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Kayode Fayemi urges workers to be loyal to Ekiti State

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has told senior public servants in the state to stick to the oath of allegiance which they swore to by being loyal to the state government rather than to an individual.
NUPENG President, Williams Akporeha flagging off the union’s 40th anniversary mascot in Lagos

NUPENG: We’ll fight casualisation, outsourcing

The President of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Mr Williams Akporeha has vowed to frustrate attempts by some oil companies to phase-out the union through casualisation of workers.
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Nigerian airlines lose over N400 million to Lagos airport closure

Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.

Willie Obiano urged to pay pensions with Paris refund

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Anambra has called on Gov. Willie Obiano to use part of the last tranche of Paris Club refund to settle the backlog of gratuities owed retired primary school teachers and local government workers.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Residents attack health workers in Congo

Residents do not believe the Ebola virus, which has killed 100 people since the start of the outbreak two months ago, is real.
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.
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Osun election: Gboyega Oyetola vows to work for interest of all

As the election into the Office of the Governor of Osun State was concluded last Thursday where Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was announced winner, he has pledged to work for all interests.

2019: Workers, youths reiterate support for Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Ahead of 2019 general election, workers in Enugu State and youths of the state have reiterated their endorsement of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s re-election, declaring that they were solidly behind him.
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Strike: David Umahi bars Ebonyi civil servants from participating

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has barred political office holders and senior civil servants from participating in the ongoing strike by the organised labour in the country.
Sokoto State University

Sokoto university lecturers join strike

The Sokoto State University chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has joined the nationwide strike on the minimum wage called by the organised labour.

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has remained open to patients in need of medical attention in spite of the nationwide strike called by the organised labour.

Ogun workers comply with NLC directive on strike

Workers, on Thursday, in Ogun, complied with the warning strike, as directed by the organised labour to protest the slow pace of action by the federal government on the new national minimum wage.

Striking workers paralyse activities at federal secretariat

Striking workers on Thursday paralysed activities in all the offices at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Our correspondent who observed activities at the secretariat located in the Three Arms Zone reported that most workers did not report for work.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour meet again October 4

The federal government and the organised labour would meet again on Oct. 4 to continue negotiation on the new minimum wage, Mr. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment has stated.
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Polaris Bank: Union happy with state of workers

The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) says it is satisfied with issues relating to workers in the take-over of Skye Bank.

Labour crisis: Federal government pledges sustainable industrial relation

The Federal Government says it is committed to sustainable industrial relation in addressing the incessant labour crisis in the country.

Federal government meets organised labour over planned strike

The Federal Government is currently holding a meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other stakeholders over the planned nationwide 7-day warning strike expected to commence midnight Wednesday, Sept. 26.
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Labour directs workers to comply with nationwide warning strike directive

The Organised Labour has called on workers from all sectors of the economy to comply with the seven days nationwide warning strike over refusal of the Federal Government to reconvene the negotiation on Minimum Wage.

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