…says increment to avert future scarcity

The Senate has added N108bn to the N413bn contained in the supplementary appropriation request sent to it by President Muhamadu Buhari for approval for the payment of outstanding fuel subsidy to oil marketers.FUEL-SCARCITY

The addition, which was proposed by the Senate Appropriation Committee yesterday, is to cover fuel subsidy for the last quarter of this year.

This new addition has therefore brought the total outstanding fuel subsidy requirement to N521bn. The lawmakers explained that the new addition was not part of the N413bn requested for by the President. Read More →


Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen. Aliyu Gusau (rtd), said on Tuesday in Abuja that he was leaving public service a fulfilled person after putting in 41 years.

He made the remark at a valedictory session in his honour at the Ministry of Defence.Aliyu-Gusau

He said he was leaving a contented person to face his private business.

Gusau expressed satisfaction that he was leaving the ministry in capable hands, who are dedicated to the service of the nation.

“I am happy that I met people who are dedicated to the service of the nation in the ministry of defence. Read More →