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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has again called on ministers to inaugurate the boards of federal parastatals already constituted by the federal government.
As academic activities returned to the nation’s universities, yesterday, after over three months industrial action, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, has pleaded with Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the government to end the incessant strikes in the nation’s university education.
Dr. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, says the National Minimum wage of N27, 000 is standard for all workers, but the Federal Government will pay federal workers N30,000.
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Nigeria’s increasing debt burden could have negative implications on developmental capacity of the economy.
The Leadership of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria has decried its exclusion from signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Transport Unions and the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to ensure sustainable jobs to reduce the rate of poverty in the country.
Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Ahmed Dangiwa, on Wednesday, revealed that a sum of N193.4 billion mortgage loans had been disbursed to 18,935 Nigerian workers.
Governors are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari again to find a way out of the controversy surrounding a new minimum wage, just as Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) calls for the implementation in January.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Federal Government must conclude all legal processes for the implementation of the 30,000 minimum wage before Dec. 31, to ensure its implementation by January 1, 2019.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N22,500 proposed by the state governors as the New National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, dissociated itself from claims by organised labour that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage agreed on N30,000.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has again emphasized that Nigeria cannot afford rounds of labour crisis, hence the imperative for Organized Labour to accept a new National Minimum Wage figure based on the capacity and the ability of both the government and the private sector to pay in line with social dialogue and the overall interest of the nation.
Amidst the growing rage for the upward review of the national minimum wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says employees cannot dictate to their employers what they ought to earn but an agreement must be reached collectively.
The Minister of labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has implored the organised labour to accept a mutually agreeable new National Minimum Wage in order to avert labour crisis.
National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, has said members and allies would only vote for candidates committed to sustainable industrial development and revival of industries in the 2019 general elections.
As the nation’s electricity supply continues to deteriorate in spite of all efforts, organized labour yesterday, urged the Federal Government to come up with workable policies for adequate supply of electricity.
Some leaders of organised labour on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a national emergency in the power sector to enhance production of goods and services in the country.
The managing director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN),Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, said the bank has so far expended N2.8 billion on construction of 985 housing units in Enugu State.
The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.
The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops to halt reported election violence in some local government areas in Rivers.
Three persons were killed and two others sustained gunshot injuries following shooting from suspected ballot box snatchers.
France midfielder N’Golo Kante has leapt to the defence of his teammate Jorginho and acknowledged the importance of Chelsea’s players sticking together amid a run of bad form.
The Presidential and National Assembly elections took place in the FCT on Saturday without report of security breach.
Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
At a flag-making workshop in northern England, orders for Union Jacks are flying off the production line while the EU’s blue-and-yellow standard is proving less and less popular.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).
Stakeholders from Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, at the weekend accused the state’s Civil Service Commission of shortchanging their council in the just concluded recruitment of 1000 graduates into the civil service.