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TUC rues elections’ postponement, tasks INEC on future elections

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has described the postponement of the general elections as pathetic and worrisome.

Strike: Bayelsa traders urge govt to pay attention to workers’ demand

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.

TUC calls for more affordable houses for workers

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) Bayelsa chapter has called on the three tiers of government to provide more affordable houses for workers across the country.

TUC appeals to governors to support new minimum wage

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.

Bayelsa government suspends, stops salaries of 3,403 staff

The Bayelsa state government has suspended and stopped the salaries of 3,403 workers in the ongoing public service reforms.

FAAC disbursement: Labour urges Bayelsa to source funds for November salary

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.

We’re owing workers 5 months’ salaries, not 16 months – Bayelsa govt

The Bayelsa State Government on Thursday described the impression that it was owing workers between 10 and 16 months salary backlog as inaccurate.

Bayelsa govt denies owing 16 months salary arrears

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.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

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.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.