The brief: Nigeria’s billion-dollar loss; Transport palliative; N190bn for census | Dailytrust

The brief: Nigeria’s billion-dollar loss; Transport palliative; N190bn for census

The federal government is planning to spend N2.4tr under a transport palliative scheme to cushion the effect of the planned removal of oil subsidy proposed for next year. What’s your take on this?

The Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity on Wednesday disclosed that over N190bn had been earmarked for the conduct of the national census next year.

Winner of the Big Brother Naija season 6, Hazel Oyeye Onou, popularly known as White Money, knelt down publicly in Dubai.

FG Mulls N2.4tr Palliative As N1.8tr Annual Subsidy Goes

The federal government is planning to spend N2.4tr under a transport palliative scheme to cushion the effect of the planned removal of oil subsidy proposed for next year.

This amount, according to a computation by Daily Trust, is over N600 billion higher than what the government spends to keep the price band of the Premium Motor Spirit (MPS) otherwise called petrol, at between N162 and N165 per litre. The government’s annual subsidy spending stands at N1.8tr.

‘Nigeria Loses Billions Of Dollars To Non-Implementation Of Cargo Tracking Note’

The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) says Nigeria has continued to lose billions of dollars in revenue to the non-implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN).

Its Executive Director, Frank Tietie, in a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said: “unscrupulous importers” were behind the implementation failure and the general loss of revenue being witnessed at the port.

2022 National Census To Gulp N190bn – Senate Panel

The Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity on Wednesday disclosed that over N190bn had been earmarked for the conduct of the national census next year.

The chairman of the committee, Senator Sahabi Alhaji Yaú, disclosed this to newsmen after defending the 2022 budget of the agencies under his panel’s supervision before the Appropriation Committee.

PODCAST: How “Dead Bodies Litter” The Street Of Jalingo

Jalingo, the Taraba state capital is so full of fear and uncertainty. Kidnapping and the disappearance of people have become the order of the day as scores of dead bodies are found on the street with missing body parts.

Police brutality seems to also be on the rise in Taraba state, as the police are being accused of killing drivers who refused to give them bribes.

In this episode of Nigeria daily, we look at what is truly happening in Taraba state. Are dead bodies truly “littering on the street” in Jalingo? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

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White Money Kneels Down Publicly In Dubai, Thanks God For First Trip Abroad

Winner of the Big Brother Naija sixth edition, Hazel Oyeye Onou, popularly known as White Money, knelt down publicly in Dubai on Wednesday.

The reality star who made his first trip abroad thanked God for leaving Nigeria. White Money got the opportunity to leave Nigeria after Pepsi flew out ex-big Brother Naija housemates to UAE for the One Africa Music Fest.

Djokovic And Medvedev Headline 2021 Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev, the two top-ranked players in the world, are the main attractions of the Davis Cup which attempts to re-establish itself this week after the cancellation of the 2020 event.

The Davis Cup, which began life back in 1900 as a bilateral contest between Britain and the United States, has had numerous makeovers in the past, most recently in 2019 when it was reshaped to resemble a world championships.

 

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