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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).
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps to investigate non-remittance of funds to NSITF

The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate non-remittance of contributions to the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) by governments, parastatals, public corporations and companies from 2010 till date.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Ministry: Why Senator Ngige can’t inaugurate Frank Kokori as NSITF chairman

A new twist to the ongoing standoff between the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the refusal of the minister to inaugurate the board of Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), chaired by erstwhile General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG), Comrade Frank Kokori, emerged at the weekend.
Chris Ngige

Minister asks workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one-day national protest on Monday.

NSITF inauguration postponed indefinitely as labour union accuses minister of impropriety

The inauguration was scheduled to hold by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the minister’s conference room at the Ministry of Labour.

Yahaya Bello: Don’t underrate PDP

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday night warned that the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not a pushover that should be taken for granted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in next year’s general election.

Eko DisCo compensates staff beaten in line of duty

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company says it has handed N1.7 million to its staff, Abayomi Ololade, who sustained injury after a violent attack on him by consumers in Ajele area of Lagos Island.

Nigerian ex-president’s campaign chief held for alleged graft

The former campaign chief of Nigeria's ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has been arrested for allegedly stealing $48.5 million from state coffers to fund his failed 2015 re-election bid, an official said Tuesday.

Ex-President Jonathan’s ex-campaign chief Ngozi Olojeme forfeits 38 houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced 38 choice houses to a former Chairman of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olojeme.

House of Reps members protest as President Buhari seeks to present 2018 budget

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday protested as President Muhammadu Buhari requested their permission to present the estimates of the 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Fed govt agencies remitted N687.82bn operating surplus in 9 years

Agencies of the Federal Government have remitted a total of N687.82bn to the Consolidated Revenue Fund in nine years, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said in a report.

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