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Edo Assembly Speaker impeached

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Justin Okonoboh, was on Monday impeached by the lawmakers. Okonoboh was the third Speaker to be removed since the current Assembly was inaugurated in 2015. He was impeached for being selfish and running the Assembly like a family business. The …

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Nasarawa Govt Commends Labour Unions As Workers End Strike

The Nasarawa State government has commended the organised labour in the state for its resilience in protecting the rights of workers and agreeing to hold talks for the resolution of their industrial action The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Yusuf Shehu, gave the commendation on behalf …

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Biafra agitators are enemies of Nigeria – Gov. Bello

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has described those behind the agitation for the break up and restructuring of the country as real enemies of the country. The governor stated this yesterday in Lokoja during a meeting with leaders of the organised labour in the state. He called on Nigerians to disregard calls for …

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Xenophobia: NLC Lambasts South African Govt, Seeks Solutions

The Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] affirms that the recent February 2017 xenophobic attack like previous ones (in 2008 and 2015) is yet another unacceptable and avoidable development. We totally condemn it and call on the South African Government to move without further delay to take actions to prevent another occurrence. …

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MAY DAY 2017: Labour Relations in Economic Recesion

May Day, Labour Day, International Workers’ Day are some of the appellations for May 1st. It is a public holiday in Nigeria. It began in Europe as a traditional spring celebration to welcome Summer while the first Monday of every May is usually a bank holiday for labourers and workers. …

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Workers disrupt May Day celebrations in Abuja over new minimum wage

Angry workers in their thousand disrupted the 2017 May Day celebrations at the Eagle Square, Abuja, over the failure of the Federal Government to give them a new minimum wage in the country. The workers insisted that the Federal Government had a responsibility to give them a definite position on …

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NLC Protesters Shut down Abuja over Electricity tariff increase

Business activities were today grounded to a halt in Nigeria’s federal capital Abuja as Nigerian labor unions embarked on a peaceful mass protest against the outrageous hike in the electricity tariff which took effect early this month. The protest which kicked off from the Labour House at the Central Business …

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May Day 2017: Aso Rock Silent Over Worker’s Day Celebration, Rally At Eagles Square Disrupted

The Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] affirms that the recent February 2017 xenophobic attack like previous ones (in 2008 and 2015) is yet another unacceptable and avoidable development. We totally condemn it and call on the South African Government to move without further delay to take actions to prevent another occurrence. …

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May Day: Workers reject Ngige’s representative

There was confusion on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as workers disallowed the acting permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Biola Bawa, from standing in for the minister, Chris Ngige. Mr. Ngige had declined to address the workers in his capacity as the minister and …

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Nigeria: INEC To Register 5 New Political Parties

The Department of Political Party Registration of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to forward names of five associations to management for registration. Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, yesterday confirmed that the process will soon be completed. There are currently 40 registered political parties in …

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