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The bill sponsored by Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, provides that all dividends by any shareholder after 24 months of declaration by a public company and venture capital meant for investment is usually high risk or new business that also has high potentials shall be categorised as unclaimed dividends.

House of Reps moves to establish unclaimed dividends trust fund

As part of efforts aimed at strengthening the capital market, the House of Representatives on resumption from the Christmas and New Year recess is expected to commence debate on a bill which seeks to establish Unclaimed Dividends Trust Fund in the country.

Consumer protection commission meets stakeholders in Lagos

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Thursday held an engagement forum with stakeholders in Lagos on the implementation of the Federal Competition and Consumer Act.
Austin Enejamo-Isire

Presidency: Austin Enejamo-Isire is NSITF board chairman

The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.

TUC: Inflation to affect new minimum wage

Inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30, 000 National Minimum Wage recently approved by the Senate, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has said.

TUC: Inflation has eroded N30,000 minimum wage purchasing power

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has hinted that inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30,000 national minimum wage, recently passed by the Senate.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

Labour tackles federal government, governors over new minimum wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have slammed the Federal Government for presenting N27,000 in the New Minimum Wage Bill presented to the National Assembly against the resolution of the tripartite committee.

Nigeria’s rising debt service cost worries employers

The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has cautioned the federal government against the rising debt service cost.

Kogi government earmarks 37,000 hectares for workers’ housing scheme

In a move to increase the 500 housing units awarded in 2014, the Kogi State Government recently made available 37,000 hectares of land for the construction of affordable houses for workers.

Udom Emmanuel inaugurates 100 civil servants’ housing units

Akwa Ibom governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel yesterday performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 100 housing units for civil servants at Ikot Ntuen, Nsit Ibom local government area of the state.

Udom Emmanuel commends mortgage bank for workers’ housing project

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has commended the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMB) for the 100 affordable housing units projects for civil servants in Akwa Ibom.

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.

National Assembly urged to fast-track passage of harmonised Competition Bill

The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) on Wednesday in Lagos called on the National Assembly to fast-track the passage of the harmonised version of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill (FCCPB).

NECA faults NBS 2.19% growth, says economy still in recession

The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has faulted recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Nigeria had exited recession, saying the economy was still in the woods.

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NDDC audit: Senator Kalu asks National Assembly to focus on missing funds

Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.

Medical expert tasks Nigerians on hepatitis test

Dr Olumuyiwa Balogun-Oluwa, the Deputy Medical Director of Ijede General Hospital in Ikorodu, Lagos State, has advised Nigerians to go for hepatitis test to ensure early detection of the virus.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: We‘ve yet to feel impact of Cross River governor’s agricultural revolution

Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.

PCN seals 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises – registrar

Dr Elijah Mohammed, Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), says the council has sealed 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises during the month of July.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Commuters stranded as commercial drivers withdraw services in Cross River

Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.