The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, to N155.17 per litre from N147.67 per litre.
It is clear that the agitations by young Nigerians are attributable to social and economic inequality in the country.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said for Nigeria to overcome its challenges, the country’s present crop of leaders must address poverty and unemployment amongst the youths.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said adequate preparations had been made and the sum of N78.96 billion had been budgeted in the 2021 Appropriation Bill to implement the plan for a new national carrier, among other projects next year.
The generation of employment and economic growth, including through direct foreign investments are critical to checking youth restiveness in the country.