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NLC, TUC issues demand on appointment of heads of parastatals

Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged the Federal Government to appoint career officers as Chief Executive Officers of Federal Government’s parastatals and agencies to boost productivity and efficiency.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Edo to commence payment of new minimum wage immediately

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Wednesday said the state would commence implementation of the new national minimum wage immediately.

Governor Ugwuanyi: I will address N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has promised to meet with agencies and statutory bodies of government to address the issue of national minimum wage in the state.

Governor Emmanuel affirms commitment to paying N30,000 minimum wage

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has reaffirmed his commitment to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000 as approved by the federal government and other allowances to the state workforce.
From left, NLC Oyo State Chairman, Comrade Titilola Sodo, state Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Adeyemo and state Chairman, TUC, Comrade Emmanuel Ogundiran during the May Day Rally

May Day: Oyo’ll pay N30, 000 minimum wage – Governor Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assured the state’s workforce of his administration’s resolve to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari without delay.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki promises to pay more than N30, 000 minimum wage if…

Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration would pay above the new minimum wage of N30, 000 mínimum wage if the workers increased their productivity and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

Governor Dickson: Wage commission delaying payment of minimum wage

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson told civil servants on Wednesday the National Incomes and Wages Commission (NIWC) was delaying the payment of the newly-approved N30, 000 minimum wage.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River workers protest Governor Ayade’s early payment of salaries on May 1

Workers in Cross River State have protested the payment of May salaries on the first day of the month by Governor Ben Ayade, as part of the Workers’ Day celebrations.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti workers beg Governor Fayemi not to delay implementation of N30,000 minimum wage

Organised labour in Ekiti State on Wednesday told Governor Kayode Fayemi not to delay the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage.
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.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Kidnappers release four abducted NEMA staff

The four abducted staffs of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), who were kidnapped last Tuesday in Obua-Adual Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers State, have regained their freedom.

Minimum wage: Bauchi government to set up implementation committee

Bauchi State Government says it will set up a committee for the implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage for its workers.

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.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government, labour meet over minimum wage

The Oyo State Government has met with representatives of labour unions on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

NLC, TUC march in Abuja, demand jobs for Nigerian youth

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), held a rally in Abuja on Monday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola reiterates commitment to workers’ welfare

Osun State Government is committed to workers’ welfare, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said on Thursday.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari urged to ensure the implementation of new minimum wage at state, local...

The organised labour in Kogi State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put necessary frameworks in place to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage at the states and local government levels.

TUC: Inflation to affect new minimum wage

Inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30, 000 National Minimum Wage recently approved by the Senate, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has said.

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Troops kill 132 bandits, arrest 25 others

The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.

Central bank chief defends planned restriction of forex for milk importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.