Nigerians support N151.6/litre fuel price, says APC

An attendant filling a customer's car with N151.6 fuel

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has defended the increase in the ex-depot price of petrol from N138.62 to N151.6/litre by the Pipelines & Products Marketing Company, PPMC saying that the pricing template use in determining the price reflects competitive and market-driven components which has public approvals. called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to wake up to a new Nigeria where the government works for the citizens not for a few interests. Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary made the defense in a statement on Wednesday in…

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution begins Nov. 1 in U.S.

covid-19 vaccine on the display in a lab for distribution

The U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked the nation’s state governors to be ready for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by Nov. 1. The urgent request is contained in an Aug. 27 letter sent to the governors by the CDC Director, Dr Robert Redfield, according to local media reports. Among other things, Redfield wants the states to “do everything in their power’’ to remove obstacles that would prevent vaccine distribution sites from opening by the proposed date. Some observers are reading political meaning into the move as the…

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