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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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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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You shall not labour in vain – Aregbesola tells workers

The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday promised workers in the state their sacrifice and commitment to stability of the state even in the face of economic challenges would not be in vain. Aregbesola stated this in Osogbo in a statement where he also saluted the umbrella …

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Protesting workers demand to see Buhari

A rally planned for the Eagle Square in Abuja to mark this year’s May Day was disrupted yesterday as thousands of unionists demanded that President Muhammadu Buhari “must address the suffering workers.” As in Nigeria, millions of protesters across the world hit the streets to mark the day. The protests became …

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Corruption: Bauchi govt to introduce whistle-blowing policy

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State said the state government would introduce whistleblowing in the state to fight corruption in its local government councils. Abubkar made this known when he addressed workers at May Day celebration in Bauchi on Monday. He described corruption at the local government level as “endemic”, …

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