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The organised labour on Thursday rejected plans by the Federal Government to set up another high-powered technical committee on the new national minimum wage.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) on Friday said there was no going back on the November 6 proposed strike over non-implementation of N30,000 minimum wage.
Organised Labour yesterday met in Lagos to finalise activities for the impending indefinite nationwide strike expected to commence tomorrow (Wednesday) in protest against the Federal Government’s inability to conclude negotiation on the new national minimum wage this month.
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has vowed to begin its planned nationwide strike on Monday.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.
Participants at a Strategic Session on Advocacy for President’s assent to the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the NASC Bill to enable farmers to have access to quality seeds.
Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State, made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom.
A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins later this month.