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 at the level of bloodletting in the country.

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Why we met with Buhari- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has dismissed media reports that its meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was solely to discuss the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, which it had rejected, and still rejects.

ASUU, in a communique issued at the end of its meeting at University o [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020

FG sets February as implementation of 7.5% VAT

The Federal Government says it would commence implementation of the 7.5 per cent value added tax, VAT, on February 1, 2020.

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while inaugurating the Board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Thursday in Abuja.

Ahmed’s clarification c [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020

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 at the level of bloodletting in the country.

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, SAN, was reacting to a social media post made [...]

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 Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Lo [...]

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-Erewa, stated this recently in Abuja.

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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 Akpan, where the minister urged the committe [...]

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 that it had secured a ‘no objection&rsq [...]

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