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The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Kaduna State Government to reverse the mass sack of workers in the state, describing it as an “arbitrary and cruel” decision.
The party leader told reporters in Jalingo that what was required over the action on the demand for the payment of N30,000 minimum wage and other welfare packages was dialogue.
The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja said any contemplation to increase pump price of petrol to N212 would worsen the economic and social situations of Nigerians.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, has declared that its publication of monthly template, does not amount to increasing the price of petroleum products, as such increase is supposed to be determined by market forces, under the current deregulation.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has appointed 19 Permanent Secretaries, three Tutors-General and the state Statistician General in the state civil service.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, has asked Nigerians to ready to endure the pain of another hike in the price of premium motor spirit, popularly called petrol, even as the country is also set to benefit from the rise in price of crude oil in the international market.
The Technical Committee on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) Pricing Framework has submitted its report to the Federal Government and the Organised Labour.
The leadership of the Imo State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called out Governor Hope Uzodinma over what it describes as his ‘demeaning and debasing’ address to state workers.
Non–teaching staff of Bayero University, Kano, Tuesday organised a peaceful protest against the failure of the Federal Government to honurr a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) it entered with their Unions.
TUC, in a statement by its President and Secretary-General, Quadri Olaleye, and Musa-Lawal Ozigi, respectively, said: “We are disappointed by the recent hike in electricity tariff, while negotiations were ongoing with the Organised Labour on the last hike because of the untold hardship it has brought on the workers and Nigerians as a whole.
About 19 months after the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage, NMW, was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, three states of Imo, Anambra and Kogi have refused to implement, breaching the NMW Act of 2019.
The Federal Government has inaugurated a Technical Committee for the monitoring of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) price framework in the country.
The directive was issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday by the Rivers State Chairman, Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, Francis Dimkpa.
Niger chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced it will resume its suspended indefinite strike action over the decision of the State Government to pay the November salaries of civil servants on a percentage basis.
Organised labour has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to continue to fix the price of petroleum products in the country.
The Federal Government and Organised Labour will meet this evening over the recent hike in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, commonly known as petrol that shocked Labour leaders and Nigerians in the wake of tension created by the September increment.
Electricity consumers in Nigeria will begin to pay more after some weeks of relief as distribution companies reintroduce the revised Service Reflective Tariff (SRT), as approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC.
Mr Issa Aremu, Vice President of IndustriALL Global Union, has said that the textile industries alone can generate over 2.5 million jobs in Nigeria if rejuvenated.
Human Rights group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and stem the imminent job loss at Transcorp Hilton where the management was on the verge of sacking most of its work force.
Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, has charged soldiers to be combat ready and maintain physical fitness.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
The Super Eagles captain linked up with his teammates at the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit for the first time since the move was confirned last week.
Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
The Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm an alleged attack on Uzuakoli police station in Bende Local Government Area.
Raul Castro, who is retiring from high public office, for most of his life toiled in the shadow of his older brother, Fidel Castro. Yet he also played a key role in Cuba’s 1959 leftist revolution and the preservation of Cuban socialism.
With Los Blancos getting to the semi-finals of the Champions League – an outcome many wouldn’t have predicted after their poor start to the campaign – they now stand to potentially make as much as 100 million euros in revenue from the competition.
Paul Onuachu may have emerged the Goal King of Belgium, but he came a goal shy of matching the goals record in the Belgian top league.
The African Bar Association, AfBA has restated its commitment to upholding the rule of law in Africa saying that the continent cannot progress if some countries continue to disregard the judgment of regional courts.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has stepped in to settle a problem over what senior royals should wear to her husband’s funeral, because of concerns about whether Prince Harry and Prince Andrew should wear military uniforms, media reported on Thursday.