Tag: Labour

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 2, 2016

Labour hell bent on 21-day ultimatum despite Gov Dickson’s emergency meeting

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called for an emergency meeting with the leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 23, 2015

Governors are playing politics with minimum wage – Ngige

The Federal Government has said state governors lack the authority to reduce the national minimum wage. At a meeting with ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 23, 2015

N18,000 minimum wage: ‘We’re ready for battle’ – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, has declared its intention to fight the attempt by the Governors’ Forum to renege on the N18,000 national ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2015

Why I cannot support minimum wage cut – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says he doesn’t support the position of his fellow governors to reduce the monthly minimum ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2015

“If Nigerians want corrupt politicians killed, why not?” – Gov Mimiko

Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko, says he’s open to whatever punishment Nigerians want to be meted out to corrupt politicians ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2015

Labour ‘supports death penalty’ for corrupt politicians

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, have advocated for capital punishment to be meted out to anyone found guilty ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 2, 2015

The world awaits as UK royal baby 2 arrives soon (PHOTOS)

by Chinwe Okafor The Duchess of Cambridge who was due 9 days ago, has finally gone into labour and will ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 16, 2015

This woman was in labour for 70hours before she was able to give birth

by Chinwe Okafor Jill Duggar and her husband, Derick Dillard, waited for a full week after Jill’s due date before ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Labour threatens strike over planned removal of minimum wage from exclusive list

by James Sambo Organised labour has threatened to embark on a strike action, if federal lawmakers carry on with the ...

December 14, 2013

Labour Party annouces expulsion of Gbenga Daniel

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the immediate past governor of Ogun State has been expelled from the Labour Party. ...

November 24, 2013

Opinion: Only out-of-power politicians are called ‘Progressives’ in Nigeria

by Obi Nwakanma The APC calls itself a “progressive” party for instance, but all you need is study their manifesto, ...

November 22, 2013

Josef Omorotionmwan: Nigerian media houses will soon be managed by youth ‘corpers’

by Josef Omorotionmwan The unions must constantly be on the neck of the legislators to put in place definite regulatory ...

November 16, 2013

Why I have not re-married since I lost my wife – Adams Oshiomhole reveals

by Akan Ido Governor Adams Oshiomhole recently clocked five years as governor of Edo and the landmark occasion was celebrated ...

November 9, 2013

Opinion: The slave camps called offices in Nigeria

by Frederick Nwabufor The lachrymal truth is that some Nigerian work places are concentration camps, and working conditions in Nigeria ...

November 4, 2013

Ikhide Ikheloa: 10 things ASUU should learn from Nigerian prosperity churches

by Ikhide Ikheloa I will also concede that in that respect, coming from a different culture, I would be at ...

October 26, 2013

OMG! Woman goes into labour in her sleep, wakes up to see baby’s head hanging out

A new father was forced to deliver his baby son at home when his partner woke to discover she had ...

October 26, 2013

Ochereone Nnanna: Labour, a growing tyrant

by Ochereone Nnanna The Labour movement, especially the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, under the presidency of Waheed Omar, has entered ...

October 18, 2013

Oh no, he didn’t! Student snaps selfie as teacher suffers labour contractions in front of class (LOOK)

On Thursday, a junior at Coral Springs High School in the sunny suburban sprawl north of Miami decided that the ...

October 2, 2013

Opinion: #Independence53 – Nigeria and its 53 years of perpetual labour

by Yoma Victor Nigeria is determined to give birth, having seen other nations fall apart for much lesser wickedness, she ...

September 10, 2013

Opinion: Memo to incoming youth minister

by Murtala Adogi Mohammed Working together with youth both online and offline is very important for any minister of youth development ...

September 2, 2013

INCREDIBLE: Argentine mother swaps 11-year-old daughter for freezer

Officers arrested the couple running the factory on suspicion of labour and child labour exploitation. An Argentine mom swapped her ...

May 1, 2013

#MayDay gift: Visaphone, Stanbic IBTC sack over 300 workers?

by Akan Ido Nigeria’s unemployment woes just grew worse yesterday as Visaphone, a telecommunications company and Stanbic IBTC, a major ...

March 7, 2013

Saidat Akanbi: Unnecessary deaths at the emergency room door (Y! Policy Hub)

by Saidat Akanbi Patients with gunshot injuries should be attended to immediately without requesting police reports… Even a criminal’s life ...

February 6, 2013

Opinion: No woman should lose her life, giving life

by Jennifer Ehidiamen The doctor admitted Mrs. Bello after a series of negotiations. He slashed the hospital bill in half ...

January 28, 2013

Opinion: Time for Nwogwugwu to rethink Labour

by Issa Aremu Let us put paid to an entrenched prejudice and unhelpful managerialism in which we reduce complex issue ...

January 20, 2013

Walking in her shoes: 2 male TV hosts go through simulated childbirth labour, give up in agony after 2 hours [PHOTOS]

Two brave – or should that be foolhardy – male presenters volunteered to experience labour pains for a skit on ...

January 7, 2013

#OccupyNigeriaAnniversary: “The movement didn’t have a leader” – Peter Esele opens up on Labour/Govt negotiations

– Was Pengassan really going to shut down the oil wells? Why did they not? Peter Esele tells us the ...

December 4, 2012

Chioma Agwuegbo: Who is to blame for the high unemployment in Nigeria?

by Chioma Agwuegbo Why hasn’t any government made creating jobs a priority instead of promising roads and bridges they eventually ...

November 13, 2012

Y! Poetry: Hope to haven

by Nneka Jethro-Iruobe Hope for a new day Keeps me alive Hope that tomorrow would bring more opportunities Allows me ...

October 24, 2012

Opinion: Fashola and ‘okadas’ – Lagos can’t become New York overnight

by Babatunde Rosanwo Productivity in Lagos is highly dependent on efficiency; whether for the transport of goods, labor, or services ...

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