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Nine arrested for murder of Nasarawa APC chairman

No fewer than three suspected persons connected with the gruesome murder of the Nasarawa State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Philip Shekwo, were killed on Friday by military operatives in the Loko of the state while nine other suspects were also arrested during the operation.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Fuel price hike: Nigerian government, labour adjourn talks till December 7

The federal government and organised labour have resolved to allow one week for consultation over the demand for the reversal of the pump price of petrol.
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Niger, Labour parley on slash in workers’ salaries ended in deadlock

The parley between officials of the Niger State Government and organised labour over the planned slash in workers’ salaries effective from November, which was held in Minna on Thursday, has ended in a deadlock.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government re-invites labour for meeting over fuel price hike

The federal government has fixed next Thursday, November 26, for another meeting with the leadership of organized labour in order to dialogue on recent increment in the price of PMS in the country.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger, Labour on warpath as government plans more salary deductions

The Niger State Government and organised labour in the state are set for another showdown following the decision of the government to slash the salaries of workers by 50 per cent.
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Fuel tariff hike: Nigerian government not prepared for honest dialogue – Labour

The Organized Labour accused the Federal Government of not being prepared for a sincere and honest dialogue in finding a lasting solution to the petroleum price increase and electricity tariffs.

Labour denies endorsing petrol price hike

Labour unions are demanding a reversal of recent hike in the petrol price and did not endorse deregulation that is anchored on price hike.
Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.

Fuel price hike: NLC, TUC stage walk out from meeting with Nigerian government

Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.

Nigerian government meets Labour over petrol price as unions fume

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.
Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by the empty threats being made by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent additional increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called fuel.

Fuel price hike: NLC’s noise aimed at deceiving Nigerians – Timi Frank

Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by the empty threats being made by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent additional increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called fuel.

TUC accuses Nigerian government of reneging on agreement on fuel, electricity tariff price

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has accused the federal government of reneging on the agreement reached with the organised labour a few weeks ago with regards to the hike in electricity tariff and pump price of petrol.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister challenges media on reportage of child labour issues

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Monday, challenged the media to focus more on reporting child labour issues with a view to eliminating the practice in the country.
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Ogun pays new minimum wage to workers

Ogun State workers have started rejoicing following the alerts of October salary received from their respective banks with the payment of new minimum wage increase.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun pays new minimum wage to workers

Recall that the State Government had an agreement with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) to effect the new mimimum wage as promised.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor interacts with workers, assures of improved welfare

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress in Edo State took to the streets of Benin on Monday to protest the recent increase of electricity tariff, fuel and Value Added Tax (VAT), in defiance of organised labour’s call off of an earlier planned strike action over the hike in the prices of‎ utilities.

Labour protests in Benin over hike in electricity tariff, fuel price

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress in Edo State took to the streets of Benin on Monday to protest the recent increase of electricity tariff, fuel and Value Added Tax (VAT), in defiance of organised labour’s call off of an earlier planned strike action over the hike in the prices of‎ utilities.

Fuel hike: Workers, students protest in Oyo

Scores of workers, students, traders, and residents trooped out in Ibadan on Monday to protest against the hike in the price of petrol and other policies of the Federal Government.
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Kwara labour unions issue 14 days ultimatum over minimum wage

The organised labour unions in Kwara have issued a 14 day ultimatum to Kwara government to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage for all categories of workers in the state.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade four escapee prisoners from Edo, 34 other ‘criminals’

The Police at Force headquarters on Monday paraded 34 suspected criminals including five escapee prisoners who escaped from the Oko Correctional Center in Benin when hoodlums hiding under the ENDSARS protests broke the facility and several prisoners escaped.
The French government has dropped a controversial security bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action after growing opposition and mass protests against it.

French government drops draft law curbing filming of police

The French government has dropped a controversial security bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action after growing opposition and mass protests against it.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP slams Presidency’s comment on slain Borno farmers

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday, took exception to a comment credited to Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, who while fielding questions from the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, asked if the 43 farmers beheaded by Boko Haram insurgents obtained a military clearance before venturing into the bush where they met their untimely death.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

Troops thwart bandits attack along Kaduna-Abuja road

The Nigerian military said it thwarted armed bandits attack on the Kaduna-Abuja and Kaduna-Zaria roads in the wee hours of Sunday, November 29 and early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020.
World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has looked to further rile rival Anthony Joshua by claiming his fellow Brit would make the easiest opponent of all boxers who have called him out.

Tyson Fury: Anthony Joshua would be my easiest opponent

World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has looked to further rile rival Anthony Joshua by claiming his fellow Brit would make the easiest opponent of all boxers who have called him out.