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Minimum Wage: Protesting Workers Force Their Way Into National Assembly

Nigerian workers in their hundreds stormed the National Assembly complex in Abuja, demanding the withdrawal of a bill that would remove the National Minimum Wage from the exclusive to the concurrent legislative list. Channels TV reports that about a fortnight ago, the House of Representatives introduced a bill which, according to the sponsor, Hon. Garba […]

Minimum Wage: NLC Stages Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a nationwide protest over proposed amendments to the minimum wage for Nigerian workers.  This protest which is being coordinated from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Wednesday, Marrch 10, 2021, is said to be holding following attempts by some Lawmakers at the National Assembly to remove the […]

“60 Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project Workers Infected With COVID-19” –FG

Over 60 workers on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project site have been infected with COVID-19 while trying to complete the project. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, who disclosed this in Abuja on Monday, January 11, 2021, also stated that the inauguration of the rail project would be put on hold due to the upsurge […]

Lockdown: Oyo Govt Reviews Curfew; Mosques, Churches To Operate At

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has announced that it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the State; following the advent of the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic. The Task Force, which made the decision public on Monday, June 15, 2020, after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting presided by its Chairman, Governor Seyi Makinde, added that the curfew would […]

Oyo Labour Leaders Present ‘Most Worker-Friendly Governor’ Award To Engr

The Oyo State Chapters of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have presented the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, with an award of excellence as the Most Worker-Friendly Governor. The Unions made the delivery of the Award on Friday, May 1, 2020, at a special programme to mark the year 2020 Workers’ […]

Workers’ Day: Gbajabiamila Tasks Workers On Productivity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerian workers in commemoration of this year’s International Workers’ Day. Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila said although the day is being marked quietly across the globe as a result of the lockdown necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic, there is much to remember about the […]

Oyo Govt Reopens Secretariat To Workers On GL 13-Above

Oyo State Government has decided to allow Civil Servants on Grade Level 13 and above resume work on Monday, April 27, 2020. Governor Makinde, who revealed this while addressing Newsmen at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020, added that there are certain strict conditions that […]

COVID-19: Dotun Oyelade Applauds Gov. Makinde’s Stay Home Order; Reduces

The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Prince Dotun Oyelade, has described steps taken by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde to fight coronavirus as the best to stop the spread of the virus in the State. In a statement issued in Ibadan, Prince Oyelade particularly praised the Governor on the […]

“We’ll Continue To Give Priority To Workers’ Welfare” — Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared the readiness of his administration to continue to place workers’ welfare on the first line charge. Governor Makinde, who spoke a few hours after the Government and organized Labour reached an agreement on the ₦30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment for workers in the State, said […]

Bauchi Govt Uncovers 596 Dead Workers, Pensioners On Payroll

A total of 596 dead civil servants and pensioners have been uncovered on the payroll of the Bauchi State Government. The Chairman of Bauchi State Authentication Exercise Committee, Mr Adamu Gumba, disclosed this to reporters on Monday, January 6, 2020, in the State capital. He explained that the dead persons have been on the State […]