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NiMet urges staff to shelve planned strike

Prof. Sani Mashi, the Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has called on members of staff of the agency not to embark on the proposed strike by the joint union of workers.
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APC slams Delta’s N400 million Ecumenical project amidst slash in wages

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday condemned the N400million ecumenical project proposed in the state’s 2020 revised budget noting that the project amidst claims of the state facing a cash crunch leading to the slashing of workers’ salaries in the state was not only unlawful but morally wrong and unjustifiable.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ondo doctors suspend strike

Medical doctors in Ondo State, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, have suspended their industrial action.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta to cut political appointees, workers’ salaries effective from July

Following the dwindling global economy occasioned by the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, the Delta State Government, weekend, said there would be a review of the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level 7 and above for six months with effect from July 2020.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta workers accept salary review as monthly wage bill hits N7 billion

With over N7 billion monthly wage bill to 48,000 workers in Delta, the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Martin Bolum, has said that the decision of the state government to review the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level seven was one of the ways to keep the state afloat in this period of Coronavirus pandemic.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ekiti health sector collapsing – doctors

Doctors in the services of the Ekiti State government have raised the alarm over what they described as the deplorable condition of the primary and secondary health facilities in the state.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.

Delta PDP urges APC to halt attacks on Governor Okowa

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State have been urged to halt all attacks on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the temporary slashing of workers’ salaries in the state.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Striking doctors replaced with volunteers at isolation centre

The Ogun State Government has replaced the striking doctors working at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre, with volunteer doctors.
The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.

Coronavirus: Governor Akeredolu urged to meet striking doctors as ex-Ondo NMA chairman dies

The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, resident doctors meeting stalled

The meeting between the Federal Government and the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended in deadlock.
The Zimbabwean government has made the wearing of face masks, compulsory in public spaces to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

MHWUN urges health workers to see every patient now as suspected coronavirus carrier

Following the easing of lockdown by the federal government in the wake of an increasing number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country, the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, has tasked health workers to begin to see every patient in hospitals as a suspected carrier of the disease.

PDP hails Lagos workers, tasks governor on better conditions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos state chapter, has joined in felicitating with the generality of workers in the state as they commemorate Workers’ Day with their counterparts across the world.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo cuts salaries of political appointees by 50 percent

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced fifty per cent pay cut for all senior political appointees in his cabinet.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Why Ekiti senior civil servants are yet to get minimum wage

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has attributed the delay in implementation of the new minimum wage for senior civil servants to the spread of the COVID-19 to the state and its negative consequences.

Primary school teachers begin strike in Enugu over non-payment of new minimum wage

Primary school teachers in Enugu State have begun an indefinite strike action over non- payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage by the state government.

Former Rivers commissioner faults Governor Wike’s coronavirus response

A former commissioner for information in Rivers state, Austin Tam-George, has faulted Governor Nyesom Wike’s containment effort against coronavirus in the state.
According to Dr Manassah Jatau, the chairman of the standing committee on implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage, the decision was informed by the recessionary effect of coronavirus pandemic on global economy.

Gombe revert to old minimum wage, reviews state appointees’ salaries

According to Dr Manassah Jatau, the chairman of the standing committee on implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage, the decision was informed by the recessionary effect of coronavirus pandemic on global economy.
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Adamawa suspends minimum wage payment over virus outbreak

The Adamawa State Government has suspended its plan to begin the payment of consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage, agreed upon with Joint Trade Unions starting this March.

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