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Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA express reservations concerning 2020 Budget

Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, yesterday critically appraised the 2020 national budget presented before the Joint session of the National Assembly, on October 8, and expressed reservations over its intentions.
Chris Ngige

Minister: Minimum wage increase isn’t salary review

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has stated that the Federal Government is yet to commence total implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000 to all categories of workers because organised labour mistakenly saw consequential adjustment in salary as total salary review.

Cashless policy: Regulators, business community set for nationwide rollout

Baring any last minute disruptions in the implementation guidelines, Nigeria’s cashless Policy piloted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would go live nationwide from March 31, 2020, after about eight years of clinical trials of its pilot phase.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

Toll gate: NECA calls for caution, efficient policy

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called on the Federal Government to put in place an efficient policy before returning toll gates on federal roads.

NECA, PenCom task employers on compliance with CPS

The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has urged employers of labour to comply with provision of the Pension Act and ensure they remit to the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

NSITF institutes safe workplace intervention project

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), in collaboration with the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), has Instituted a Safe Workplace Intervention Project (SWIP), to minimise the rate of industrial accidents and promote a safe workplace.

7.2% VAT: Federal government to make N2 trillion in 2020

The Federal Government of Nigeria is expected to generate not less than N2 trillion into the coffers in 2020 when he Value Added Tax (VAT) recently increased to 7.2 percent is implemented.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: 7.2% VAT will render new minimum wage useless

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Ayuba Wabba: Youth unemployment a time bomb

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba said on Thursday that global youth unemployment is a time bomb that needs to be addressed by all if the world was to live in peace.

NECA: Employment crisis major cause of rising poverty

Without doubt, there is a direct correlation between poverty and unemployment as poverty is naturally one of the consequences of unemployment.”
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: Signing of AfCFTA an error

The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

OPS: Nigeria loses N6 trillion to Apapa gridlock

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) said Nigeria had lost about N6 trillion across the different sectors due to the Apapa gridlock and called for urgent infrastructure development at the Lagos ports.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA cautions state governments on VAT increase

Against the backdrop of President Muhammadu Buhari’s advice to state governments to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) in an attempt to increase their revenue, the organised private sector (OPS) has tasked the states to enlighten the masses.
Special Adviser to President on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Mr Tola Johnson (Middle) during a press briefing on MSMEs in Abuja.

Presidential aide lauds NAFDAC for suspending MSMEs tariff hike

Mr Tola Johnson, a Presidential Aide, has commended the National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC) for suspending its recent hike of tariffs of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.

NECA urges federal government to stop stamp duty charges

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has appealed to the Federal Government to stop deducting stamp duty charges from bank customers in the country.

Court dismisses NECA, Nigeria Breweries’ suit against lottery commission

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by the Nigeria Employer’s Consultative Association, NECA, and the Nigeria Breweries against the National Lottery Regulatory Commission on whether sales promotion by companies fall within the regulation of the commission.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA warns federal government on VAT hike

Nigeria’s influential employers union has warned the Federal Government not to go ahead with a proposal to increase the Value-Added Tax (VAT) charged in the country.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

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Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.