Minimum Wage: FG urges organised labour to accept offer
The Federal Government has urged Organised Labour to accept the new minimum wage proposal, considering the capacity and ability of the government and the private sector to pay.
New 1,400-units underway as FG begins scheme in six states, Abuja
The most comprehensive effort yet, towards decreasing the housing gap in six States is now underway, with the apex mortgage agency and labour unions backing the scheme.Named ‘National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme for Nigerian Workers’, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria ...
NECA women entrepreneurs canvass single-digit loan
The NECA Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) has called on the Federal Government to urgently review the 15 per cent interest rate on loans granted its members, to improve participation and eradicate the growing level of poverty among women in Nigeria.
Presidency intensifies effort to convince Labour to end strike
The Presidency, yesterday, stepped up efforts to convince labour unions in the country to call off their strike, following the earlier meeting at which the government accepted their demand to reconvene the tripartite meeting on the proposed new national minimum wage.
CBN interest loan scheme will boost real sector, says NECA
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has said that the agreement reached by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the bankers’ committee to offer single-digit interest...
Compel banks to stop stamp duty deductions, NECA tells FG
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has again called on the Federal Government to compel commercial banks to discontinue the deduction of N50 as stamp duties from the accounts of customers.
Egyptian council accredits NECA training body to boost firms’ competitiveness
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association’s Global Certification Limited (NGCL) has been accredited as the first indigenous certification body in Nigeria to provide certification and training services for companies locally and internationally by the Egyptian Accreditation Council (EGAC).
Employers warn govts against multiple taxes
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has urged state governments to operate within the ambit of the law by creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive and continue to contribute to the growth of the nation. The Director General of NECA, Olusegun Oshinowo, who disclosed that businesses in Nigeria are encumbered with the payment of…
Stakeholders cite repetition for rejection of new corporate governance code
Stakeholders yesterday at the public hearing and sensitization on Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (NCCG) 2018 in Lagos, rejected the draft, stating that most of the contents of the code were already in practice.
OPS cautions government against tax increase for businesses
The umbrella organisation of employers in the Organised Private Sector (OPS) of Nigeria, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has cautioned the Federal Government against increasing tax rate for organised businesses and employees.