joint session of the National Assembly, is a resounding and unambiguous vote of no confidence and unmistaken expression of President Buhari’s rejection by the Nigerian public, across the divides, who are fed up with his incompetent, divisive and corrupt administration, which has brought so much hunger, starvation, escalated violence and bloodletting to our country.
The marketers, comprising Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) and Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs), said failure to meet the deadline would force its members to disengage workers from depots.