Labour reacts to Makinde’s sack of Oyo LG chairmen hours after inauguration
News
11 views
News
11 views

Labour reacts to Makinde’s sack of Oyo LG chairmen hours after inauguration

Webby - May 30, 2019

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has told its members to disregard Gov. Seyi Makinde’s directive dissolving the councils. ALGON Chairman in…

Minimum Wage: Ngige warns no exemption for any governor
Headlines
9 views
Headlines
9 views

Minimum Wage: Ngige warns no exemption for any governor

Webby - May 27, 2019

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has warned governors of the 36 states of the Federation that there is no exemption from the payment…

ASUU chairman recommends Ngige, others for psychiatric test
Headlines
13 views
Headlines
13 views

ASUU chairman recommends Ngige, others for psychiatric test

Webby - May 14, 2019

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to conduct a psychiatric examination on the Minister…

Akwa Ibom Governor implements N30,000 minimum wage
Headlines
16 views
Headlines
16 views

Akwa Ibom Governor implements N30,000 minimum wage

Webby - April 30, 2019

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has become the first governor in Nigeria to implement the N30,000 minimum wage recently  signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.…

KOKORI: Labour issues Ngige May 1 ultimatum on NSITF Board
Government
14 views
Government
14 views

KOKORI: Labour issues Ngige May 1 ultimatum on NSITF Board

Ademola Yakubu - April 29, 2019

Accuses Minister of using derogatory language on NLC By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organized Labour on Sunday frowned at the alleged derogatory description of Labour leaders…

Seek stable economy, not salary increase, economist advises NLC
Headlines
24 views
Headlines
24 views

Seek stable economy, not salary increase, economist advises NLC

Webby - April 22, 2019

A development economist, Dr. Ken Igbanugo, has called on the leadership of Nigerian workers’ to always seek stable economy and currency from every government in power than…

New minimum wage: Facing reality of job losses
Headlines
16 views
Headlines
16 views

New minimum wage: Facing reality of job losses

Webby - April 19, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, President Muhammadu Buhari finally signed into law the mew minimum wage law which makes it compulsory for organisations employing more than 25 workers…

New minimum wage: Labour reacts as Buhari signs N30,000 into law
News
27 views
News
27 views

New minimum wage: Labour reacts as Buhari signs N30,000 into law

Webby - April 18, 2019

The Organised Labour has commended President Muhammad Buhari for assenting to the National Minimum Wage Amendment Act approving N30,000 for the least paid worker in the country.…

NUPENG confirms Afolabi Gen Sec, names three DGSs
Government
17 views
Government
17 views

NUPENG confirms Afolabi Gen Sec, names three DGSs

Ademola Yakubu - March 28, 2019

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has confirmed Olawale Afolabi as its substantive General Secretary of the Union with immediate effect, having acted in…

Choose between industrial peace, or unrest — PENGASSAN tells employers
Government
21 views
Government
21 views

Choose between industrial peace, or unrest — PENGASSAN tells employers

Ademola Yakubu - March 28, 2019

Says it ‘ll no longer tolerate impunity, abuse of workers’ rights Stories by Victor Young For some times now, unions in the Petroleum industry have been complaining…

FG seeks collaboration with India over on skills acquisition
Government
22 views
Government
22 views

FG seeks collaboration with India over on skills acquisition

Ademola Yakubu - March 28, 2019

The Federal government has solicited the collaboration of the government of India to boost Nigeria’s Skill Acquisition Centres, aimed at enhancing job creation. File: Vice President of…

How Amosun bowed to Labour power
Government
7 views
Government
7 views

How Amosun bowed to Labour power

Ademola Yakubu - March 7, 2019

Story by Victor Ahiuma-Young DESPITE receiving billions in bailout funds, Ogun State Government continues to owe its workers arrears of salaries. Mostly affected are workers of the…

We must rescue Ogun Workers from Amosun — NLC President
Headlines
45 views
Headlines
45 views

We must rescue Ogun Workers from Amosun — NLC President

Webby - March 2, 2019

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it must rescue Ogun workers from some alleged anti-labour practices of the state governor, Mr Ibikunle Amosun.…

N30,000 minimum wage: Uncertainty without end
Government
36 views
Government
36 views

N30,000 minimum wage: Uncertainty without end

Ademola Yakubu - January 24, 2019

•Council of state adds to imbroglio•New wage may not come till second quarter By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru TUESDAY’S approval…

NUPENG names Olufemi Acting Gen. Sec
Government
20 views
Government
20 views

NUPENG names Olufemi Acting Gen. Sec

Ademola Yakubu - January 23, 2019

By Victor Ahiuma-Young NIGERIA Union of Petro-leum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has appointed Afolabi  Olufemi as its Acting General Secretary following the retirement of Adamu Song…

NLC urges FG committee to reduce wages
Headlines
27 views
Headlines
27 views

NLC urges FG committee to reduce wages

Webby - November 24, 2017

By Boluwatife Ezekiel Olaleye The Nigeria Labour Congress has enjoined the Tripartite Committee for the new National Minimum Wage to consider the plight of workers and pensioners…

ILO appoints Nigerian, Samuel-Olonjuwon Assistant DG
Government
22 views
Government
22 views

ILO appoints Nigerian, Samuel-Olonjuwon Assistant DG

Ademola Yakubu - November 22, 2017

By Victor Ahiuma-YoungINTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation, ILO, has appointed Nigerian Ms Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon as Assistant Director General, and ILO’s Regional Director for Africa, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.The appointment…

ULC, aviation professionals see job loss coming with airports concessioning
Headlines
21 views
Headlines
21 views

ULC, aviation professionals see job loss coming with airports concessioning

Webby - October 25, 2017

President of rival and yet to be registered United Labour Congress (ULC), Joe Ajaero, and members of the Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP), have carried out…

CP Kokumo resumes as Edo Commissioner of Police
Headlines
38 views
Headlines
38 views

CP Kokumo resumes as Edo Commissioner of Police

Webby - October 24, 2017

The new Commissioner of Police, Edo state, Mr Johnson Kokumo has resumed duty in Edo state with a pledge to guarantee security of lives and properties. Kukumo…

US citizens blast Nigerian government over 9-month unpaid salaries
Headlines
31 views
Headlines
31 views

US citizens blast Nigerian government over 9-month unpaid salaries

Webby - October 12, 2017

By Boluwatife Ezekiel Olaleye United States of America citizens working in the Nigerian civil service have cried out over 9 months unpaid salaries by the Nigerian government.…