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Federal government inaugurates governing boards of five health regulatory bodies

The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
Babatunde Adejumo

Justice Adejumo: No place for corrupt judges at industrial court

The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NIC), Justice Babatunde Adejumo, says judges aspiring to the bench of the court must eschew corruption if they must succeed.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.

Court adjourns Jos Disco’s N100 million damages case to May 17

A National Industrial Court of Nigeria, sitting in Jos, has adjourned until May 17 for report of settlement in a case between Jos Electricity Distribution Company Limited (JED) and the 45 disengaged staff of the company over alleged non-payment of entitlements, amounting to N16.5 million and N100 million damages for disengaging them by the Jos DisCo without notice.

National industrial court begins Easter vacation April 15

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) will commence Easter vacation from Monday, April 15 and resume on Friday, April 26.
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National Assembly leadership sues striking parliamentary workers

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have dragged workers of the National Assembly to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria to restrain them from closing down the federal parliament.

Court seals four banks in Owerri over Ikedi Ohakim’s N290 million unpaid entitlements

The National Industrial Court in Owerri on Wednesday sealed four banks for disregarding its order which was issued in favour of a former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim of Imo.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita

Strike: Head of Service orders workers to resume at duty posts

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday orders all workers to ensure they resume at their duty posts on Tuesday.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Court refuses to grant fresh order stopping labour strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday rejected a request for a fresh order stopping the organised labour from embarking on its planned indefinite strike on Tuesday.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour insists on strike, shuns meeting with federal government

The Organised Labour on Sunday shunned a meeting called by the Federal Government as part of efforts to stop the nationwide strike, just as it vowed to embark on the nationwide strike from Tuesday.

Labour leaders shun meeting with federal government over minimum wage

Leaders of the organised labour have failed to attend the meeting convened by the Federal Government to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage for workers in the country.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Minimum wage: JAF urges organised labour to ignore court order, go ahead with strike

A civil society group, Joint Action Front (JAF), said on Sunday it was in support of the new N30,000 minimum wage proposed by organised labour while accusing the government of being insincere and unwilling to pay the proposed amount.
The Organised Labour has insisted on embarking on a nationwide strike over the non-implementation of N30, 000 as the new National Minimum Wage, in spite of the National Industrial Court ruling in Abuja.

Minimum wage: Organised labour denies any court ruling, insists on strike

The Organised Labour has insisted on embarking on a nationwide strike over the non-implementation of N30, 000 as the new National Minimum Wage, in spite of the National Industrial Court ruling in Abuja.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: Court stops NLC, TUC’s planned strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria has ordered the organised labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress not to embark on its indefinite strike scheduled to commence on November 6.

Kebbi teachers to refund N12.8 million to NUT

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Sokoto Judicial Division has ordered the Association of Kebbi State Secondary School Teachers (AKSSST) to refund to the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) the sum of N12,807,300.00 being the check-off dues of AKSSST collected between January 2007 to September 2009.

NJC recommends dismissal of James Agbadu-Fishim, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss two judges accused of corruption by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

National Industrial Court resumes after two months annual vacation

Activities resume on Monday at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria nationwide after its two months annual vacation.

NMA wants Nigerians to patronize pathology labs

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has advised Nigerians to patronise pathology laboratories headed by qualified pathologists to avoid unpleasant consequences.

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