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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The meeting between the Federal Government and the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended in deadlock.
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.
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 announced fifty per cent pay cut for all senior political appointees in his cabinet.
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 in Enugu State have begun an indefinite strike action over non- payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage by the state government.
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.
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.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.
The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.
The management of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has refuted stories in the media of alleged deposit of N573 million into the account of an associate of the suspended chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
Rangers could discover today the extent of the injury that forced Leon Balogun off during the 3-0 win over St Johnstone at Ibrox, in Wednesday’s Scottish League tie.
Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi believes he has done enough to earn an invitation to the Super Eagles.
The Federal Government has pledged support to ECOWAS member states to develop mechanisms for enforcement of biodiversity law and mobilise implementation for the developed biodiversity action plans.