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Salary: Ondo workers threaten to begin strike on Tuesday

The organised labour unions in Ondo State have threatened to commence strike on Tuesday (tomorrow)  if the government failed to pay the backlog of their salary arrears. The workers asked Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay the backlog from the N20bn [...]

November 12, 2018 Employment

Labour begins indefinite wage strike November 6

Unless the Federal Government announces a new minimum wage, organised labour will embark on an indefinite strike from November 6, 2018. “If nothing is responsibly done by the Federal Government to meet our demands, on Monday, the 6th day of [...]

October 22, 2018 Employment

Airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers. Aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday. The airlines [...]

October 11, 2018 Employment

Kogi lecturer slumps, dies over non-payment of salary

Tragedy struck yesterday when a lecturer with the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Mr. Yakubu Nataala, reportedly slumped and died at his Kogi Poly quarters’ residence in Lokoja, the state capital. It was gathered that the deceased might have died due [...]

October 2, 2018 Employment

New minimum wage: University workers warn Nigerian govt ahead of nationwide strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has asked the federal government to implement the new minimum wage or face workers’ wrath. The warning followed the declaration by the Nigeria Labour Congress ((NLC) that nationwide strike will commence September 26. [...]

September 20, 2018 Employment

‘Nigeria can earn over $4b, create 50,000 jobs yearly from mushroom production, export’

The National Mushroom Association of Nigeria (NAMAN) has said that Nigeria stands to earn as much as over $4 billion yearly from local mushroom production and export if properly harnessed. It said if the cultivation of mushroom is given serious [...]

September 10, 2018 Employment

Niger seeks N15b to clear 10-years pension arrears

The Niger government needs N15.2 billion to settle entitlements of civil servants who retired from service eight to 10 years ago. Director General of the State Pension Board, Alhaji Usman Muhammad, made the disclosure while addressing reporters in Minna yesterday. [...]

September 6, 2018 Employment

Unpaid Pension: We are dying – Retirees protest against Wike

Retirees protest against Wike: Retired civil servants in Rivers State have taken to the streets of Port Harcourt to protest unpaid three years gratuity and pension owed them. The protesters had placards with inscriptions like; “If you are Mr Project, [...]

August 9, 2018 Employment

Retirees urge government to settle benefit arrears, review deductions

The Association of Retired Federal Senior Public Officers of Nigeria (ARFESPON), has called on the Federal Government to pay the pension arrears of its members and address matters affecting them. The Chairman, ARFESPON, Olufemi Odewabi, at a press briefing in [...]

July 9, 2018 Employment

Fayemi, workers reach agreement on salary arears, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday reached an agreement with the staff of College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti on payment of salary arrears, gratuities and pensions, if elected as governor on July 14. The workers said they are [...]

July 7, 2018 Employment

Cross River law officers shut down ministry, demand better pay

Members of the Law Officers Association of Nigeria (LOAN), on Monday in Calabar, Cross River State capital staged a protest complaining about the delay in harmonization of their salaries with magistrates in the State. The protesting lawyers, who were received [...]

July 3, 2018 Employment

Glo, Barde salute Nigerian workers

Globacom has saluted Nigerian workers for their uncommon industry, abiding resilience and unimpeachable patriotism. Also, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Muhammad Jibrin Barde, has commended Gombe State workers and the entire Nigerian workforce as they [...]

May 2, 2018 Employment

350 Niger Delta’s ex-militants offered jobs

350 Niger Delta’s ex-militants offered jobs: Federal Government has offered employment to 350 ex-agitators from the Niger Delta region, who graduated from various tertiary institutions across the world. The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, made this [...]

March 10, 2018 Employment

Planned salary increase attempt to deceive Nigerian workers – Reps member, Agboola

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Kehinde Agboola has said the planned increase in the salary of Nigerian workers was a mere deception being contrived by the All Progressives Congress–led government to delude Nigerians ahead of 2019. The [...]

December 26, 2017 Employment

Dangote refinery to create 4,000 jobs, crash prices

Dangote Refinery currently under construction would save Nigeria $12 billion annual import substitution, create 4,000 direct jobs and crash prices of petroleum products. Mr Babajide Soyode, the Technical Consultant to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said the project would add value to [...]

December 14, 2017 Employment
Akinwumi Adesina

Adesina reveals plan to create 25 million jobs for unemployed youths

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has set up a 9-member Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) on job creation to provide insights and innovative solutions to the problem of youth unemployment across Africa. He inaugurated [...]

November 29, 2017 Employment
Airtel Nigeria Vacancy – Apply Here!

Airtel Nigeria Vacancy – Apply Here!

Airtel Nigeria Vacancy: Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom [...]

October 27, 2017 Employment
Fayose Ayodele

Buhari’s sacking of Maina an afterthought – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the immediate disengagement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdullahi Maina, as an afterthought. He said, “The President only acted to [...]

October 23, 2017 Employment
Marriott International continues expansion in Africa

Marriott International continues expansion in Africa, targets 200 hotels, 50,000 jobs

Marriott International has announced further expansion plans in Africa with seven new hotel signings. Marriott International was the first global chain to make a significant investment in Africa with the acquisition of Protea Hotels for $210 million in 2014. The [...]

October 13, 2017 Employment
Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway line

Govt. to create additional 7000 jobs for Nigerians

Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport has said that the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway line would create additional 7000 jobs for  Nigerians. Ashafa said on Monday during the oversight visit paid to the Nigerian Railway Corporation [...]

August 8, 2017 Employment
NASS To Create 1.5m Jobs In 5 Years – Saraki

NASS To Create 1.5m Jobs In 5 Years – Saraki

In order to enhance the economy and reduce poverty, the National Assembly has prioritized enactment of laws that would create additional 1.57m jobs and improve income growth in the next five years, Senate President Bukola Saraki has said. According to [...]

June 6, 2017 Employment
Osun Doctors Protest Against Unpaid Salaries

Osun Doctors Protest Against Unpaid Salaries

Osun Doctors Protest – Medical doctors in Osun State on Thursday staged a peaceful protest in Osogbo over unpaid salaries and poor healthcare facilities in state-owned health institutions. The doctors, members of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Osun Chapter, carried placards, [...]

May 5, 2017 Employment
President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo Has Sacked 23,000 Ghanaian Workers Just 2 Months In Office

After promising to create jobs for the unemployed during his campaign last year, it has now emerged that President Akufo-Addo and his government has instead sacked 23,000 Ghanaian workers in its first two months in office. This was revealed by [...]

March 8, 2017 Employment
5 Tips On How To Impress Potential Employers

5 Tips On How To Impress Potential Employers

5 Tips On How To Impress Potential Employers: If you’re in the process of looking for a new job, you probably understand how important it is to impress potential employers in whatever way you can. However, when it comes to [...]

January 11, 2017 Employment
Nigeria’s aviation industry

Buhari Sacks Heads Of Nigerian Aviation Agencies

Four heads of agencies and colleges in Nigeria’s aviation industry have been sacked, according to a government statement. Those relieved of their jobs are the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Emma Anasi; and the Director General of [...]

January 10, 2017 Employment
Buhari Approves Mass Sack In FAAN

Buhari Approves Mass Sack In FAAN, NCAA, NAMA

Buhari Approves Mass Sack In FAAN: There are bold hints that the Federal Government will soon resume its retrenchment exercise in the agencies under the Aviation Ministry. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Saturday night during [...]

November 14, 2016 Employment
Erisco Foods Threatens To Pull Out Of Nigeria

1,500 Jobs At Risk As Erisco Foods Threatens To Pull Out Of Nigeria

Erisco Foods, an indigenous company, says its inability to access foreign exchange from the Central Bank of Nigeria for the procurement of machinery may force it to relocate to another country.     Eric Umeofia, the company’s chief executive, disclosed [...]

October 6, 2016 Employment
Israeli Investors Storm South East

History Made As Israeli Investors Storm South East, Set To Empower 20,000 Igbo Youths

Israeli Investors Storm South East – Israeli businessmen and investors for the first time in history are about to storm the South East of Nigeria in a business investor’s forum meant to seek opportunities for investment in the zone. The [...]

September 14, 2016 Employment
Buhari Moves To Sack 4,905 Civil Servants

Buhari Moves To Sack 4,905 Civil Servants Employed Under Jonathan

Buhari Moves To Sack 4,905 Civil Servants – Almost 5,000 civil servants recruited by the Federal Civil Service Commission, FCSC, during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan are on the verge of being fired as President Muhammadu Buhari’s government [...]

September 14, 2016 Employment
Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina: My Income Was Cut By One-Third, I Go Hungry Too

Femi Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, has disclosed that took a pay cut to join the current administration.     Appealing to Nigerians not to lose hope in the government, the former managing director [...]

September 9, 2016 Employment