Nigeria: Fuel Subsidy Must Stay - Presidency


A week after President Goodluck Jonathan said that there was no going back on the removal of petrol subsidies he now says that there is no plan to remove it.
  • Nigeria:  No Plans to Remove Subsidy - Presidency

    Vanguard, 29 March 2013

    The Presidency, yesterday, said it had no plans to remove oil subsidy. Presidential Spokesman, Dr Doyin Okupe, in a statement in Abuja, said despite President Goodluck Jonathan's ... read more »

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Cartoonist depicts the slow pace in implimentation of fuel subsidy report

  • Nigeria:  Presidency Keeps Citizens Guessing, Says No Immediate Plans to Remove Petrol Subsidy

    Premium Times, 28 March 2013

    Barely a week after President Goodluck Jonathan told Nigerians that there was no going back on the removal of petrol subsidy, the presidency on Thursday retraced its steps, saying ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Presidency - No Plan to Remove Fuel Subsidy

    This Day, 28 March 2013

    The Presidency Thursday said that there is no plan by the federal government to increase the pump price of the premium motor spirit (PMS) or remove fuel subsidy as it is not part ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  No Plans to Remove Fuel Subsidy - Presidency

    Vanguard, 28 March 2013

    THE Presidency, Thursday in what appears to be a U-turn, reversed its earlier plans to remove fuel subsidy, just as it said that the federal government was not nursing such a move ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC to Repatriate Looted Subsidy Fund - Lamorde

    Daily Trust, 29 March 2013

    EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde said the commission will make effort to recover some of the looted oil subsidy fund from the UK. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Oil Theft Drops to 23,000 Barrels Per Day - Official

    Daily Trust, 29 March 2013

    The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said crude oil theft had dropped from 60,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 23,000. The Chief of Training and Operations, Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngubane ... read more »