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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.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government set to announce figure – Labour

The Federal Government is set to announce the new minimum wage as the Tripartite Committee completes its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Presidency: Federal government working assiduously to end strike, meets labour Thursday

The Presidency yesterday in Abuja said it had intensified efforts to persuade the organised labour to call off its ongoing strike action.

Garba Shehu: Federal government agrees to reconvene meeting on minimum wage with labour

Garba Shehu, senior special adviser to the president on media and publicity, on Friday met with Ayuba Wabba, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Presidency: What we’re doing to end labour strike

The presidency, Friday, stepped up efforts to convince labour unions in the country to call off their strike following the earlier meeting at which the government accepted their demand to reconvene the tripartite meeting on the proposed new national minimum wage.

Employers decry impact of port congestion

Organised Private Sector, OPS, has expressed concern at the adverse effect of the national menace of port congestion and perpetual blockade of roads leading to the Apapa Ports on businesses in Nigeria.

NECA urges federal government to compel banks to stop stamp duty deductions

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has again called on the Federal Government to compel commercial banks to discontinue the deduction of N50 as stamp duties from the accounts of customers.

NECA: Apapa gridlock due to overstretched infrastructure

The Director-General of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Olusegun Oshinowo, on Wednesday blamed the perennial gridlock in Apapa on overstretched infrastructure.

Federal government expresses commitment to accelerate fight against child labour

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to accelerate action in achieving alliance 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal that seeks immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and secure prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour by the year 2025.

NECA seeks policy to eradicate multiple taxation

The President of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, Segun Oshinowo, has told the Federal Government to formulate a policy to eradicate multiple taxation in Nigeria.
Didi Adodo

Official: Labour leaders not involved in N62bn NSITF fraud

The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.

TUC: Workers to know new minimum wage in August

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, announced on Wednesday that a new amount agreed on by the Federal Government and labour to serve as Nigeria’s new minimum wage would be announced next month.
Larry Ettah

NECA cautions federal government on loans to avoid negative impact on economy

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to tame its appetite for leverage on loans to avoid negative impact on the economy.

Land use charge: Lagos govt insensitive to corporations, residents – NECA

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has accused the Lagos State government of being insensitive and inhumane to corporations and residents within the state.

Federal govt is set to tackle unemployment – Chris Ngige

One of the crises confronting the Nigerian nation is the seemingly intractable employment crisis which experts and many social commentators warn that it is a time bomb waiting to explode.

Will Buhari deliver on new national minimum wage?

Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.

President Buhari inaugurates 30-member new minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.

Workers need “living wage” not minimum wage – Labour

Labour leaders on Sunday expressed optimism that the Federal Government would give workers a living wage not minimum wage.

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Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

David Oyedepo: Why I was present at Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar reconciliation meeting

The Founder of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has explained the reason for his presence at the reconciliation meeting between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election.
Leah Sharibu

Boko Haram kills another aid worker, threatens to kill Leah Sharibu

A faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has executed another aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), abducted in March this year.

Court voids sack of Unity Bank director

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State on Monday voided the termination of employment of Arese Alonge, declaring her a subsisting Executive Director of Unity Bank.

US consulate trains Nigerian defence journalists on national security, military reportage

The United States Consulate in Nigeria on Monday in Lagos began a three-day training for defence journalists on national security and military reportage.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

PDP alleges EFCC plot to detain Ayodele Fayose indefinitely

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Presidency has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to incarcerate, indefinitely, the outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose.