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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor commences payment of N35,000 minimum wage to workers end of November

Following the agreement reached between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, JNC, and Lagos State Government, led by Babajide Sanwo-olu, Friday, November 15, all arrangements have been concluded to commence the payment of the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustment rates to public workers in the November 2019 salary cycle.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour agree on consequential adjustments

Following three days of negotiations by Government and the Organised Labour on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000, both parties have finally reached an agreement.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

JOHESU laments discrimination, injustice in LAUTECH

The Chairman, Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osun State, Mr. Morenikeji Adeleye, on Thursday decried the discrimination and injustice which its members were being subjected to in the state.

UBTH JOHESU demands payment of April, May 2018 salaries

No fewer than 2,500 members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Branch on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to demand the release of their salaries for the months of April and May 2018.

JOHESU warms up for strike over failed promises by federal government

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has commenced mobilisation for a national rally in Abuja to draw attention to what it described as tyranny of officials of health ministries in both federal and state levels against workers in the sector.

Lassa fever outbreak: Kwara health workers suspend strike

The Congress of the Coalition of Health Sector Unions (COHESU), Kwara branch, has suspended its indefinite strike due to the outbreak of Lassa fever, Yellow fever and Polio in some parts of the state.

JOHESU threatens to begin new strike January 31

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) said it would embark on a new strike beginning from January 31, unless the Federal Government accedes to its demands over welfare and other issues.

Health workers threaten strike over salary structure

The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has called on governors of Anambra and Enugu States to implement the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) in their states.

Yobe doctors issue 21-day ultimatum to government

The Association of Resident Doctors in Yobe State, on Wednesday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government, to address some issues they raised or they would embark on industrial action.

Kaduna health workers join JOHESU strike

The Kaduna state chapter of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has directed its members to join the ongoing strike.

People living with HIV/AIDS beg JOHESU to end strike

The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NEPWHAN) on Friday appealed to the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to end its nationwide strike to save its members’ lives.

Strike: JOHESU unaware of court order – chairman

The national secretariat of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has said that the union was not aware of a court order directing its members to resume work within 24 hours.

Strike: JOHESU accuses health minister of bias

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has constituted himself as a major hindrance to fruitful deliberations towards ending their strike.

Group begs President Buhari to proscribe JOHESU

A group, under the aegis of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to proscribe the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, as an illegal association.

Court orders JOHESU to end strike and resume work within 24 hours

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered striking members of Joint Health Sector Union to suspend its on-going strike and resume duties across the nation within 24 hours.

Federal government, JOHESU in closed door meeting to end strike

The Federal Government and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have engaged in series of closed door meetings to end the ongoing strike by the health workers.

Health workers’ strike: JOHESU blames federal government for slow negotiations

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has attributed the Federal Government’s ‘slow pace’ towards implementing its demands to the recent threat by doctors.

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