Subsidy Removal: FG Has Distributed N2bn To Each State – Edun

The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Mr Wale Edun, says N2 billion has so far been released to each state government from the N5 billion earmarked for palliative in light of the removal of fuel subsidy. Edun stated this on Friday during a briefing in Abuja attended by key government officials […]

‘N5 Billion Palliative Is Renewed Nonsense’

Daniel Bwala, an aide to Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has strongly criticized the N5 billion palliative offered by the administration of President Bola Tinubu, terming it as nothing but a revival of meaningless gestures. Bwala’s critique stemmed from the fact that organized labor has analyzed the N5 […]

Labour Kicks As FG Gives ₦180bn Palliative Package To States

The Federal Government’s resolve to release the ₦180bn palliative package to State Governments to cushion the effect of subsidy removal is not sitting well with organised labour as the union alleged that the state governors would frustrate the programme. The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress strongly believe the poor would not benefit […]

Adeleke Hoarding FG Palliatives – APC

Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has accused the state governor, Ademola Adeleke, of refusing to distribute bags of rice received from the Federal Government as palliatives to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal on the people. The APC said Adeleke received the consignment from the FG twelve days before Thursday, and […]