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NUJ president to enhance media capacity through ICT centers

The new president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Christopher Isiguzo, has promised to enhance the capacity of journalists in the country by establishing multiple information, communication and technology centers at the national secretariat and state councils.

He made this kno [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018

Ngige assures of FG commitment to social security

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.

Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known during the Induction/Award of [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

NSITF pays N835m to injured workers

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, has disclosed that between January 2017 and June 2018, it has paid over N835 million to beneficiaries as claims and compensation under the Employees Compensation Scheme, ECS.

This was made known by the MD/CEO of the fund, Adebayd Somefun, during t [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Group wants direct primaries in Electoral Act

A group, “We The People Forum, WTPF, on Sunday called for the amendment of the Electoral Act to compel parties to adopt direct primaries in choosing their candidates.

The convener of the group, Mr Nathaniel Okoro, made the call in a statement on behalf of the group.

According to th [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Need for new minimum wage long overdue - MHWUN

The president, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, Comrade Josiah Biobelemoye, has said that the need for a new minimum wage was long overdue and cannot be over emphasized by organized Labour.

Biobelemoye, who made this known while speaking to journalists in Abuja, said: "P [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Data mgt: We have been playing with numbers - Odinkalu

The Chairman Board of the Global Rights, Nigeria office, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has said Nigerians are known for playing hide and seek with numbers and data management, which has made the international community not to take the country serious.

He made this known recently at an event which held [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018

Oil workers threaten strike over anti labour activities of Chevron

The National Leadership of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Association, PENGASSAN, has frowned at the Chevron management over the manner the company is executing the end of M15 and H15 contracts.

The oil unions alleged that the co [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018

NLC condemns killing of health workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has condemned the recent killing and abduction of health workers by criminals suspected to be insurgents.

A statement by NLC president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba. said this is the umpteenth time that such killings and abductions are taking place especially in North E [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


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