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Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers

Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state. The administration also approved the [...]

April 20, 2019 Employment
91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

The portal of the Nigeria Customs Service opened yesterday for the recruitment of 3,200 officers, however it has been gathered that 91,000 applied for Customs jobs within 24 hours. One of the officers in charge of the recruitment portal at [...]

April 18, 2019 Employment
Okonjo-Iweala

Okonjo-Iweala declares:‘I’m ready to be World Bank President!’

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister and ex Vice President of the World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she’s ready to assume the number one position of the Bretton Woods institution. Mr. Jim Yong Kim, who was reappointed World Bank President for a [...]

January 25, 2019 Employment
minimum wage

Minimum wage not enough to live on —NLC president

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, has lamented that minimum wage can barely provide basic necessities of life for workers in many parts of the world, noting that one per cent of the world population now controls half [...]

January 23, 2019 Employment, General

Minimum wage: FG to send proposal to NEC Thursday

The Federal Government is set to present the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage proposal to the National Economic Council on Thursday (tomorrow) for further consultations. This was the key resolution of an extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council, which [...]

January 16, 2019 Employment
FG to release N4bn

FG to release N4bn for professors, Perm Secs’ pensions

The Federal Government is set to release N4bn to kick-start the payment of full salaries as minimum pensions for some categories of retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme as mandated by the Pension Reform Act 2014, NIKE POPOOLA writes Some [...]

December 24, 2018 Employment

New minimum wage: Oshiomhole declares stand on N30,000, reveals what Buhari will do

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole has thrown his weight behind the clamour for a new minimum wage. Oshiomhole stated that the refusal to pay new wage will amount to creating poverty for Nigerians. He [...]

December 19, 2018 Employment

Workers to shutdown NASS on Monday

Workers of the National Assembly are to commence a four-day warning strike on Monday in continuation of their protest to demand better welfare. The workers on the platform of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), National Assembly chapter, took the [...]

December 16, 2018 Employment

Government assures of resuscitating economy to boost job creation

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has said that the Federal Government is making good progress in its efforts to revive and resuscitate the economy. The minister, who admitted that the economy is not yet sufficiently diversified, [...]

November 20, 2018 Employment

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