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Nigeria at 54: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nigeria at 54: The good, the bad and the ugly

Nigeria, at 54 years of independence, is tottering under the yoke of avalanche of political and economic problems, most of which are self inflicted. Andy Nssien reports that if conscientious efforts…

ASSBIFI warns against unfair labour practices

The President of Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI),Comrade Sunday Olusoji Salako, has called on  both the government and other employers of labour in the…

Multinationals emasculating oil workers – NUPENG

By Svlester Enoghase / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said that workers in the oil and gas industry are passing through…

Training knowledge, essential for improving labour productivity – BCI

The Business Club Ikeja (BCI) has declared that human resource training, knowledge and skills development are major factors for improving labour productivity in the Nigerian economy. BCI’s President Mr. Suleiman…

TUC tasks FG on informal sector

By Svlester Enoghase  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has challenged the Federal Government to ramp up steps to support formalization of the informal economy,…

Firmhosts forum on job, investment opportunities

Knight Frank, an estate management firm, has collaborated with Rainbow Town to bring together stakeholders in the real estate sector and other discernable investors from across the continent to boost…

Boko Haram: Protect West African region, equip armed forces, Labour tells FG

Boko Haram: Protect West African region, equip armed forces, Labour tells FG

By Svlester Enoghase  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   Organised labour, under the aegis of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called on the Federal Government to equip…

RATTAWU warns on card-carrying party members

The Radio Television, Theatre and Arts Workers’ Union (RATTAWU) has called on media houses in the country to avoid being card-carrying members of any of the political parties in the…

AAAN, NIPR, 14 others demand conference every decade

Fresh from the just concluded 2014 National Conference held in Abuja recently, delegates from advertising and public relations sub-sector of the economy and fourteen other Professional Bodies Group (PBG), have…

Human capacity development is about enlarging people’s freedoms, says Toure

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator/United Nation Development Projects (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Daouda Toure, has declared  that human capacity development is about enlarging people’s freedoms, having a decent standard…

CISLAC calls on World Bank to adopt labour standard

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the World Bank to adopt a comprehensive labour standard lending requirement in its institutions as those adopted by other multilateral development…

Save textile industry from collapse, union tells FG

By Svlester Enoghase / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Textile Garment and Tailoring Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (TGTSSAN) has called on the Federal Government not to allow the industry to collapse by…

Why JAF, ERC called for reduction of school fees in OOU

The Joint Action Front (JAF) and Education Rights Campaign (ERC) have said that their condemnation of the closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Ago Iwoye by the Government of Ogun…

Electricity pensioners to protest non-payment of arrears September 15

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in the nation’s electricity sector has asked the Federal government to effect the payment of three month of pension arrears owed its members, failing…

Occupational illness, accidents at work claim $2.8 tr –ILO

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has stated that latest report from its research has showed that the direct or indirect cost of occupational illness and accidents at work is estimated…

Achese bags Doctorate awards, calls for decent job creation

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Comrade Igwe Achese, has been conferred with the Doctor of Science, Honararis Causa, in Human Resources…

Youth empowerment key to sustainable development, says Folorunsho

Youth empowerment key to sustainable development, says Folorunsho

The Director, Labour Management Relation, Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS), Mrs. Omolara Folorunsho, has called on the government, employers of labour and workers in the country to…

Great Nigeria Insurance elevates 18

Following the outstanding performance of some members of staff in the discharge of their duties, the Great Nigeria Insurance Plc has elevated 18 among them. Speaking on how the promotion…

Creation of decent, productive jobs, bulwark against external shocks – Chuma-Mkandawire

Creation of decent, productive jobs, bulwark against external shocks – Chuma-Mkandawire

Ms. Sinanzeni Chuma-Mkandawire, Director, International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, has called on the Government of African countries to take advantage of…

Lack of gas constraints power reforms, says BPE

• Tells labour, Nigerians to be patient   By Sylvester Enoghase  -  Senior Correspondent   The Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Mr. Benjamin Dikki has declared that the…

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