Pay us our 13 years CONRAISS arrears, ASURI tells finance minister

June 2, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Academic Staff Union of Research institutes (ASURI) has appealed to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed to pay research workers the arrears of their Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAIS). The workers, who stormed the headquarters of the ministry, said that after 13 years of waiting to be paid their CONRAISS arrears, Read More

Nigeria can’t afford N3 trillion annual petroleum subsidy – Finance Minister

November 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said Wednesday that the federal government cannot sustain the current N250 billion monthly petroleum subsidy. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the minister said the costly monthly subsidy is making the Nigerian National Petroleum Read More