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The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi chapter, Comrade Onuh Edokah, has charged workers in the state to remain resolute as he assured that the government has set up machinery to tackle all issues surrounding the payment of minimum wage to them.
Justice Ibrahim Sulieman Galadima of the National Industrial Court (NIC) sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has finally dismissed by a former Abia State Chairman of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Uchenna Obigwe, the suits against a former caretaker committee chairman of the union, Christopher Uche Ezekiel.
Chairman of the Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka, has said that the state government was yet to release the 10 percent of the fund kept aside to offset arrears of state workers’ salary.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
The Congress of the Coalition of Health Sector Unions (COHESU), Kwara branch, has suspended its indefinite strike due to the outbreak of Lassa fever, Yellow fever and Polio in some parts of the state.
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.
Two labour unions have insisted on the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), by the governing council of the organisation.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has intervened in the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by calling on its Executive Secretary Prof. Usman Yusuf, to vacate office and allow a full-scale investigation be conducted into the allegations levied against him.
The Federal Government has agreed to publish the constitution of the Public Service Negotiating Council, which has been in draft form since 2008.
Local government workers in Kogi State on Sunday lauded the state government for its decision to increase their monthly percentage salary from 30 per cent to 54 per cent.
Local Government workers in Kogi State have applauded the state government for its decision to increase their monthly percentage salary from 30 per cent to 54 per cent with effect from this month.
The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has called on governors of Anambra and Enugu States to implement the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) in their states.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the federal government to pay its members April and May salaries in line with their agreement to suspend their strike.
Some business operators at the Abuja University Teaching Hospital (AUTH), have decried the adverse effect of the continued strike by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) on their businesses.
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.
There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.
The House of Representatives has said it is considering a stimulus bill that will ensure that Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH has reacted to reports that a coronavirus patient died in its hospital on April 1st.
The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have started a “gradual” downward trend, the government said Monday, but it warned the disease is far from being under control.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has expressed his desire to continue managing the team by penning a new contract.