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TUC condemns Buhari for comparing fuel price with other countries

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's comparison between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia in his Independence Day address. In his Independence Day Speech on Thursday October 1, President Buhari compared the oil price in Nigeria to those of neighbouring countries and even Saudi Arabia, arguing that

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#RevolutionNow: Organisers call for protest on October 1

The Coalition for Revolution is calling on all Nigerians at home and in the diaspora to come out en masse on October 1, and participate in a massive peaceful protest to demand the reversal of anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. These harsh policies that have bored a

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#RevolutionNow: Organisers call for protest on October 1

The Coalition for Revolution is calling on all Nigerians at home and in the diaspora to come out en masse on October 1, and participate in a massive peaceful protest to demand the reversal of anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. These harsh policies that have bored a

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NLC set to embark on nationwide protest on September 28

The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has said that come Monday, September 28, it will be embarking on a nationwide protest over the increment in fuel and electricity prices. The organised labour on September 16 gave the Federal government two weeks ultimatum to reverse the increase on both commodities or face a nationwide

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Fuel Price hike: NLC issue two-week ultimatum to FG, threaten nationwide strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has issued a two-week ultimatum to the federal government to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and the pump price of petrol or face a nationwide strike. The Labour Congress issued the ultimatum after its Central Working Committee meeting which held for several hours

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JUST IN: Armed policemen disperse and arrest anti-fuel price hike protesters in Ojuelegba

Armed Policemen have forcefully dispersed protesting members of Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN and National Conscience Party, NCP, at Ojuelegba and arrested several of them. The protest was against the recent increase in fuel price and electricity tariff.

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NNPC boss condemns protests against increase in fuel price

The Group Marketing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has condemned the protest that trailed the increment of fuel price across the country.  In an interview with Channels Television, Kyari maintained that the issue of subsidy has been a big issue in the country for many years and government

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APC defends latest fuel hike, asks PDP to return “subsidy loot”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defended the fuel price hike which has been approved by the federal government.  In its statement which served as a response to PDP's rejection of fuel price hike and increased electricity tariff, the APC alleged that successive PDP governments foisted Nigeria a corruption-tainted fuel subsidy regime. According

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