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Federal government can’t meet Labour’s wage demand – minister

The Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour in the new minimum wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-4

Minimum wage: BMO begs labour unions to tread softly

Organised labour has been urged to tread softly and not to take any rash action over consequential increment for senior staff in the new minimum wage implementation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.

EFCC arraigns former Amnesty chief over ‘N975 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.

Ambassador Usman Galtimari passes on at 81

The Chairman of the Borno Elders’ Forum, Ambassador Usman Gaji Galtimari died yesterday at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) at the age of 81.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 4

Strike: Federal government to issue white paper on ‘no-work, no-pay’ principle

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the draft White Paper on the report of the Technical Committee on the Industrial Relations Matters in the Federal Public Service.
Muhammadu Buhari

FEC: No-work, no-pay to apply during strike

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the implementation of the no-work, no pay principle when workers go on strike in the federal public service.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 4

Federal government moves to check excesses of labour unions

There are indications that more crisis may erupt in the industrial sector as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), rose from their meeting on Wednesday to approve a draft white paper for implementation of “No work no pay rule”.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government set to meet trade union leaders

The Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF), is set to host the 2018 meeting of the Separate National Public Service Negotiating Council.

Federal government announces date for confirmation exam of civil servants

The federal government has confirmed August 28 as date for the commencement of compulsory confirmation examination for some civil servants in federal agencies in the country.

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.

Court sends top fed govt director to prison over illegal recruitmen

A Federal High Court on Monday ordered the Acting Executive Director of the National Cereals Research Institute, Badeggi, Niger State, Dr. Samuel Agboire, to be remanded in prison for allegedly recruiting 34 workers illegally without reference to the Federal Character Commission Act, 2004.

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The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.