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Samsung agrees to pay cancer-stricken employees $85 million

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologised for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers.
Ikeja Electric Plc

Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees.

Eight dead as Boko Haram storm French drilling camp in Niger

Seven local employees of a French drilling firm and a government official were killed Thursday when suspected Boko Haram gunmen stormed the compound where they were sleeping in southeastern Niger.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa government demotes employees for alleged fraud

Adamawa State Government has approved the demotion of some employees of its Land and Survey ministry over land collateral fraud and other related cases.
Tim Berners-Lee

World Wide Web inventor wants new ‘contract’ to make web safe

The inventor of the World Wide Web on Monday called for a “contract” to make internet safe and accessible for everyone as Europe’s largest tech event began in Lisbon amid a backlash over its role in spreading “fake news”.

Entrepreneur encourages youths to go into shoe making business

A 42-year-old entrepreneur, Adamu Usman, on Thursday advised youths to stop waiting for white collar job and join the shoemaking industry so as to be self-reliant.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google workers walk out to protest office harassment, inequality

Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected to follow at offices worldwide, amid complaints of sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish prosecutors question more Saudi consulate employees over slain Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish prosecutors are questioning more employees of Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul as part of the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported on Monday.

Chris Ngige: Employees cannot dictate salaries to their employers

Amidst the growing rage for the upward review of the national minimum wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says employees cannot dictate to their employers what they ought to earn but an agreement must be reached collectively.
Amnesty International claims that workers at the Qatar's Lusail Stadium site have not been paid.

Amnesty: Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium contractor not paying workers

A contractor involved in building the marquee stadium for Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup did not pay its workers, leaving them stranded thousands of miles from home, according to a report by Amnesty International.
Women hold banners demanding equal pay in Munich, Germany, on 20 January 2018 [File- Alexander Pohl-Getty Images]

Tens of thousands rally for wage equality in Switzerland

Around 20,000 people marched through the streets of the Swiss capital, Bern, to demand wage equality, organisers said, warning that women are prepared to go on strike if Swiss parliamentarians do not fix the pay gap.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Mobil staff: Femi Falana tasks Minister Ngige on Supreme Court judgement

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to get Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to obey the Supreme Court judgement and reinstate 860 security staff it sacked for resisting its anti-labour policy of converting them into spy police personnel.

Workers fired for selling 15,000 apples to one client

Several employees of a Cuban supermarket have been fired for selling 15,000 apples to a single customer in a country regularly plagued by food shortages.
ladol free trade zone

LADOL sues Samsung over alleged disregard for Nigerian laws, regulations

Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL), operators of the Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), has sued its partner Samsung Heavy Industries, over an alleged disregard for Nigerian laws and regulations on doing business.

65,818 applicants apply for 2,200 Lagos teaching jobs

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that 65,818 applications were received for the 2,200 teaching job vacancies offered by state government after the deadline for the submission of applications ended at midnight on Thursday, September 6.
Chinese national Liu Jiaqi after he was arrested on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

Chinese national arrested after calling Kenya’s president a ‘monkey’

Kenya has arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media, the government said on Thursday.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: That Yinka Ayefele has bad legs does not mean he must break...

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has berated popular musician and owner of Fresh FM, Yinka Ayefele, for flouting the laws in the construction of his Music House, which was demolished by the government on Sunday.

Union alleges plot to disrupt progress in power sector

The national body of SSAEAC had recently said it would shut down the power sector over alleged breakdown of law and order by Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed.

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Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
Francis Meshioye

Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.