Federal Government Of Nigeria
Oil marketers on Sunday, November 18, urged the federal govt to effect quick payment of its outstanding N800 billion subsidy debts. The marketers, under the aegis MOMAN, DAPPMA, made the appeal in a joint interactive session.
Okechukwu Lawrence, the chairman of the market traders’ association in Aba, told newsmen at the market on Sunday that he was informed about the incident through phone call around 7:00 pm on Saturday, November 17.
Ortom made the comment on Sunday, November 18, at St. Mary's Catholic Parish, Makurdi during a thanksgiving service in his honour and the majority leader of the Benue state House of Assembly, Honourable Avine Agbom.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices in the alleged N5.8billion rice scandal for IDPs.
Declaring the winner, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Professor Ahmad Tijjani Fagam said the APC candidate emerged the winner having scored the highest number of votes in the poll.
The federal government in a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, has declared November 20, as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud, urging all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophets teaching