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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…

Post MDGs: UNMC urges targeting investment in youths’ skills

Reviewing  how the post- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) framework would help to focus more on local attention as well as improving the lives of the most vulnerable in the country,…

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

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

By Svlester Enoghase  / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The New Year message to Nigerian workers by the organized labour, under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union…

FG’s investment in youths’ skills‘ll enhance productivity in 2015 – Rafsanjani

The Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) , Auwal Musa Rafsanjani  has called on the three tiers of Governments, the Federal, States and Local  to target investments…

NASU decries pathetic condition of state, public libraries

The WAEC/Libraries and Others Trade Group Council of the Non-Academic Staff Union of educational and associated institutions (NASU)   has  urged the Federal and State Governments to devise a steady…

2015 Budget: TUC charges govt on youth unemployment

By Svlester Enoghase / Snr Correspondent Lagos   The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has charged  the Federal Government to priorotise the creation of employment opportunities for the nation’s teaming…

Make Safety at work your watchword, Ministry tells employers

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity has charged employers of labour to make Safety and health at work their watchword if they desire to have higher productivity. The Permanent…

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