IPMAN Set To Increase Fuel Price From N145

By Akinwale Kasali Few weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigerians are on the verge of experiencing another pump fuel price increase. The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to ensure that private depot owners maintain the official ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) at N133.28 per litre. The Chairman, IPMAN, Ore Depot, Mr Shina Amoo, who said this in an interview with our correspondent in Lagos…

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APC In Crisis Over Imposition Of Principals In 9th Assembly

By Akinwale Kasali The ruling political party, All Progressives Congress, APC, is presently swimming in trouble waters over it’s imposition of principal officers into the national assembly. There are some anointed candidates by the top chieftain of the party to become the Senate President and the Speaker of the house of Representatives, but this not augur well with some other members of the assembly from the party also eyeing the top seat in the assembly. Following this development, trouble is looming for APC as some members are battle ready to…

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Senate To Pass 2019 Budget On April 16

  By Akinwale Kasali The Senate has adjourned plenary till April 9, to allow its Committee on Appropriation conclude work on the 2019 Budget. This followed the inability of the Committee to submit its report on the budget as proposed when the Senate adjourned on March 20. Announcing the committee’s position, its Vice Chairman, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, said less than 10 committees out of over 60 had submitted their budget reports to it, and urged the Upper Chamber for a two weeks extension. “Our report is not ready because some…

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Ogun Assembly Majority Leader quits APM, returns to APC

Majority Leader in Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyinka Mafe, on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of his membership of the Allied Peoples Movement. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, stated in his withdrawal letter read at Plenary by the Speaker, Mr. Suraj Adekunbi, that he had returned to the All Progressives Congress. “I had earlier written a letter to leave APC. I write to officially withdraw the letter and I wish to notify you that I remain a member of APC Next Level, “ he stated. The…

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