Tag: workers

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tosin adesinaOctober 11, 2018

New Minimum Wage: A bleak future for the Nigerian Worker

Barring any change of plans and acceptance of proposal by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the minimum wage payable to ...

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AzeezJanuary 1, 2018

NLC is right about how workers were treated last year

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday said the All Progressives Congress led administration pushed workers into poverty in 2017. ...

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AzeezDecember 31, 2017

Osun workers suspend strike after 3 days

The joint labour unions in Osun on Saturday called off their three-day-old strike embarked upon on Wednesday. Background: The workers ...

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AzeezNovember 28, 2017

El-Rufai sacks 4000 LG workers

The Kaduna government has sacked over 4,000 workers from the state’s civil service. Jafaru Sani, commissioner for local government and ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Kogi workers on strike are political civil servants – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has said only blind people will not see what he is doing in his state. ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

It’s sad states are still owing salaries – FG

The Federal Government has asked State governments to stop blackmailing it over non-payment of workers salaries. Senior Special Assistant to ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Judiciary: No one will be spared in the fight against corruption – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen on Monday said there was no place for corrupt officials in the Nigerian ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

EU alliance threatened as Macron moves to crackdown on Eastern European workers

Reports emanating from France is set to put a dent in the European Union alliance. Brexit opened the portal for many ...

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AzeezJuly 27, 2017

Boko Haram: Rescue of NNPC workers cannot be confirmed – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has said he cannot confirm the rescue of oil workers kidnapped by ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Strike: Workers ask FG to sack CAC management

The workers’ union of the Corporate Affairs Commission has asked the Federal Government to sack the management of the commission. ...

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EditorJuly 19, 2017

Aregbesola’s Paris Club Fund: Workers’ salaries or LAUTECH?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Thirty-four thousand students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) have been at home since 2015. ...

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AzeezJuly 12, 2017

‘Osun workers suspended for supporting Sen. Adeleke’

Two workers of the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation have been suspended indefinitely for criticising Governor Rauf Aregbesola on a WhatsApp ...

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AzeezJuly 6, 2017

Fayose preaches on payment of salaries at church service (WATCH)

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said God will provide a way to pay workers salaries “at an appointed time.” ...

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AzeezJune 19, 2017

Fayose refused to pay workers’ salary because of presidential ambition – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has said recently interest in the Presidency by governor Ayodele Fayose was the ...

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AzeezJune 11, 2017

Paris Club refund: ‘FG to sanction states for not paying workers’

The Federal Government may suspend release of  Paris Club refund to states that failed to use the first tranche for ...

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ToluMay 6, 2017

280 MTN staff sacked; N50,000 minimum wage | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

280 – Telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria laid off this total number of full-time and contract staff on Tuesday. N75 million ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

MTN sacks 280 staff

by Dolapo Adelana Telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria has disengaged 200 full-time employees and 80 contract staff. The move is part ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

It’s high time we increased minimum wage to N50,000 – Ekweremadu

by Azeez Adeniyi Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for the implementation of N50,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers. ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

Workers’ Day: Workers disrupt May Day rally in Abuja

by Azeez Adeniyi Some workers on Monday disrupted the May Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja. Trouble started ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

Cross River pays May salaries to celebrate Workers’ day

by Azeez Adeniyi In celebration of World Workers’ day, the Cross River State government has paid its workers their May ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

Kogi government owing workers 12 months salary, not 15 – Chief of Staff

by Dolapo Adelana The Kogi government has said it is owing some of its workers a maximum of twelve months ...

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AzeezApril 30, 2017

Reps committed to passing new minimum wage – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Sunday said that the House was committed to passing a new ...

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AzeezApril 28, 2017

Stop bailout to states owing salaries, Senate tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to suspend payment of bailout funds to states still ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Gov. Bello wants to assassinate me – Dino Melaye

by Dolapo Adelana The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has accused the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, of plotting to assassinate ...

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AzeezApril 1, 2017

We won’t return to work, PDP workers insist

by Azeez Adeniyi Despite the threat issued by National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, workers ...

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AzeezMarch 28, 2017

NLC to collaborate with Amnesty International against violation of rights

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it would collaborate with Amnesty International to fight for the right of minority ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 14, 2017

APC staff threaten to down tools over unpaid salaries

by Dolapo Adelana Workers of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have threatened to down tools over the party’s inability ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

Minimum wage: NLC accuses FG of delay in setting up tripartite committee

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has  accused the Federal Government of employing delay tactics in constituting a ...

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AzeezMarch 7, 2017

Return to work immediately, Sheriff tells PDP workers

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has asked the party staff to resume work or ...

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AzeezMarch 6, 2017

PDP workers vow not to work with Sheriff

Workers of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday vowed not to work with National Chairman of the party, Ali ...

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