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We will continue to promote national unity, says NLC

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said that it would continue to promote the things that unite Nigerians and condemn those things that divide them.

President of NLC, Comrade Ayubba Wabba, made this known recently in Abuja while speaking with journalists, where he frowned a [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


N30, 000 minimum wage: We are still negotiating with labour - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that negotiations between her and labour unions on implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage have not yet been concluded.

The governor, who stated this in a press statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Professor Anthony Ijohor, [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


NUJ mourns journalist killed in Adamawa

The Adamawa Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared one-week mourning for Maxwell Nashon, a journalist who was murdered on Wednesday in the state.

Mr Nashon was a reporter with Fombina FM, Yola, before he was hacked to death in a bush on the outskirts of Vunokilan, Girei Loca [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


NIDCOM, NYSC partner to ease national service for youth abroad

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, are jointly looking into issues relating to Nigerian students in the Diaspora who have completed their studies and willing to come back home for national service.

The chairman of NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri- [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


Ngige sets up committee to review sack of 1, 500 bankers

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has set up a 10-man committee to review the proposed sack of about 1500 workers of First Bank Plc. while ordering the bank to hold on the process.

The directive is contained in a statement by the director press in the ministry, Mr. Charles [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


Access Bank set to acquire Kenyan bank, gets approval

Nigeria’s largest lender, Access Bank is pleased to announce that it has secured full regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of majority equity stake in the Kenya-based Transnational Bank Ltd (TNB).

It will be recalled that the Nigeria-based lender had in October 2019 announced [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


Inquirer publisher’s mother, Felicia Akpovwa, goes home …Internment in Eku, Delta state

The funeral obsequies for Mrs. Felicia Akpovwa, a retired Assistant Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court Ikoyi, begins this week.

Mrs Akpovwa died on November 29 in a US Hospital after a brief illness.

On Tuesday January 21 a Commendation Service will be held at the Shepherd Hill Ba [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


Judicial danger! “…Anarchy looms if court continues to stand law on its head”

As the Supreme Court is set to rule on all pending governorship appeals, some civil societies are warning of impending danger if the apex court continues to hijack the role of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in making pronouncements that defy logic.

On January 14, the Supre [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


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PhotoWe will continue to promote national unity, says NLC

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said that it would continue to promote the things that unite Nigerians and condemn those th [...]

19 January 2020

PhotoWe will continue to promote national unity, says NLC

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said that it would continue to promote the things that unite Nigerians and condemn those th [...]

19 January 2020