Labour/Industrial News

So SAD! Many Residents Missing As Pipeline Explodes In Delta State

There was confusion in Delta State on Thursday after an explosion affected the Nigeria Gas Company pipeline at the Ugbokodo community, near the Warri Refinery in Okpe Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that some residents, including children, who fled into the bush following the raging fire ...

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‘Why Queues Are Resurfacing’- Oil Marketers Speak

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Thursday said that petrol allocations by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to Ibadan Depot was grossly inadequate. Alhaji Raimi Tayo, Chairman, Ibadan Depot of IPMAN, lamented that independent marketers hardly loaded 12 trucks daily. Tayo said that the situation was ...

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Why FG Paid Ex-Presidents N40million Each – SGF, Mustapha Reveals During Senate Session

While speaking at the 2018 budget defence session before members of the Senate committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, on Thursday Boss Mustapha, explained why the federal government paid N40 million to former presidents, instead of buying vehicles as prescribed by law. According to Premium Times, the Secretary to ...

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FG Made N909 Billion From VAT In 2017

Between October 2016 and September 2017, the federation account received a total inflow of N908.9bn in Value Added Tax receipts from the Federal Inland Revenue Service, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed. An analysis of the VAT report obtained from the NBS showed that the amount ...

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“Men With Many Wives Live Longer Than Those With Just One” — 91 Year Old Man, Tanko Yakasai

91-year-old elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, who hails from Yakasai town in Kano State, in an exclusive interview, He declared that men with two wives or more live longer than those with only one woman in their lives. Here are excerpts from the chat; You have many wives and children. Many ...

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New Minimum Wage To Be Introduced This Year- Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is desirous to give Nigerian workers an enhanced pay package this year. He said the thinking of the Federal Government was to approve a minimum wage that would be acceptable to all stakeholders. Ngige stated this ...

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‘Federal Government Has Created 8m Blue Collar Jobs’- Ngige, Minister Of Labour Speaks

Minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has created over eight million jobs in less than three years. Ngige said the jobs were mostly blue collar jobs, which he said was the main hub in employment generation today. He said farming, carpentry, ...

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Marketers Give Conditions To Sell Petrol At N145

​ The cost of petrol in the pricing template that is currently being reviewed will be determined by the rate of foreign exchange, oil marketers have said. According to them, marketers will only import Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, if the rate of forex is suitable enough to ...

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Kogi: Governor Bello Sacks 1,774 workers, 8 Perm Secs

The compulsory retirement of eight permanent secretaries, some directors and dismissal of 1, 774 others from the state civil service, was announced by the Kogi state government on Sunday.   According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the affected staff were served their letters, which were signed by the ...

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Half salary: Osun workers set to begin indefinite strike

Organised labour in Osun State has directed workers in the state to proceed on indefinite strike on Wednesday over payment of modulated salaries by the state government. Chairman of Osun Chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),  Mr. Jacob Adekomi gave the directive on Friday at a joint news conference of labour ...

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