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Over 20,000 applicants jostle for Nigeria Air jobs

Over 20,000 applicants jostle for Nigeria Air jobs

The Ministry of Aviation, yesterday, issued a disclaimer denouncing recruiting agencies and online platforms scheduling interviews for the new national carrier, Nigeria Air. The ministry issued the caveat emptor after receiving over 20,000 applications for various categories of positions that [...]

October 6, 2022 Employment
Anxiety over sacking in NNPC as company denies move

Anxiety over sacking in NNPC as company denies move

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, yesterday, insisted that the company will not take law into its hand by sacking staff. There were indications that thousands of staff at the newly transited company were being sacked, especially those who [...]

July 27, 2022 Business, Employment
About 14million Nigerians Will Be Jobless

About 14 million Nigerians Will Be Jobless If Bans Motorcycles

The National Commercial Motorcycle and Tricycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria has faulted the federal government’s plan to ban operation of commercial motorcycles popularly known as okada riding across the country. Speaking on a programme on Monday on Nigeria [...]

July 26, 2022 Employment
The street cleaners of Mogadishu: Doing Somalia’s riskiest job

The street cleaners of Mogadishu: Doing Somalia’s riskiest job

It is an hour before sunrise in downtown Mogadishu. The Somali capital is fast asleep with eerie silence hanging in the warm salty air blowing from the Indian Ocean. Apart from a small group of women wearing dark-coloured clothes and [...]

July 22, 2022 Employment
Nigerian unions to protest 5-month strike in public universities

Nigerian unions to protest 5-month strike in public universities

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will embark on a two-day protest on July 26 to demonstrate against an eight-month shutdown of public universities across the country due to pay disagreements between the government and teachers, the body has said. The [...]

July 19, 2022 Africa, Employment
Ogun workers declare indefinite strike

Ogun workers declare indefinite strike

Organised Labour in Ogun State has declared an indefinite strike over what they termed the “pathetic plight” of workers across the state. The strike which takes effect from midnight Tuesday would affect ministries, agencies, hospitals and public schools and other government agencies [...]

June 28, 2022 Employment
Oyetola releases N1.1bn for payment of pension

Oyetola releases N1.1bn for payment of pension

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has released N1.1 billion for the payment of pensions of retired civil servants in the state. A statement by the Head of Service, Dr Festus Olowogboyega, on Monday in Osogbo, said that N 600 million [...]

May 31, 2022 Employment
Global employment won’t recover before 2023

Global employment won’t recover before 2023

Global employment will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until at least 2023, with a projected shortfall in hours worked this year equivalent to 52 million full-time jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). While an improvement [...]

January 18, 2022 Employment
Kaduna begins four-day working week

Kaduna begins four-day working week

The Kaduna State will begin a transition to a four-day working week from December 1, the state government has announced. The government said, in the interim, it will permit public servants to work from home on Fridays. Eventually, the new measure will [...]

November 30, 2021 Employment
FG vows to end casualisation of workers

FG vows to end casualisation of workers

The Federal Government has expressed sadness over the alarming rate of casualisation in the nation’s workforce and vowed to put a stop to it . The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige said this at a one -day Public [...]

October 27, 2021 Employment
Dangers of youth unemployment

Dangers of youth unemployment

Recent prosecution and conviction of 33 youth members involved in cybercrimes, coupled with grave statistics of youth unemployment in the country point emphatically to the dangers, unless the concerned authorities purge themselves of the lethargy that has been their bane [...]

September 18, 2021 Employment
Buhari urges striking doctors to return to work

Buhari urges striking doctors to return to work

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday has called on health workers to return to their duty posts. He also urged others contemplating strikes to opt for settlement of issues by negotiation, no matter how long it takes. The president made the appeal [...]

September 11, 2021 Employment
South Africa’s unemployment rate is now highest in the world

South Africa’s unemployment rate is now highest in the world

South Africa’s unemployment rate surged to the highest on a global list of 82 countries monitored by Bloomberg. The jobless rate rose to 34.4% in the second quarter from 32.6% in the three months through March, Statistics South Africa said [...]

August 25, 2021 Employment
Traffic robbery and youth unemployment

Traffic robbery and youth unemployment

For many residents of Lagos, traffic robbery is so common that news of it hardly seizes attention. This is a pity, for the real and potential victims; a shame on the three levels of government that are constitutionally required to [...]

August 21, 2021 Employment, Security, Societal issues
Women make only 6.8% of Nigeria’s extractive sector workforce

Women make 6.8% of Nigeria’s extractive sector

Women make up a measly 6.8 per cent of Nigeria’s extractive industry, leaving the sector overwhelmingly in the hands of men, a report by a government watchdog says. The figure is a blow to the country’s effort to improve gender [...]

August 4, 2021 Employment
FG to pay outstanding pension liabilities for retirees

FG to pay outstanding pension liabilities for retirees

The Federal Government has approved the payment of some critical aspects of the outstanding pension liabilities of its retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme. The beneficiaries are retirees of treasury-funded Federal Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs), whose names were submitted [...]

July 2, 2021 Employment
Minister: Nigeria high unemployment figure ‘indefensible’

Minister: Nigeria high unemployment figure ‘indefensible’

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria’s 33 per cent unemployment figure is indefensible and that the situation has been compounded by the COVID-19 scourge. He said the government-run special public works that targets paying [...]

June 25, 2021 Employment
simple mistakes can sabotage your job search

6 simple mistakes that can sabotage your job search

A seasoned career recruiter who has interviewed close to 10,000 job candidates shares the most common mistakes that trip up job seekers. There are no shortage of tips on how to have a successful job search. But when you fail [...]

June 17, 2021 Employment
NDDC

NDDC To Train Unemployed Youths At Innoson Motors

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says all is now set for the training of indigent Niger Delta youths on technical skills at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company. This is contained in a statement issued by the commission’s Director of Corporate [...]

February 22, 2021 Employment
Ondo Nurses Protest Two Months’ Salary Arrears

Ondo Nurses Protest Two Months’ Salary Arrears, Accuse NANNM Leadership Of Cover-up

Members of the Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have kicked against the refusal of the state government to pay their salary two months’ arrears. The nurses alleged that the state government had [...]

February 9, 2021 Employment
Nigerian Civil War Veterans Protest Against Nonpayment of 20 Months

Nigerian Civil War Veterans Protest Against Nonpayment of 20 Months Arrears, Other Allowances

Retired soldiers who fought in the Nigerian Civil War on Wednesday gathered in front of the Federal Ministry of Finance building in Abuja to protest against the nonpayment of the minimum wage arrears of their pension by the Nigerian government [...]

January 13, 2021 Employment
270 Indian Workers

270 Indian Workers At Dangote Company Depart Nigeria

At least 270 Indian citizens are on their way home from Nigeria, The PUNCH reports. This is not unconnected to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. It was gathered that the aircraft conveying the nationals departed the Murtala Muhammed International [...]

June 5, 2020 Employment
Power Mech Staff

Power Mech Staff At Dangote Refinery Complain Of Work Despite Lockdown

Power Mech Staff Complain Of Being Forced To Work Despite Lockdown Staff of Power Mech company working on the Dangote Refinery have complained to the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Damodardas Modi of the actions of their employers. They claim that [...]

May 2, 2020 Employment
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
Ngige

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