NNPC Calls For Passage of PIB For Oil Industry Stability

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law to dispel the air of uncertainty around the industry, create an enabling environment for the industry to flourish and dissuade the International Oil Companies (IOCs) from exiting the country. Group Managing Director…

Economic Hardship: 50-year-old Man Hangs Self In A/Ibom

Chief Ekanem Edet, former secretary of the Mbiabong village, Itam in Itu Local Government Area of AkwaIbom, popularly called Jolly Boy, yesterday hanged himself, blaming it on  the current  economic situation in the country Few days to his death, according to a family source,  the deceased, 50, said to be married with two sons, had…

Buhari urges NASS to pass statutory budget for FG corporations, agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari By Ikechukwu Okaforadi President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the National Assembly to quickly pass the statutory budget for federal government Corporations and agencies. Among corporations and agencies numbering 29, whose budget requires passage are the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Inland Service and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Making the…

PMB signs FCT Budget 2016 …urges NASS to pass Budget for MDAs

ABUJA – The Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2016 passed by the National Assembly has been assented to by Mr. President. Briefing journalists yesterday, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang explained that the new legal instrument would kick start employment in the formal and sectors through project implementation…

Buhari to NASS: Pass NNPC, FIRS, 36 other agencies’ budgets to aid economic recovery

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday affirmed that the passage of statutory budgets of government corporations and agencies by the National Assembly was vital to reviving the country’s economic fortunes and make life bearable for the citizenry. President Buhari, who spoke through his senior special assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, at a media…

Buhari waiting for budgets of government agencies – Ita Enang

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has been waiting for the passage of budgets of government corporations and agencies for his assent. Having assented the N241 billion FCT budget for 2016 fiscal year, Enang noted Buhari’s expectations on the passage…