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ASUU strike: Details of FG meeting with union…

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume talks next week to resolve the ongoing strike by university teachers. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment,…

Pay my workers N33,000 minimum wage – Atiku…

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has directed the implementation of N33,000 minimum wage to all employees in his companies. The directive was issued to…

How we arrived at new minimum wage for…

“The government’s figure,N20,700 is still there. The 1B is the Organised Private Sector and so on. That was how we arrived at figures for our negotiations…” After the horse-trading between the government and Nigerian workers…

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Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh…

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue,…

I Left Teaching To Ride Keke – Sisi…

Being a woman in a man’s world is a challenge and many women are taking up the challenge. Women with the encouragement of government as well as non-governmental agencies have begun taking up more opportunities…

Nigeria Air: FG finally explains status of national…

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project followed due process and is currently at procurement stage awaiting approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Sirika also discredited claims…

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New minimum wage: Why we called off strike…

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Enugu State, Comrade Virginius Nwobodo, has explained why labour halted the planned strike despite non immediate implementation of the new minimum wage. Nwobodo in an interview with…

BREAKING: Buhari approves N30,000 as new minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. He gave his approval while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa,…