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PenCom gives fresh regulation on investment of pension fund

PenCom gives fresh regulation on investment of pension fund

Renewed efforts by Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and other investors who have been agitating for the use of accumulated pension fund assets that is now in excess N4.6 trillion to…

Sustain existing contracts in construction Industry CCESSA tells Buhari

Sustain existing contracts in construction Industry CCESSA tells Buhari

As part of its renewed efforts to avoid abandoned projects in the country , the Construction & Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) has called on the president elect, Mohammadu…

Factional NLC task Buhari on job creation, industrial revolution

Factional NLC task Buhari on job creation, industrial revolution

As the call for action on youth employment adopted at the 2012 International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, as well as on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…

NASU task Buhari on crisis in education sector

NASU task Buhari on crisis in education sector

Reviewing the crisis which has brought education delivery at all levels to its lowest ebb in the country, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has urged…

Labour calls for renewed efforts to spur youth employment

Labour calls for renewed efforts to spur youth employment

By Sylvester Enoghase –  Theme Editor, Economy   As the global youth unemployment rate reached almost 13 per cent in December 2014, organised  labour, under the aegis of  Nigeria Labour…

TUC condemns illegal strike in Osun

TUC condemns illegal strike in Osun

Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned the illegal strike action carried out by the immediate past Chairman of TUC in Osun State, comrade Oladele Adetunji against the Government…

ASCSN urges Buhari not to retrench Civil Servants

ASCSN urges Buhari not to retrench Civil Servants

By Sylvester Enoghase Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, not to listen to misguided activists and failed…

NECA tasks new govt. to dialogue with OPS

NECA tasks new govt. to dialogue with OPS

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called on the President-elect, Mohammadu Buhari to accord the economy, security, and employment generation priority in the agenda of the new government. NECA’s…

SSANU, NUR tasks Buhari on education, rail transportation

SSANU, NUR tasks Buhari on education, rail transportation

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR), have tasked the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to place more emphasis and interest on…

Tackling gas to power challenge critical to Buhari’s success

Tackling gas to power challenge critical to Buhari’s success

By Obas Esiedesa / Senior Reporter, Abuja   In December 2012, barely two years after the President Goodluck Jonathan succeeded his boss, power generation rose to its peak, at 4500mega watt.…

GTBank’s training academy gets CIBN accreditation

GTBank’s training academy gets CIBN accreditation

Guaranty Trust Bank Training Academy for pre-entry level staff was accredited by the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) as a School of Banking Excellence…

Empowerment: TUC, WACSOF advocate gender balance

Empowerment: TUC, WACSOF advocate gender balance

By Sylvester Enoghase  / Senior Correspondent   The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) have advocated the need for gender balance in West…

CCESSA urges NASS to pass Local Content Bill

CCESSA urges NASS to pass Local Content Bill

The Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) has called on the National Assembly (NASS) to take all the necessary steps to fast tract the deliberations on the Local…

To save the economy, go back to our roots – Salako

To save the economy, go back to our roots – Salako

If Nigeria is to salvage herself from the rippling economic effect of the global oil price fall, serious investment in the agriculture sector and less reliance on importation, especially food…

Delayed PIB passage derails foreign investments to Nigeria

Delayed PIB passage derails foreign investments to  Nigeria

The State Chairman, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria(TUC) Rivers State, Comrade Chika Onuegbu has warned government and politicians to stop politicizing the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into…

TUC urges workers to safeguard democracy

TUC urges workers to  safeguard  democracy

By Sylvester Enoghase  - Senior Correspondent   The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on the Nigerian workers to do everything possible to defend the nation’s democracy by collectively…

42 ships with petroleum products, foods arrive Lagos ports

42 ships with petroleum products, foods arrive Lagos ports

Forty two ships are expected to arrive with containers, general cargo, foods, petroleum products and vehicles at the Lagos ports from Feb. 24 to March 25. The Nigerian Ports Authority…

SPN condemns life pensions for Presidents

SPN condemns life pensions for Presidents

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has condemned the recent granting of life pensions for Presidents, Vice President, Senate Presidents and House of Representatives Speakers by the National Assembly (NASS) …

UNMC pledges support on post MDGs

UNMC pledges support on post MDGs

The new Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) Mr. Mr. Mitchell Toomey has vowed to forge new partnerships to support governments, civil society and other partners in the…

Forced labour can be stopped, ILO, TUC tell world leaders

Forced labour can be stopped, ILO, TUC tell world leaders

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called on world leaders to use the occasion of World Day of Social Justice to galvanize action against poverty…

Stakeholders regret botched NLC elections

Stakeholders regret botched NLC elections

Stakeholders in the nation’s labour sector have expressed regrets over the botched elections of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), which held in Abuja penultimate week. The stakeholders conveyed their regrets in…

UNMC pledges support on post MDGs

UNMC pledges support on post MDGs

The new Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) Mr. Mitchell Toomey has vowed to forge new partnerships to support governments, civil society and other partners in the world …

Stakeholders regret botched NLC elections

Stakeholders regret botched NLC elections

Stakeholders in the nation’s labour sector have expressed regrets over the botched elections of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), which held in Abuja penultimate week. The stakeholders conveyed their regrets in…

Forced labour can be stopped, ILO, TUC tell world leaders

Forced labour can be stopped, ILO, TUC tell world leaders

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called on world leaders to use the occasion of World Day of Social Justice to galvanize action against poverty…

Botched conference: NLC NEC meets Wednesday

Botched conference: NLC NEC meets Wednesday

By Sylvester Enoghase  / Senior Correspondent   The Nigeria  Labour Congress (NLC) has fixed February 18, for an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to resolve all contending issues that led …

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