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ASUP frowns at abductions, forced marriage of young girls

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has frowned at the incessant abductions of young girls and forcing them into early marriages, calling on government to equip the security agencies to forestall such an anomaly and bring the perpetrators to justice.

In a communiqué after its [...]

Wed, 06 April 2016


Staffers allege unethical practices at NAICOM

Staffers of the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees, AUPCTRE, last week, disrupted activities at the commission's office in Garki, Abuja.

The protesting staff barricaded [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Labour urges Kaduna workers to shun state gov’t directive

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, Trade Union negotiators, has urged Kaduna State Civil Servant to not to yield to the directive by the Kaduna State Government to fill the form which gives an option of not belonging to unions.

In a statement by the national chairman, Comrad [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


NDE trains 1, 850 youths in specialised skills

The National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has kick started the training of about 1, 850 youths nationwide on specialised skills to breach employment deficit in the country.

The training is for unskilled and unemployed persons in various vocational skills in rural communities nationwide under [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


Researcher challenges FG on Zika, Ebola cure claims

A renowned herbal researcher, Dr. Ben Amodu, has challenged the federal government to put his Zika, Ebola and Lassa Fever drug cure claims to clinical trials to determine their efficacy.

Amodu claims that he has produced drugs that have the potential of curing viral infections like Zika, Lassa [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


Electricity workers challenge Lai Mohammed to debate

The National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, have challenged the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to a public debate over his comment accusing the workers of sabotaging reforms in the power sector.

General Secretary of the union, Comrade Joseph Ajaero, reacting to Mohammed' [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


90 percent of domestic employees excluded from social security - ILO

The International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said that about 90 percent of domestic employees the world over are neglected by the social security programmes.

Citing the report of a new study, published by ILO, highlights huge decent work deficits for domestic workers throughout the world.

Sat, 19 March 2016


New Nyanya transport boss bags commonwealth award

The chairman/CEO of New Nyanya Transport Company, Mr. Samuel Onah, has bagged an ambassadorial award of the Royal Commonwealth Society in recognition of his contributions to youth development.

Speaking at event in Abuja, an elated Onah thanked God for using him to affect lives positively and pr [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


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