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FG Will Not Increase Workers’ Salaries

Heartless Regime: FG Will Not Increase Workers’ Salaries – Lai Mohammed

FG Will Not Increase Workers’ Salaries – The dual desires of salary increment and reversal of petroleum price by Nigerian workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) are likely heading to [...]

May 18, 2016 Economy, Employment
Delta LG Workers

Delta LG Workers Groan Over 10 Months Salary Backlog

Delta LG Workers – More than 20 local government areas in Delta State have not received salaries in the last eight to 10 months and are reportedly starving. Investigation by Vanguard showed that many of the affected workers have absconded [...]

May 12, 2016 Economy, Employment, What the papers say
First Bank

First Bank WILL Sack 1,000 Staff

  One thousand members of Staff of First Bank of Nigeria will lose their jobs, FBN Holdings Plc, the mother body for Nigeria’s oldest and biggest bank, has said.     This job cut is coming on the wings of [...]

April 29, 2016 Economy, Employment
ICPC

How States Used Bailout Fund Without Paying Workers’ Salaries

An analysis carried out by the Independent Corrupt Practises and related offenses Commission (ICPC) has revealed that most of the states that received bailout funds from the federal government diverted the money for other means. 23 states received bailout fund [...]

April 23, 2016 Economy, Employment, Video
Yemi Osinbajo

Am Not Happy With Buhari For Cutting My Salary by 50 % – VP Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has on Thursday, April 14, apparently expressed disappointment for allowing President Muhammadu Buhari, to cut his salary by 50 %, thereby affecting his financial capacity to donate generously to the parents of the Chibok girls. Osinbajo, [...]

April 16, 2016 Economy, Employment, Video
Aso Rock Crisis

Aso Rock Crisis: Workers Go On Rampage

Aso Rock Crisis – Everything may not be well at the Presidential Villa, considering workers dying in silence over the non-payment of their special monthly allowance known to as the Risk Cautious Allowance, that has been on hold since President [...]

April 14, 2016 Economy, Employment
PDP petitions EFCC over Amaechi

Industrial unrest looms over planned sack of 3,000 ports workers

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Chief Rotimi Amaechi – Mounting restiveness in the nation’s Ports following alleged approval by the Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, for the sack of no fewer than 3000 dockworkers. Surprised by the alleged approval, the Maritime [...]

January 27, 2016 Economy, Employment, What the papers say
Zahra Buhari Gets New Job

Zahra Buhari Gets New Job

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Zahra, has received a new job as young woman posted some photos on her Twitter account. Zahra becomes new ACE charity ambassador at large.       She has signed charity agreement and shaken [...]

August 11, 2015 Employment, Video
Borno State Govt. to employ 5, 000 youths

Borno State Govt. to employ 5, 000 youths

The Borno State Environmental Protection Agency (BOESPA) has said that it will employ 5,000 civilian JTF as street vanguards to enhance sanitation activities in Maiduguri. The Sole Coordinator of the agency, Alhaji Nasiru Surundi, made this known in an interview [...]

July 24, 2015 Economy, Employment
Buhari to Diversify Economy From Oil to Agriculture & Mining

Buhari to Diversify Economy From Oil to Agriculture & Mining

Buhari to Diversify Economy From Oil to Agriculture & Mining – Retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the President-elect, on Sunday in Abuja said he would switch attention from oil to agricultural as well as mining sectors to create work opportunities. Buhari said [...]

May 12, 2015 Economy, Employment
Kano trains 200 senior officers aspiring for managerial positions

Kano trains 200 senior officers aspiring for managerial positions

Kano trains 200 senior officers aspiring for managerial positions – The Kano State Government has organised a 2-week training workshop for 200 senior officers aspiring for managerial positions within the state public service. This is contained in a statement signed by [...]

May 5, 2015 Economy, Employment
Give Top Priority To Workers’ Welfare, Priest Urges President-Elect

MUST WATCH!!! Give Top Priority To Workers’ Welfare, Priest Urges President-Elect

Give Top Priority To Workers’ Welfare, Priest Urges President-Elect – Most Rev. Dr Alfred Martins, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, on Friday told the President-elect, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to provide leading priority towards the welfare of Nigerian workers in his [...]

May 1, 2015 Economy, Employment, Video
Experts task graduating students, govt on entrepreneurship & youth empowerment

Experts task graduating students, govt on entrepreneurship & youth empowerment

Experts task graduating students, govt on entrepreneurship & youth empowerment – Graduates of Lagos City Polytechnic (LCP), Lagos, was tasked to whip up their natural entrepreneurial skills facing the massive graduate unemployment prevalent in the country, while leading to the economic [...]

March 26, 2015 Economy, Employment
President Jonathan Gives 164 Unemployed Youth Corps Automatic Employment, Scholarships

Immigration Tragedy: Jonathan Gives N75m To 15 Bereaved Families … Also 35 Employment Vacancies

Immigration Tragedy: Jonathan Gives N75m To 15 Bereaved Families … Also 35 Employment Vacancies – SUCCOUR arrived at several of the members of the family of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment tragedy on March 15, last year as President Goodluck [...]

March 14, 2015 Economy, Employment
CocaCola trains 16 engineers, offers instant employment

CocaCola trains 16 engineers, offers instant employment

CocaCola trains 16 engineers, offers instant employment – Nigerian Bottling Company, affiliated with the CocaCola Group, has managed to graduate 16 trainee engineers who have as well obtained instant employment. About 4563 have undergone training in the NBC TTC since inception, [...]

March 9, 2015 Economy, Employment
FG Will Create Business Opportunities in Kano - Jonathan

FG Will Create Business Opportunities in Kano – Jonathan

FG Will Create Business Opportunities in Kano – Jonathan – President Goodluck Jonathan, has assured to create more businesses for the youth and improve standard of living in the country. Jonathan spoke in Kano yesterday while addressing a large crowd of [...]

January 22, 2015 Economy, Employment
Nigeria's Auto Industry Can Build More Than 200,000 Jobs

Nigeria’s Auto Industry Can Build More Than 200,000 Jobs

Nigeria’s Auto Industry Can Build More Than 200,000 Jobs – Mr Aminu Jalal, The Director-General of the National Automotive Council (NAC), mentioned on Tuesday that the nation’s automobile industry had the opportunity to create more than 200,000 jobs. alal said this [...]

January 14, 2015 Economy, Employment
Gov. Ajimobi Grants Appointments of 17 Permanent Secretaries, Accountant General, & Others

Gov. Ajimobi Grants Appointments of 17 Permanent Secretaries, Accountant General, & Others

Gov. Ajimobi Grants Appointments of 17 Permanent Secretaries, Accountant General, & Others – Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, on Monday, approved the appointment of Seventeen permanent secretaries, state Accountant-General, and the Auditor General of Local Government. Ajimobi revealed the new appointment [...]

January 6, 2015 Economy, Employment
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

NCAA Sacks 187 Personnel Over Employment Issues

NCAA Sacks 187 Personnel Over Employment Issues – Many of the affected personnel were hired by Mr Benedict Adeyileka, previous acting director-general (DG), NCAA, currently the director, Airworthiness. The Human Resources director of the agency, Mr Austin Amadi, have since also [...]

December 10, 2014 Economy, Employment
2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment

2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment

2 UI undergraduates receive automatic employment – Seest thou a man diligent in his organization? He shall stand before kings he shall not stand ahead of mean men. (Proverbs 22:29) Such was the case of two undergraduate students of the [...]

December 1, 2014 Economy, Education, Employment
29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt - Oshiomhole

29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt – Oshiomhole

29,000 persons hired by Edo state govt – Oshiomhole –  Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Edo State Governor, yesterday said that more than 29,000 persons cutting throughout the 18 local government areas, were hired by his administration . He said 25, 000 [...]

November 29, 2014 Economy, Employment
LASG Doctors Protest for Non-payment Of Salaries

LASG Doctors Protest for Non-payment Of Salaries

LASG Doctors Protest for Non-payment Of Salaries – Lagos State Government Doctors on Friday protested for non-payment of their 2 months’ salaries as well as non-employment of resident physicians. The physicians, under the aegis of the Medical Guild Association, also demanded [...]

November 28, 2014 Economy, Employment
Handling unemployment through industrialisation

Nigeria: Handling unemployment through industrialisation

Nigeria: Handling unemployment through industrialisation – SULAIMON OLANREWAJU analyses the Federal Government’s initiatives at scaling up industrialisation having a view to lowering unemployment rate. The nation’s unemployment rate leaves no room for cheers. It is the trauma of youths, the [...]

November 18, 2014 Economy, Employment
FG Moves To Avoid Foreign Dominance Of Power Sector Job

FG Moves To Avoid Foreign Dominance Of Power Sector Job

FG Moves To Avoid Foreign Dominance Of Power Sector Job – In effort to avoid a recurring of the circumstances within the oil and gas industry, the federal government has started a 1-year apprenticeship program to teach 7,400 young Nigerians about [...]

November 6, 2014 Economy, Employment

Oyo employs 5,300 teachers and others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has introduced appointment letters to 5,300 teaching as well as non-teaching personnel in the 33 local government areas. At the ceremony in Ibadan yesterday, letters were distributed to the workers employed from the 11 [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy, Employment

Ekweremadu Searches Welfare Scheme for Jobless

Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu mentioned on Wednesday the obstacle of every democracy would be to supply the needs of the many citizens as well as called for the introduction of social welfare scheme for the weak as well as [...]

October 10, 2014 Economy, Employment

Edo State to offer 4,000 jobs under$1bn Azura-Edo

The State Government of Edo on Sunday revealed that more than 4,000 youths within the state might be employed under the $1bn Azura-Edo 1,000 megawatts gas-powered Independent Power Plant established to begin on October 10. According to a statement by [...]

October 6, 2014 Economy, Employment

FG Highlights Commitment for Vocational Training

The federal government has highlighted the importance of the prioritisation of vocational training as well as skills acquisition to lower unemployment and also youth restiveness in the nation. Deputy Director/Training Manager of the Industrial Skill Training Center (ISTC) of the [...]

July 29, 2014 Economy, Employment

Omisore Promises Promptness of Payments on Allowances and Salaries of Workers

Just a month towards the conduct of the Osun State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Senator Christopher Iyiola Omisore has got assured of quick payment of wages of employees in the state government service. Addressing party [...]

July 10, 2014 Economy, Employment

Stakeholders Support Youth Agripreneur Initiative to End Unemployment

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has called for entrepreneurial skills development for profitable agriculture and agribusiness enterprises among African youth. Just as the Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department (OSAN), with the African Development Bank, Chiji Ojukwu, [...]

June 20, 2014 Economy, Employment