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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

ILO, federal government, states can collaborate to end child labour by 2025 – official

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

Ekiti to benefit from World Bank’s RAAMP project in 2020

The World Bank has said that Ekiti State would soon join the list of states on the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) commencing in 2020.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google celebrates World Teachers’ day with doodle

Newsmen report that Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures.
Chris Ngige

ILO: Senator Ngige’s re-appointment reward for outstanding performance

The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.

NSITF institutes safe workplace intervention project

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), in collaboration with the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), has Instituted a Safe Workplace Intervention Project (SWIP), to minimise the rate of industrial accidents and promote a safe workplace.

Appeal court sets aside high court judgment over Atan, Ota land

The Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division, has set aside the judgment of an Ogun State High Court granting statutory right of occupancy on parcels of land situate at Ajelanwa Olowo Igbo village and Kajola Iboro village via Atan Ota, Ogun State, to persons standing for the Oyeyemi Asalu family.

NYSC: Why we can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage to corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage to corps members yet because it is yet to get such directive from the federal government.

Federal government supports ILO to eradicate child labour in mining sector

The Federal Government at the weekend threw its weight behind the International Labour Organisation (ILO), to eradicate child labour in Nigeria’s mining sector.
William Alo, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 3-day Global Youth Employment Forum (GYEF), in Abuja, over the weekend.

Federal government to support synergies with youths on decent work

The Federal government has pledged to support the building of synergies with youths and other young people across the world to promote decent work for all.

ILO: 255 million youths not employable

The Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, at the weekend painted a gloomy future for young people across the globe, saying a whopping 255 million young people across the globe are unemployable.

ILO, AEA, SMEDAN partner on youth empowerment, poverty eradication

A mission to boost youth empowerment and eradicate poverty via entrepreneurship is being championed by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA), the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), the National Automotive Design And Development Council (NADDC) and other establishments.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Comrade Oshiomhole: I was trained to be combative

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative as the National Chairman of a governing party to keep their cool as he was not about to change his approach because he did not join politics to be changed by the way things are done by politicians.
Adams Oshiomhole

Minimum wage: Comrade Oshiomhole charges labour unions to challenge political leaders

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: We have lifted five million Nigerians out of poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his administration has lifted five million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in three years.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari to open global youth employment forum

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.

Nigeria reiterates commitment to upgrade ILO country office

Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.
Ambassador Audu Kadiri assumes office as the Chairman-Coordinator of the Group of ECOWAS Permanent Representatives to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva

Nigeria wins chairmanship of ILO government group

Nigeria on Thursday was elected Chairman of Government Group of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for 2019 to 2020.
A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

ILC adopts convention on violence, harassment at workplace

A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

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