Stakeholders in the manufacturing sector have called on the Federal Government to reverse the proposed upward review of the excise duty rates on alcoholic beverages and tobacco from June 4, 2018.They submitted that it was with deep regret that this is happening at a time manufacturers in the industry...
Ngige warns NMA against interfering with health workers’ negotiations
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has warned the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to steer clear of negotiations between government and the striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).
Julius Berger boss, eulogises Nigerian professionals’ technical skills
The Managing Director of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc., Wolfgang Goetsch has described the new EFCC Head Office Complex in Abuja as a proud ‘product of local content’ that exemplifies a “shining example of what can be achieved in Nigeria, by Nigerians for Nigeria”.
Social dialogue critical to creation of decent jobs, says ILO
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has stressed the critical role social dialogue plays in the creation of decent jobs and improved performance for business.In a report entitled, ‘building trust in a changing world of work’ was co-authored by the ILO and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
AMCON Chief, Kuru, others to speak at IoD fellows’ luncheon
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, is the guest speaker at this year’s fellows’ luncheon of the Institute of Directors Nigeria, themed “Determinants of Growth in Transition Economies.”
NAAT decries inadequate funding of education sector
The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has bemoaned inadequate allocation of funds for education sector in the country. In a communiqué issued at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) 36th regular meeting held at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria...
CIPM seeks governmet support on public sector certification
The Chairman, Lagos State Branch of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), Chidinma Obiejesi, has urged government to assist in ensuring that CIPM certification becomes a vital condition for employment, promotion, upgrade and salary increase in public sector.
NUPENG urges quick passage of other petroleum laws
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on the National Assembly to pass the other three petroleum laws pending before it. The National President of the union, Williams Akporeha, who stated this recently, also expressed concerns about the delay in passage of the three other components of the bill.
ICSAN tasks boards on organisational growth
An effective board evaluation has been described to assist highly successful boards to enhance their performance and improve their organization, as it help boards unlock its full potential as well as provide a yardstick for testing their performance against others, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria...
Greener economy to create 24 million jobs in 2030, says ILO
According to the flagship report of the global labour watch body, tagged ‘World employment and social outlook 2018: Greening with jobs’, action to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of six million elsewhere.
Anambra to revive over 200 skills acquisition, entrepreneurial centres
Anambra State is set to revive 200 government and private owned skills acquisition and entrepreneurial centers across the state, the Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Bonaventure Enemali has said.
Tetra Pak appoints Oshiokamele Aruna as first Nigerian Managing Director
Tetra Pak West Africa has confirmed the appointment of Oshiokamele Aruna as the new Managing Director of the company.The appointment of Mr. Aruna makes him the first Nigerian to attain the position in the history of Tetra Pak, the world’s leading processing and packaging solutions provider.