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Chemical workers warn Nigerian government on fuel price increase

Workers under the umbrella of the National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Products Employees (NUCFRLANMPE) have warned the Federal Government against further increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the twenty-three council chairmen and youths in the State to identify members of proscribed separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the State.

Association tasks Rivers government on workers’ promotion

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies has urged Gov.Nyesome Wike of Rivers to set in motion apparatus for the promotion of workers in the state.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Oyo Assembly reconsiders council chiefs’ suspension

Indication emerged on Monday that the Oyo State House of Assembly is set to reconsider the suspension of the 13 local government council chairmen and their counterparts in the local council development areas.

IPPIS: Petrol scarcity imminent as PENGASSAN downs tools

Nigeria may face the scarcity of petrol in the coming days as oil workers have been ordered to down tools nationwide.
The Kaduna State High Court sitting in Dogarawa, Sabon Gari, Zaria just now rules that Alhaji Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli is the 19th Emir of Zazzau.

Kaduna fixes date to install new Zazzau emir

The Kaduna State government has urged residents of the state to turn out en masse and participate in the coronation ceremony of the new Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Ahmad Bamalli.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Labour: Major reason we suspended strike

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC, TUC suspend nationwide industrial action

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors move to stop labour strike, mass protest over electricity tariff, fuel price...

The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, will on Thursday engage in a marathon meeting, with a view to nipping in the bud, the planned nation wide strike and mass protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, labour meet Thursday over electricity, fuel hike

The Federal Government will on Thursday meet again with the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress on the threat by the organised labour to proceed on an indefinite strike and protest over the hike in electricity tariffs and fuel pump price.

Labour plan nationwide protest, strike for Monday

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 to protest recent hikes in fuel prices and power tariff.
NLC

NLC announces nationwide protest over petrol price, electricity tariff hike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has finalised its plan to stage a nationwide rally on September 28 to protest the increase in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC issues two-week ultimatum to Nigerian government to reverse fuel price, electricity tariff

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a two-week ultimatum to the Federal Government to reverse the hikes in the fuel pump price and electricity tariff or face civil unrest nationwide.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Nigerian government, labour talks on fuel price hike end in stalemate

A Federal Government effort to forestall the nationwide mass protests and industrial action through meeting with organised labour, yesterday, was truncated as the meeting ended in a stalemate.

Residents lament as sea incursion washes away two Ondo communities

Two communities in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State have been washed away by Sea incursion.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour mobilises against states, employers sacking workers

The organised labour said it was mobilising against state governments and other employers using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to sack workers and undermine their rights.

Health professionals call for investigation on coronavirus testing claims by Cross River

The COVID-19 Central Working Committee of Health Professionals in Cross River State has called on the Presidential Task Force through the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC to investigate COVID-19 testing claims and results tendered so far in the state.

NMA decries lack of isolation centres, doctors in Cross River

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State branch has cried out that the state is in danger due to absence of isolation centres and lack of enough medical personnel to handle medical challenges of COVID-19.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has signed into law the State Security Network Agency popularly known as Amotekun bill with a warning to criminals to stay away from the state.

Ekiti shutdowns markets, pleads for cooperation

In a bid to curtail the spread of the deadly pandemic coronavirus, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has directed that all none essential commodities markets be closed down from 5 pm Thursday, March 26th, 2020.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate reinstatement of Maryam Danna who was wrongfully retired in 2016 by the Federal Government.

President Buhari reinstates wrongfully retired whistleblower

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate reinstatement of Maryam Danna who was wrongfully retired in 2016 by the Federal Government.

Primate Ayodele speaks on pastors jailed for fraud, missing child

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has sent a strong message to the Shepherd-In-Charge of the Genesis Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Prophet Israel Oladele, who was sent to jail some days ago on charges that has to do with fraud.

INEC: 652,759 voters for Bayelsa senatorial bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 652,759 registered voters will vote in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central and West senatorial bye-elections slated to hold on December 5.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army releases helplines for Exercise Crocodile Smile VI in Benin

The Nigerian Army 4 Brigade in Benin has released telephone helplines to reach the Exercise Crocodile Smile VI as well as the Edo Joint Security Operation.

Edo 2021 appropriation bill passes second reading

Gov. Godwin Obaseki had on Tuesday, Nov. 10, presented the 2021 budget estimate of N153.4 billion to the house for consideration and passage.