New Year, Christmas: UK-based foundation shares palliatives to orphans, widows

January 2, 2024 Admin III 0

A United Kingdom (UK) based-organisation, Moses Andishu Obudu Initiative, has disbursed food and domestic items worth over N10 million to widows and orphans within communities in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the initiative, Moses Ted Andishu, disclosed that the gesture was carried in the spirit of Christmas and New Year festivities. He also said that the disbursement of Read More

On palliative distribution in Borno

October 31, 2023 Rhoda Ibrahim 0

I extend my commendation to Governor Babagana Umar Zulum of Borno state for his dedication and determination towards ensuring the welfare of his citizens during this time of food insecurity and hardship in the state and country at large. I wish to express my gratitude, especially, for the distribution of palliatives across all the local government areas in the state Read More

Wike warns against diversion of palliatives in FCT

October 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, has warned against the diversion of palliatives meant for poor and vulnerable groups in the territory. Wike gave the warning in Abuja on Tuesday during the ongoing distribution of food items to vulnerable residents at Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the FCT Read More

Palliative, NRC introduces Apapa-Kajola passengers express train service

September 29, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

The Nigerian Railway Corporation on Thursday disclosed that it has commence a passengers train service from Apapa in Lagos state and Kajola, the location of the wagon assembling plant in Ogun state as part of the federal government palliative majors to cushion the effect of the petroleum subsidy removal to the barest minimum on the citizenry. Minister of Transportation, Senator Read More

Lead Scared of FG’s lack of plan for Nigerians, palliative is deceitful–Obaseki

August 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said he is shocked and scared of the Federal Government’s inability to plan and effectively respond to the fuel subsidy removal policy that has further improvised Nigerians, inflicting hardship and suffering on the people. Obaseki, while speaking to journalists in Benin City, said he had raised the alarm following the mismanagement of Read More

The World Bank petrol subsidy palliative

April 10, 2023 Jerry Uwah 0

At the rate of N185 per liter, Nigeria’s petrol pump price is the lowest in West Africa. In neighbouring Benin Republic, petrol price is N400.8 per liter. In Togo, the product sells for N397.3 per liter. In Sierra Leone, petrol sells for N494.8 per liter.Ironically diesel is pretty cheap in Benin Republic. One liter sells for $1.14 (N524.4 at the Read More