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The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the recent sacking of 100 pilots by Air Peace, 69 Pilots by Bristow Helicopters and National Union of Air Transport Employees union executives working with Turkish Air.
Acting Registrar, Institute of Corporate and Public Sector Professionals (ICPSP) Mrs Omolara Adelakun says 10,000 participants are expected to feature at the institute’s 2020 COVID-19 virtual conference.
Akwa Ibom State Health Workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, have suspended the industrial action they embarked upon two weeks ago over the non-implementation of Consolidated Health Salary Structure.
Organised labour has rejected recent order by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to property owners and their agents to charge 6 percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements enter into with all leases and remit to the service.
Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Abulkadir Balarabe Musa, has insisted that for the sake of peace, justice and national unity, the presidency should go to the South East region of the country in 2023.
The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, entitled, ‘The Nigeria Labour Congress condemns the 6% stamp duty on tenancy and lease agreements in Nigeria.’
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State have been urged to halt all attacks on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the temporary slashing of workers’ salaries in the state.
The Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, has said the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, did not die of COVID-19, but complications from diabetes.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated a Presidential Joint Board and Audit Investigation Panel to probe alleged N3.4 billion financial infractions levelled against suspended Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Adebayo Somefun, and three other directors.
Oil marketers, under the aegis of Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria (PETROAN), yesterday, kicked against attempts by some labour groups and trade associations to stage a protest march in opposition to the recent hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says 37.8 billion dollars will be needed as Global Fund for Universal Social Protection for the first five years to close financing gaps
The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly reversed its decision to also slash workers’ salaries by 20 per cent due to the biting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Yusau Dissi, was reportedly abducted alongside nine others by gunmen in different attacks across the state.
Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
The Akwa Ibom state government has announced the reopening of hotels and leisure centers even as the curfew hours have been reduced from 8 pm to 10 pm to 6 am daily.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday has granted pardon to 17 inmates of Sokoto Correctional centre.
Muhammed Nasiru-Karofi, Director-General, Kebbi Concerned Citizens Initiative, an NGO, has dissociated himself from a letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari demanding the suspension of Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, over alleged corruption.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has denied the allegation of bloated contracts, using his company, Afrinvest Ltd., to siphon state’s funds.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said one person died in an accident involving two vehicles near Golden Tulip Hotels junction, Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.