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Minimum wage: Labour, federal government fail to reach agreement on implementation

Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Federal government will not inflict more hardship on Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will not inflict additional hardship on citizens, rather it will keep seeking ways to ameliorate their sufferings and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive.
Kayode Fayemi

Flooding: TUC urges Ekiti governor to implement masterplan for erosion control

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Ekiti State, has appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi to enforce implementation of the erosion control masterplan drawn for the state at its creation in 1996.

TUC: Nigerians will not pay more for darkness

The Trade Union Congress has expressed its opposition to the plan to increase electricity tariff.

Minister promises to resolve minimum wage logjam

Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
Comrade Ayuba Waba, President, NLC

NLC: Minimum wage negotiations still ongoing

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

TUC urges federal government pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa, has urged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to workers’ well-being and security in the efforts to build a stronger nation.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urged to revive car, housing loans

Labour leaders in Osun State have appealed to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to revive car and housing loans as motivation for public workers in the state.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

Official: Mortgage bank to tackle house deficit with NHF scheme

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria says that it is targeting multiple housing units across states of the federation through the National Housing Fund scheme, as part of efforts to tackle the housing deficit in the country.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi reinstates former TUC boss

The reinstatement was consequent on the report of the State Committee on the Review of Irregular Appointments chaired by Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi nullifying Olaiya’s disengagement from the civil service.

TUC rejects partial implementation of minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday rejected a policy unveiled by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the implementation of the national minimum wage.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

I’ll always speak truth to power – TUC chief

The newly-elected National President of the Trade Union Congress, Mr Quadri Olaleye, has promised workers that he would always speak the truth to government at all levels.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

Quadri Olaleye emerges new TUC president

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

Naicom: Senior civil servants issue 7-day ultimatum

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has been given a 7-day ultimatum to implement an agreement reached with an association of senior civil servants in 2017 or face industrial action.

Bobboi Kaigama: Federal government can’t cheat workers on minimum wage

Bobboi Kaigama, President-General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), has dismissed insinuations that the Federal Government was not sincere enough to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

Inauguration: Edo residents want federal government to prioritise security

As President Mohammadu Buhari is inaugurated into office for a second tenure, a cross section of Nigerians resident in Benin has voiced out their expectation.

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Folasade Yemi-Esan

Folashade Yemi-Esan assumes duty as acting head of service

Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
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Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

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Sheikh Gumi: Ex-President Jonathan, Buhari lack education on how to lead Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.