Home Topics Employers

Employers

President Muhammadu Buhari

New minimum wage: I expect more commitments from workers – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitments to their work.
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 hails new minimum wage act

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the assent given to the new minimum wage bill.

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers scales second reading in Senate

The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.

The coming of micro pension plan

True to the notification, on Thursday, March 28, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the micro pension plan (MPP) which automatically extends retirement benefits to millions of self-employed workers in the informal sector.
Rafael Henzel

2016 plane crash survivor dies playing soccer

Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors of the 77 people on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016, has died of heart attack that struck while he was playing soccer with friends, his employers Radio Oeste Capital announced on Thursday.
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.

Minimum wage: NLC wants quick implementation, commends Senate

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants the government to commence the implementation of the new national minimum wage before the 2019 workers day celebration and give workers good course to celebrate this year.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr is discussing with his employers, the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation as regards the hiring of another players’ physical trainer in readiness for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt as from June 21st.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr begs NFF for second physical trainer

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr is discussing with his employers, the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation as regards the hiring of another players’ physical trainer in readiness for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt as from June 21st.

72 students graduate with 1st class at FUT Minna

Seventy two students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, would graduate with first class degrees at the institution’s 28th convocation ceremony scheduled for Feb. 1.
Dusseldorf Airport

600 flights cancelled as strikes hit German airports

The number of flights blocked was more than half the 1,050 planned for Duesseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart.
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 tells governors to prepare to implement N30,000 minimum wage

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Oyo State on Tuesday told the 36 governors to be prepared to implement the N30,000 minimum wage.
Close to 90 percent of applicants that apply to a job position in Africa are objectively not a match to the role advertised, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) has revealed.

ROAM: 90% of African applicants not qualified for jobs they apply for

Close to 90 percent of applicants that apply to a job position in Africa are objectively not a match to the role advertised, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) has revealed.
Nigerian Youths

90% Africans unqualified for jobs they seek

Research conducted by the ROAM, Ringier One Africa Media, shows that close to 90 per cent Africa’s applicants apply for job positions for which they are not qualified.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017 following a new North Korean missile test.

South Korea offers cash to parents to boost falling birthrate

South Korea issued a raft of measures Friday to try to reverse one of the world’s lowest birth rates, offering potential parents increased benefits as it faces a looming population decline.

Sullivan Chime: Why I dedicated my book to Chimaroke Nnamani

Former Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, says he dedicated the book on his eight year stewardship to his predecessor, Dr Chimaroke Nnamani, for giving him the opportunity to serve.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.

Enugu government to float equipment trust fund

Enugu State Government is to establish equipment trust fund for young people with technical and vocational skills, Chairman of the state Science, Technical and Vocational Schools Management Board (STVSMB), Obi Kama, has said.

Minimum wage: NACCIMA denies accepting N30,000, insists on N22,000

Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, dissociated itself from claims by organised labour that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage agreed on N30,000.

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.

Recent Stories

Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly reiterates commitment to Napoli

Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.

NSITF Board: Ministry accuses labour of disrupting inauguration

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea progressed to the semi-finals of the Europa League after defeating Slavia Prague 4-3 at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 5-3 aggregate victory.

Chelsea reach Europa semis despite alarming second half

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.