IMF Advice: Queues Creep Back to Fuel Stations, FG considers N250 per Liter

Uche Mbah Following the advice of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, that Nigeria should go the whole hog and remove the subsidy on downstream oil products, government is said to be geared towards a phased increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS. Hours after the announcement by the IMF boss, there appeared long queues at the filling stations. The IMF had advised Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirits, PMS, for enhancement of economic recovery. Speaking in Washington, the IMF boss, Christiana Lagarde, insisted that subsidy…

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Nurse Beats Pregnant Woman, Forces Her to Give Birth on Grass

The woman and her baby

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Human empathy took flight at Public Health Centre, PHC, Mayne Avenue, Calabar, a government health facility, late Friday evening when a woman in labour rushed to the Centre for succour. Rather than health workers present helping her into the labour room, the pregnant woman’s inability to pay N20,000 demanded by them resulted in the most inhuman treatment ever meted out to a woman in Labour in recent history. The bizarre part of the sordid event was that the N20,000 was demanded so that surgery could be performed…

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