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Adams Oshiomhole: Governors can pay N30,000 minimum wage

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that Nigerian government can afford living wage for workers, if stealing of public money is curbed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint press conference with the Croatian Prime Minister in Berlin on August 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tobias SCHWARZ

Germany eases immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers

Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants in employment a shot at staying, ministers said Tuesday.

Minimum wage: NANS urges federal government to yield to workers’ demand

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has urged the Federal Government to urgently accede to the organised labour’s demand on workers’ minimum wage to end Nigeria’s unwarranted sufferings.

Three babies stabbed at childcare center

Three newborn babies and two adults were stabbed during a pre-dawn attack at a suspected illegal childcare center in New York on Friday, allegedly carried out by a female employee, police said.

Paris Club: Federal government releases N17.3 billion to Ogun

The Federal Government of Nigeria has releases the sum of N17.3 billion to Ogun government from the recent Paris fund that was allocated to Nigeria.
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One dead, two hospitalised in gas leak at Samsung chip plant

One worker was killed and two injured when carbon dioxide leaked at a Samsung Electronics chip plant on Tuesday, the South Korean company said.

NLC: Hold political office holders accountable

As Nigeria celebrates 18 years of democracy, today, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked Nigerians to hold political office holders accountable.

Governor Akeredolu: Salary, allowances gulp 90% of Ondo income

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has decried a situation where 90 percent of the N5b monthly allocations of the state is being expended on salaries, pension and worker’s allowances.

Governor Fayose: Federal, states governments can’t ignore minimum wage increase

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that the clamour for an increase in minimum wage cannot be ignored, especially as the increase in prices of goods and services have worsened the standard of living of the average Nigerian worker.

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Mozambique government finds 30,000 ghost workers costing $250 million

Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.

Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.

Presidency: PDP spreading fake news

Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.