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YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.
Adams Oshiomhole

Minimum wage: Nigerian workers unfairly treated – Comrade Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

CLO urges federal government to take ex-President Obasanjo’s letter seriously

The Federal Government has been called upon to take the views of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, as contained in his recent letter, seriously, in view of the current insecurity and poverty situation of the country.
Bobi Wine

Uganda’s Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential election

Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine on Wednesday officially announced he would take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 national elections.

Bayelsa guber: We’ll stop APC returnees from clinching PDP ticket – youths

Those returning to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State from the All Progressives Congress (APC) should forget about the PDP ticket in the next governorship election billed for November 16.

Nigeria reiterates commitment to upgrade ILO country office

Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

ILO: Ayuba Wabba calls for new social contract for decent jobs

President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked governments around the world and global employers of labour on the need for a new social contract that would deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 2

Inauguration: AU council congratulates President Buhari, advocates enhanced security

The African Union, Economic, Social Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osibanjo, for winning a second term in office.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Don advises federal government to drop multi-party system

Prof. Victor Ariole of the Department of French, Lagos State University, on Saturday advised Federal Government to streamline the number of political parties in the country into two or three-party system.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Labour urges federal government to finalise salary adjustment

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government to quickly finalise the salary adjustment and implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
L-R: Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Representative of the Governor and Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development, Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye; Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan; his counterpart for Establishment, Training & Pensions, Dr. Akintola Benson and Controller, Federal Ministry of Labour & Employment in Lagos, Mr. Nnamdi Simon Enuah during the 2019 Workers’ Day celebration at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May Day: Lagos has enjoyed four years of industrial harmony – Governor Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday joined thousands of workers to commemorate the 2019 edition of the May Day celebration, commending labour unions for their understanding and cooperation in the last four years that ensured the State did not witness any industrial action.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige: President Buhari committed to leaving a bouyant economy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has assured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to lifting the lives of Nigerian workers and leaving behind a legacy of service and a buoyant economy.

Organised labour bemoans 100 years of poor workers’ welfare

The organised labour unions have roundly condemned the poor welfare of workers by successive governments and casualisation by organisations in the last 100 years.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Senator Shehu Sani donates $1000 to Nigerian authors

Senator Shehu Sani has donated one thousand dollars to the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for its 2019 Poetry prize.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Elections: AMORC preaches peace, harmony

Dr Kenneth Idiodi, the Grand Administrator, Rosicrucian Order (AMORC), has advised Nigerians to ensure peace and harmony as they cast their votes during the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles, workers’ rights

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged Federal Government to respect the principles of International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau: Owing pensioners is a crime

Former governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has said that it is a crime for any government to owe pensioners who once sacrificed their lives to serve the nation.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.