Tag: occupy Nigeria

  • ‘Plenty plenty money, problem’s how to spend it!’ – sings Petroleum Minister’s son

    Photos of  Nigeria Petroleum Minister,  Diezani Alison-Madueke’s sons have been obtained by Daily Post. They’ve been  living like kings in America, complete with private jet travel and luxury vacations. This is to show that this subsidy removal policy is going to be felt most by the masses, definitely not by the policy makers themselves who still […]

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  • Occupy Nigeria continues: As Save Nigeria Group protest Thursday and Saturday

    The Lagos state government has granted permission to the Save Nigeria Group and its allies to stage two protests at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park in Lagos. First protest is taking place today, Thursday, 19th January, 2012 and second one is on Saturday, January 21st, 2012. Prominent National Leaders and Activists in the country have […]

  • Soldiers will remain on the streets of Lagos till government is satisfied! – Defence Minister

    Soldiers that were deployed by President Goodluck Jonathan to quell the pro-fuel subsidy riots in Lagos are still roaming the streets despite pleas by eminent Nigerians asking the President to rescind the deployment. On Monday, Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka; the Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola (SAN); and some other eminent Nigerians had criticised […]

  • Occupy Nigeria: Where do we go from here?

    The decision by Organised Labour to call off nationwide strike has been met with great disapproval by Nigerians. Nigerians feel betrayed by NLC. In their anger, some have even accused NLC of taking bribes from the government. NLC organised rallies last week that drew hundreds of thousands from their homes to the rally grounds. Celebrities, […]

  • BREAKING NEWS: President Goodluck brings down fuel pump price to N97

    At 0700 hours today the 16th of January 2012, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in his address to the nation on the removal of fuel subsidy announced the reduction of pump price from N140 to N97. This has caused mixed feelings all over the Nation. Nigerians are worried about their security because this could lead […]

  • GEJ cancels broadcast as strike continues today

    President Goodluck was to address the nation at 9:00pm yesterday, 15th January, 2012. However, the broadcast was postponed due to certain reasons known only to the President himself and his aides. However, NLC has said the strike would continue today. Details of the meeting with the government have not been released. Protesters are urged to […]

  • Another round of meetings: GEJ meets with NLC, ministers and governors

    To read a previous post on this story, click here The meeting of President Goodluck and governors and ministers on the issue of fuel subsidy removal has just ended. The Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Madueke, has said government is trying to ensure a speedy resolution in the best interest of Nigerians. Nigeria’s former Vice President, […]