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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps moves to interface with corporate organisations over wage burden

The House of Representatives has resolved to interface with corporate institutions in the country so as to explore possible interventions to reduce their wage, in view of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses in the country.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Rivers governor locks down Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced a 24-hour total lockdown and a dusk to dawn curfew on Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the state as part of the state government’s measures to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
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CUPP raises alarm over plot to pass infectious diseases control bill in secrecy

As National Assembly resumes sitting Tuesday, the opposition Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised alarm over plot by lawmakers to pass the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, known as the compulsory vaccine Bill in secrecy and without public hearing.

TUC: Nigeria workers deserve three months tax holidays

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Quadri Olaleye, has called on the three tiers of government to grant three months tax holidays to Nigerian workers.
Dangote Cement's chief executive Devakumar Edwin gestures during an interview with Reuters in his office in Ikoyi district in Lagos April 7, 2014. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Devakumar Edwin: Dangote promotes worker friendly environment

As workers globally marked the May Day, a case has been made for the collaboration between employers and employees to work out strategies to minimize the impact of the business shut down occasioned by the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Minister: Multi-sectoral team of specialist departs for Kano Saturday

The Federal Government on Monday has hinted that arrangements have been concluded for a multi-sectoral team of specialists comprising of Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Primary Health Development Agency (NPHCDA), Department of Family Health amongst other will leave for Kano Saturday morning to support the State in all areas of response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

May Day: Minister urges workers to imbibe common will to conquer coronavirus

As the world commemorates the May Day celebration, dedicated to workers, amidst the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator (Dr) Chris Ngige, has called on Nigerian Workers to develop and imbibe a common will to fight and conquer the invisible enemy.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Nigeria on pathway to economic bankruptcy

As a result of massive petroleum products importation and debt overhang, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised the alarm, saying Nigeria is on the pathway to economic bankruptcy.
The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.

May Day: Labour raises alarm over plot to slash ports workers salaries

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, on Friday, alleged plots by employers in the maritime industry to slash workers’ salaries and other benefits.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Lagos Speaker: Workers are wheels of progress of nation’s economy

The Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures In Nigeria, Mudashiru Obasa has extended his hands of fellowship and comradeship to Nigerian workers in general and Lagos workers in particular in commemoration of May day, describing them as the wheels of progress of a nation’s economy.
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.

NLC urges government to prioritise workers’ welfare

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has appealed to government at all levels to make the welfare of workers a priority to cushion the hardship occasioned by the coronavirus lockdown.

May Day: Delta speaker advises workers observe safety guidelines against coronavirus

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Nigerian workers on the occasion of today’s Labour Day Celebration, imploring them to observe the safety health protocol of regular hand washing with soap, use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, social/physical distancing and the use of face mask.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

May Day: Senate President greets Nigerian workers

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Nigerian workers as they join their counterparts the world over to mark the Workers' Day.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 4

Workers’ Day: Speaker Gbajabiamila tasks workers on productivity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated the Nigerian workers for marking this year’s International Workers’ Day.

ULC: Police competing with coronavirus on killing of Nigerians

President of the United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, Joe Ajaero, has said police officers were competing with COVID-19 on who/what will kill more Nigerians.

NMA: We still reject arrival of Chinese medical practitioners

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has said it was still opposed to the arrival of the Chinese medical experts in the country to help combat novel coronavirus.
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BMO teases PDP over inability to pay staff salaries

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, Sunday, teased the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, over its current dwindling financial status, especially the inability of the main opposition party to pay salaries of its staff members.

Minimum wage: TUC set for showdown with state governments

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has stated that it is set for total showdown with various State Governments that are not willing or ready to comply with the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari over minimum wage implementation.

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