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NLC demands inauguration of NSITF, other federal boards

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has again called on ministers to inaugurate the boards of federal parastatals already constituted by the federal government.

NECA: Strike worsens Nigerian graduates employability

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.

Minister Ngige clarifies federal government stance on national minimum wage

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.

NECA: Nigeria’s mounting debt signals danger for economy

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Nigeria’s increasing debt burden could have negative implications on developmental capacity of the economy.

RTEAN decries exclusion from signing of INEC’s MoU with transport unions

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.

NLC charges federal government to create more jobs to reduce poverty rate

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.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

Federal mortgage bank disburses over N190 billion loans to workers in 20 months

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.
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Governors to meet Muhammadu Buhari again on minimum wage

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.

NECA tasks federal government on implementation of minimum wage by January 2019

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.
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NLC rejects N22,500 minimum wage by governors, mobilises for strike

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.

Minimum wage: NACCIMA denies accepting N30,000, insists on N22,000

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.

Minimum wage: Federal government cautions on labour crisis, insists capacity to pay is key

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.

Chris Ngige: Employees cannot dictate salaries to their employers

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.

Minimum wage: Federal government pleads with labour to accept N20,000 proposed

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.
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: We’ll only vote for candidates committed to industrial development

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.
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.

Electricity: Labour urges federal government to formulate workable policies

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.
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 leaders urges federal government to declare emergency in power sector

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 Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

FMBN builds 985 housing units in Enugu at N2.8 billion

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.

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