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Traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital, have urged the three tiers of government to listen to workers’ demand over the new Minimum Wage for the betterment of the nation’s economy.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Bayelsa Chapter, has appealed to state governors and stakeholders to support efforts by the Federal Government to implement a new minimum wage.
The Bayelsa state government has suspended and stopped the salaries of 3,403 workers in the ongoing public service reforms.
The Trade Union Congress on Wednesday urged the Bayelsa State Government to seek alternative source of funds to pay November salaries, pending reconciliation of figures by Federation Account Allocation Committee for November.
The Bayelsa State Government on Thursday described the impression that it was owing workers between 10 and 16 months salary backlog as inaccurate.
The Bayelsa state government on Thursday described the impression that it was owing workers between 10 and 16 months salary backlog as inaccurate and insisted that outstanding obligation to its workforce was four-and-a-half months.
Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.
Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.
Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said no fewer than 36 persons had died in motor accidents in Ondo state from January till date.
Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, says an estimated $157 billion is needed annually to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Sahel region.
Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi/Apapa Expressway.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
A report from the Yonhap News Agency in South Korea today has suggested a name, release date, and price for the foldable device Samsung teased last week at its developer conference.