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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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 …

Emirates to hire 11,000 staff in 2015

Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plans to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business, in line with its projected growth across six continents.…

NAFDAC arrests counterfeit Alomo Bitters producer

NAFDAC arrests counterfeit  Alomo Bitters producer

The National Agency For Foods, Drugs, Adminstration and Control,NAFDAC, has received commendation from Kasapreko Company Limited for the bold step taken in fighting the war against counterfeit products, especially as…

Grand Oak excites consumers on Valentine day

In line with the culture of promoting lifestyle through its various brands, Grand Oak limited, recently hosted its numerous consumers to a load of exciting times as it gave out…

CDWR condemns neglect of Nigerian Airways retirees

The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) has condemned the neglect of retirees, and in particular the refusal to pay due pension to th 1999 retirees of the Nigerian…

UN tasks Nigeria on post MDGs agenda

UN tasks Nigeria on post MDGs agenda

By Sylvester Enoghase  / Senior Correspondent   With ongoing efforts aimed at designing a successor development framework to the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs), the United Nations (UN) has tasked political and…

We call for hitch free delegates conference-Orere

We call for hitch free delegates conference-Orere

Comrade Obukese Orere , one of the Executive members of Unity Forum (UF), and  the current Secretary of the Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI),…

CCESSA urges FG to meet up financial obligations to construction companies

The Construction and  Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA), has called on the Federal Government to fulfil the agreement reached with  companies in the construction industry, stressing that over 8,500…

2014 in retrospective: Nigerian workers still in bondage (II)

2014 in retrospective: Nigerian workers still in bondage (II)

By Svlester Enoghase / Snr Correspondent Lagos   • Continued from last week Tuesday The adverse effects of corruption in public service became an open secret in 2014 as large-scale corruption…

ASSBIFI urges World Bank to adopt labour standard

The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) has urged the World Bank to adopt a comprehensive labour standard lending requirement in its institutions as those…

Mismanagement of oil, gas led to austerity, says TUC

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has declared that the impunity of politicians and mismanagement of the fortunes of the oil and gas by successive governments in Nigeria led to the…

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