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By Sylvester Enoghase –  Lagos   The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Clement Illoh, has advised workers in the Ministry to see their period in the public service as a period of skill and experience acquisition for self-sustainability and employment generation. He...

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the National Leadership of the Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU) have congratulated comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile, the National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over his victory at the recent election. TUC, in a statement by its Secretary General, comrade Musa Lawal, said...

By Chibuzor  Emejor  Abuja Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari  led administration to provide better opportunities and enabling environment for Nigerians to stem the increasing tide of irregular migration particularly among the youths who are often trapped on the sea or in the deserts while attempting to enter Europe...

Workers under the Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) yesterday picketed the company of a renowned billionaire, Dr. Wale Babalakin, Stabilini Visinoni Limited over non-payment of salaries of workers to the tune of N50million. The workers also said their action was also propelled by the company’s refusal to pay their gratuity benefits,...

By Sylvester Enoghase –  Lagos   The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed hope in the 8th Senate under the watch of Senator Bukola Saraki to be less opaque, less secretive, and one to witness more transparency, more responsiveness to the yearnings and aspirations of the Nigerian people, while also charging the NASS with the responsibility...

Rising from its Branch Executive Committee (BEC), the Petrol Station Workers (PSB) branch of NUPENG has issued a 21- Day ultimatum to the managements of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), IPMAN, MOMAN and PEDAN over non-compliance with unionization rights of workers in their organisations. The workers noted in stern words that if the managements do not...

By Funmi Falobi  -  Lagos   Vice Chancellor, Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Professor Sola Fajana, has commended the efforts of labour unions in ensuring democracy in Nigeria. He said that unions played important roles politically and fought for better wage and improved working condition which Nigerian workers deserve. Fajana said this at a two-day labour...

Stories by Sylvester Enoghase Lagos The instability in the capital market and non-payment of salaries are factors that impacted negatively on the performances of Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs), the Board Chairman of Trustfund Pension Plc., Mrs. Ngozi Olejeme has said. Speaking at the 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Abuja, Mrs. Olejeme, described 2014 as a stormy...

By Chibuzor Emejor  -   Abuja   The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) together with a non-governmental organisation, Community Awareness on Development Network (CAWAN) has concluded plans to flag-off the training of 200 youths and women in various skills acquisition as part of measures to boost job creation in Nigeria. Speaking at the media...

By Sylvester Enoghase  / Lagos   Organised Labour, under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), has...