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FG proposes N24,000 minimum wage for workers

FG proposes N24,000 minimum wage for workers

he federal government has proposed N24,000 as the new minimum wage for civil servants. Chris Ngige, minister of labour, disclosed this while briefing state house correspondents after the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting. He said after the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) called off the the nationwide strike, it agreed to N30,000 as minimum wage

Corruption Allegation: Tanker drivers throw weight behind NNPC GMD

The Petroleum Tanker Drivers’ branch  of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, (NUPENG) has described the ongoing supremacy battle between the Minister of  State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru, as diversionary and deeply political, and therefore called for caution.

SALE OF ASSETS: NLC to call Nigerians out to the streets in protest

Following its opposition to the comtemplated sale of its stake in vital national assests particularly the Nigerian Liquiefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the refineries, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) is making plans to mobilize Nigerians against the move. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba who spoke to this paper after empanneling of a committee of the NLC

NLC kicks against sale of NLNG, other national assets, urges Nigerians to resist move

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has reacted sharply to calls for the Federal Government to sell off its stake in core national assests like the Nigeria Liquiefied Natural Gas (NLNG),the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other assets in the oil and aviation sectors. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba in a statement on Thursday described the

Address unemployment crisis now, NLC tells Buhari

Dr Peter Eson-Ozo, the General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to develop a policy that will address the increasing rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria. Eson-Ozo made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. NAN reports that the International Labour Organisation

FG to develop strategy to address unemployment

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday in Abuja that the ministry was working toward developing a roadmap to address unemployment challenges in the country. Ngige said this during the ‘National Dialogue on the Future of Work Initiative’ organised by the ministry in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Nigerians condemn Buhari for secret employment of cronies and relatives

The government of President Muhammed Buhari shuts ordinary Nigerians out of ‘lucrative’ government jobs. It is now becoming the norm of this administration to create special access for children and relatives of the rich and influential members of the society, especially those of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), to certain high-end government jobs, which