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President Buhari warns truck drivers against highway parking

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned truck drivers to stay away from roadside parking on Federal highways and establish private parking lots to avoid congestion and ease vehicular mobility across the country.

Governor Obiano pledges to justify Anambra peoples’ confidence in him

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and Dr. Nkem Okeke, his deputy, on Saturday took the Oath of Office and Oath of Allegiance for another term in a ceremony that attracted eminent Nigerians.

Governor Obiano: Dim Ojukwu’ll be proud of Anambra voters

Going down memory lane, Obiano recalled the promise he made when he was sworn in four years ago saying, “I am happy that we have taken back our cities and communities from brutal armed robbers and kidnappers who once made our beloved state a dread to decent people and a taboo to investors.

Governor Obiano sworn in for second term

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, have been sworn in for a second term in office.

Labour backs probe of N62.3 billion sleaze in NSITF

The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) on Thursday threw its weight behind the decision of the Federal Government to probe the N62.3billion mismanagement by the former management and board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

Senator Shehu Sani calls on federal govt to fulfill promise of new minimum wage

Sen. Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) has called on the Federal Government to fulfill the third quarter promise for the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.

UniAbuja SSANU, NAAT, NASU suspend strike

The University of Abuja (UniAbuja) branch of the Joint Action Committee comprising Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association Academic Technologists (NAAT) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) has suspended its four month old strike.

Federal govt to source N8bn to settle SSANU, NASU, NAAT

The Federal Government says it will source for eight billion naira within five weeks to pay the Joint Action Committee of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities.

Minister Chris Ngige warns new boards against funds misappropriation

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has warned the newly inaugurated boards of parastatals under the ministry against misappropriation of funds.

Striking universities staff threaten to disrupt JAMB’s UTME

The striking Non-Teaching Staff of the Nigerian Universities has threatened to disrupt the 2018 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which will hold from March 9.

Ex-Governor Oshiomole: Implementing minimum wage not gimmick to win 2019 elections

A former governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, says the federal government’s proposal to implement a new minimum wage is not a political gimmick to win the 2019 general elections.

Federal govt begs with SSANU, NASU, NAAT to suspend strike

The Federal Government has pleaded with the Non-Teaching Staff of the Nigerian Universities to suspend the three months strike they embarked upon since December 10 2017.

Chris Ngige: New minimum wage certain

The Minister for Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Monday assured Nigerian workers that implementation of a new minimum wage in the country would be done.

Presidency: New minimum wage will meet economic realities

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said the federal government is committed to ensuring that the new National Minimum Wage meets the present economic realities.

Sponsor a resolution to abolish pension laws for ex-governors – SERAP tells Senator Saraki

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to use his political position and influence to sponsor a resolution and prevail on Senators to stop double pay for public office holders.

Boss Mustapha: New minimum wage will meet economic realities

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring that the new National Minimum Wage meets the present economic realities.

Chris Ngige: New minimum wage implementation begins third quarter

The implementation of the new national minimum wage would commence in the third quarter of this year, the Federal Government announced on Monday.

NLC vows to resist attempt to slowdown review of minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday vowed to resist any attempt to slowdown the review of the National Minimum wage.


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Niger Delta militants give President Buhari four-week notice to reinstate General Boroh

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33 ships with petrol, others expected at Lagos ports

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Nkanu traders: Why we endorsed Governor Ugwuanyi for second term

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Officials: Gabriel Okechukwu, Junior Ajayi join Super Eagles in London

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FRSC recovers, hands over stolen vehicle to owner

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