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May, 2020

  • 29 May

    Tinubu Announces Hike In BRT Fares

    Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) says it has secured approval to increase its fares across all routes with effect from Friday to keep serving the people. Read Also: Presidency Lists Buhari’s Achievements After Five Years In Office The News Agency of Nigeria had earlier reported …

October, 2018

  • 16 October

    LAUTECH Students Protest Fee Hike

    Some students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, have stormed the streets of Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Tuesday morning to protest the increase in fees by the school management. The protesting students, who carried placards with various inscription rejecting the increase, are mostly from the …

September, 2018

  • 11 September

    Edo Parents Protest Hike In School Fees

    Concerned parents Monday protested the alleged hike in school fees by the management of Our Lady of Mercy Nursery and Primary School in Benin, Edo State. The aggrieved parents also called for an overhaul of the management of the school, citing alleged high-handedness. Adorolo Osikhena, spokesperson for the protesters and …

March, 2018

  • 11 March

    Alcoholic Drinks, Cigarettes To Cost More – FG

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from Monday, 4th June, 2018. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, announced this on Sunday in Abuja. Adeosun said the President has also granted a grace period of 90 days (three …

February, 2017

  • 14 February

    No Hike In Taxes – FG

    Despite working towards increasing  internally generated revenue through the broadening of  tax base, the federal government has maintained that there is no intention to increase taxes. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, made the clarification at a public hearing of the Joint Session of the National Assembly …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    NCC Suspends Data Tariff Hike

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the directive to big mobile operators to effect a new tariff regime for data services. The new tariff was to take off on December 1, but there has been a public outcry against it. “Yes, we have suspended the planned increase in data …

July, 2016

May, 2016

  • 13 May

    FG Says Increase In Fuel Price Will Provide 200,000 Jobs

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that the adjusted price per litre of petrol will provide 200,000 fresh jobs. The government said that the new price regime for the downstream petroleum sector will address economic challenges facing Nigerians and lead to the new jobs. The information is contained in a …

  • 4 May

    Why We Increased School Fees — OAU Management

    Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, have said the increment in fees at its Staff School is to enable it pay salaries owed the teachers. The university’s spokesman, Abiodun Olanrewaju, said this in reaction to the protest by teachers and parents at the school on Tuesday. While the teachers …

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