Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

How FG Spent N36bn COVID-19 Fund

How FG Spent N36bn COVID-19 Fund

  By Kenneth Jukpor The Federal Government of Nigeria has spent N30.54 billion of the N36.3 billion public funds and donations received to curb the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. MMS Plus gathered from a statement posted yesterday on ...

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‘NIMASA reviewing cost of carrying Nigerian crude’

‘NIMASA reviewing cost of carrying Nigerian crude’

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has renewed efforts to revisit the terms of trade for the carriage of Nigerian crude oil from Free on Board to Cost Insurance and Freight. Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this ...

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Revving up diversification to overcome post COVID-19 challenges

Revving up diversification to overcome post COVID-19 challenges

The impact of COVID-19 in Africa has created a sense of urgency and inspired calls for coordinated response to mitigate it’s devastating effects and lay the foundation for long-term recovery. Nigeria faces a greater challenge than many other countries from ...

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Ogun offers 30% discount on land charges

Ogun offers 30% discount on land charges

The Ogun State Government has granted 30 per cent reduction of the cost of land or land charges to business enterprises as a form of COVID-19 palliative. A statement issued by the state on Friday said the Ogun State Governor, ...

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Knocks for FG over petrol price, electricity tariff hike

Knocks for FG over petrol price, electricity tariff hike

The Federal Government on Sunday came under more criticism for the increase in electricity tariff and petrol pump price last week. The Centre for Democracy and Development and the Civil Liberties Organisation condemned the government’s actions, saying many Nigerians would ...

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