Unending struggle for new minimum wage
The contestation that has characterised the 2018 negotiation of a new national new minimum wage for the country is unprecedented. From the initial contact between labour and government in 2016, when the present wage floor was due for renegotiation to the declaration of the tripartite committee negotiation ‘sine die’ by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige....
President Buhari returns to Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from New York where he participated in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.He aslo attended other official engagements on the sideline of the UNGA73 between Sept. 24 and Sept. 29.
Labour may suspend strike action tomorrow as NASU, medical workers join
There are strong indications that the labour movement and its allies will suspend the on-going strike action tomorrow. The Guardian exclusively gathered in Abuja yesterday that this follows an assurance by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari...
Labour gives condition for ending strike
The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.
N29m scam allegation against Abba Kyari false – Presidency
The Presidency last night debunked the allegation that the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, collected millions of naira bribe to award a contract for the supply of vehicles. Dismissing the reports, the Presidency in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said the…
Abba Kyari knocks FG over poor police salary, funding
An assistant commissioner of police and head of the Nigerian Police's Intelligence Response Team (IRT) Abba Kyari has decried the poor funding of the force. Kyari, famous for leading the team that arrested the alleged notorious kidnapper Chukwudi Onuamadike, aka Evans, said Nigerian police officers were poorly paid and only have access to "less than…
Senate flays presidency, fuel marketers seek tax holiday
The Senate yesterday condemned reports attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, suggesting that the failure to pay subsidy debts
Painful exit of a gallant cop
The Intelligence Response Team (IRT) under the watch of an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Abba Kyari at the weekend, lost one of its gallant officers, Sergeant
PANDEF: People in government disrupted our General Assembly meeting in Port Harcourt
When we decided to probe further, we discovered it was Rotimi Amaechi, Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa State, alongside Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, who really stopped the meeting.
APC: Too little, too late
For the first time in over two years, President Muhammadu Buhari confidently presided over the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).