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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.

Court orders Adamawa government to pay N660 million to 659 sacked teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) on Thursday ordered the Adamawa government to pay N660 million to 659 sacked teachers by the Adamawa Post Primary Board.

Sacked Imo electoral boss drags Governor Okorocha, others to court

Imo State Government and Governor Rochas Okorocha have been dragged to court by the sacked chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, ISIEC, Barrister Amaechi Nwaoha, over his alleged wrongful dismissal from a tenured office.

Unions petition federal government over sack of 37 NCAT staff school teachers

For sacking 37 staff school teachers from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State by the management, aviation unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have petitioned the federal government over the controversial matter.

PDP hails court ruling on sacked Kogi workers

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has hailed the recent judgment of the National Industrial Court, NIC, of Nigeria, reinstating 90 sacked Kogi forest guards by the state government.

Industrial court halts sack of over 20,000 Kaduna teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna division, on Thursday, halted the planned sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who failed a competency test organised by the state government.

Justice Ademola’s resignation, an afterthought – NJC

The National Judicial Council said on Thursday that it had recommended Justices Adeniyi Ademola and Segun Tokode, both of the Federal High Court for compulsory retirement over acts of misconduct.

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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.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.