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New Minumum wage

New Minumum wage: Labour gives details of meeting with FG Dr. Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.

New Minumum wage: The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr. Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively. [...]

October 17, 2019 Employment
FG Yet To Reconstitute Minimum Wage Team

FG Yet To Reconstitute Minimum Wage Team

Despite the threat by the organised labour that it could not guarantee industrial peace if the Federal Government failed to meet its demand on the implementation of the new minimum wage by the close of work on October 16, 2019, [...]

October 7, 2019 Employment
New National Minimum wage from September 1

Kaduna Government To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage From September 1

The Kaduna State government has announced that it will commence the implementation of the New National Minimum wage from September 1, 2019. The Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, disclosed this to Channels Television [...]

August 27, 2019 Employment
Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Monday in Osogbo said he would pay all the salary arrears owed workers by the immediate past administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Workers To Get Arrears Of Unpaid Salaries Owed By Aregbesola’s Govt ― Oyetola

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Monday in Osogbo said he would pay all the salary arrears owed workers by the immediate past administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Igbere TV reports. He made this disclosure when civil servants hosted [...]

July 9, 2019 Employment
Rivers State University Job Vacancies 2019

Rivers State University Job Vacancies 2019 (Full List)

Rivers State University Job Vacancies 2019 Rivers state University has advertised massive job vacancies for qualified candidates into the academic and non-academic cadre of the University’s workforce. Applications are invited for the position below: Job Title: Graduate AssistantLocation: Port Harcourt, [...]

June 16, 2019 Employment
South West Pensioners To Sue Governors Over Non-payment Of Gratuities

South West Pensioners To Sue Governors Over Non-payment Of Gratuities

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, South West Zone has vowed to sue state governors in the country over non-payment of gratuities. NUP said the gratuity was for their members across the country from 2008 till date. Ayo Kumapayi and Olusegun [...]

May 24, 2019 Employment

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate To Reach 33.5% By 2020 – Ngige

Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment who spoke yesterday at the opening of a two-day workshop on Breaking the Resilience of High Unemployment Rate in the Country in Abuja, revealed that Nigeria’s unemployment rate is expected to reach [...]

May 3, 2019 Employment
Yahaya Bello

Kogi Workers To Governor Yahaya Bello: Clear Unpaid Salaries Or Forget 2nd Term

The second term ambition of Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State has been threatened by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Mr Bello who was sworn in as the state governor in 2016 has the work-force body to battle with [...]

May 2, 2019 Employment
FG Declares May 1 Public Holiday For Workers’ Day

FG Declares May 1 Public Holiday For Workers’ Day

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1 public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their [...]

April 30, 2019 Employment
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 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