CNG tasks presidency, NASS on fuel scarcity, seeks reversal electricity tariff hike

CNG tasks presidency, NASS on fuel scarcity, seeks reversal electricity tariff hike

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for immediate intervention of the presidency and National Assembly on the lingering fuel scarcity and the recent increase in electricity tariff in the country. The group, which expressed serious concerns on the untold hardship Nigerians are going through as a result of the dual problems, said posterity would judge the government if it fails to swiftly address the economic issues. “We are outraged at the failure of the relevant authorities to ad...
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SON adopts 80 CNG-related standards to ensure safety

SON adopts 80 CNG-related standards to ensure safety

By Felix Khanoba The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has adopted 80 Compressed Natural Gas-related standards to ensure safety in CNG operations in the country. Director-General of SON, Ifeanyi Okeke, made this known during a meeting with Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, recently. The meeting came on the heels of a recent accident in Abeokuta involving a CNG truck. The SON boss commiserated with the governor and people of the state on the unfortunate incident that recorded one...
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CNG frowns over high prices, calls for sales of crude in naira to domestic refiners

CNG frowns over high prices, calls for sales of crude in naira to domestic refiners

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has expressed deep concern over the unjustified prices of goods and services in the market, despite the recent crash of the US dollar against the naira.  The pro-Northern group, in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Comrade Jamilu Aliyu Charanchi, on Saturday, said subjecting Nigerians to high prices of commodities amid the present strength of the naira was not only uncalled for but unpatriotic.  “The CNG views this as an exploitation of th...
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