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Court halts conduct of Oyo NULGE’s election

The Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Ibadan Judicial Division has stopped the conduct of the election to usher in new executive of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Oyo State Chapter.

Edo NURTW in leadership crisis

Leadership crisis has hit the Edo State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) as two persons; Comrade Odion Olaye and Mr. Saturday Oamen are laying claims to be state chairman of the union.

Court adjourns hearing in SSANU’s suit challenging new exco

An Industrial Court in Abuja has adjourned hearing in a suit by the University of Abuja chapter of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU), challenging the newly elected members till December 3.
Front row: President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Justice Babatunde Adejumo; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, during the commissioning of the Benin Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, constructed by the Edo State Government.

Industrial court president lauds Edo governor on investment in judiciary

President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has lauded the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration towards ensuring that the judicial arm of government is given the necessary support to function effectively.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Strike: Labour minister to meet with NASU, SSANU leaders

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has scheduled to meet with the leadership of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions, NASU, and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, to avoid the planned “mother of all strike” by the unions.

Federal government directs inclusion of sacked staff school teachers in payroll

The Federal Government has directed that the Accountant-General office and National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission should commence the process of including in the payroll sacked teachers of staff schools in the 2020 budget.

Lagos Assembly to intervene in LASPOTECH crisis

Lagos State House of Assembly has resolved to wade into the crisis rocking the state polytechnic over disagreement between the management and staff of the institution on salary structure.

Nasarawa pensioners decry hardship, exclusion from payment voucher

Pensioners in Nasarawa State yesterday decried the untold hardship being experienced due to the decision of the state government to delist their names from the Payment Voucher (PV).
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

Justice Onnoghen absent as alleged non-assets declaration trial begins

Proceedings commenced at the Code of Conduct Tribunal Abuja on Tuesday with the Chief Justice of Nigera, Justice Walter Onneghen, conspicuously absent for the second time.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Minimum wage: Aviation workers to stop work midnight

Aviation workers will down tools from midnight today in compliance with the call for an industrial action by Labour.

Sacked council workers drag Kaduna government to court

The Industrial Court in Kaduna has adjourned hearing in the case instituted by the 4,042 sacked local government councils’ workers in Kaduna State seeking for their reinstatement.
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Strike: Federal offices, schools, courts shut in Enugu

Offices, schools and courts controlled by the Federal Government have shut down businesses in Enugu State in compliance with the nationwide strike directed by the National Labour Congress.

JOHESU strike: Court ‘takes over’ negotiations

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) says it is “considering” suspending its ongoing strike which has crippled services at public hospitals across Nigeria.

French village staff school teachers protest short payment of salaries

Teachers at the Nigeria French Language Village Staff School in Badagry on Thursday protested against alleged continuous short payment of their salaries.

38 Dismissed Nigerian Army officers drag federal govt to ECOWAS court

One and half years after they were dismissed under controversial circumstances, 38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the community court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS.

Court stops JUTH from sacking resident doctors

An Industrial Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday stopped the management of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) from sacking its resident doctors.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.