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16 Feb 2015
MEMBERS of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), at the weekend described last Thursday’s botched election of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as an embarrassment.    In a statement signed on-behalf of MWUN by its President-General, Emmanuel Tony Nted, the union demanded for a thorough investigation into the alleged printing of multiple ballot papers with different…
16 Feb 2015
THE President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Ademola Olorunfemi has been appointed to the CG-LA Advisory Board for the 2015 Strategic Top 100 Global Infrastructure Report. The Executive Director of CG-LA Inc., a United States-based Infrastructure Research and Development organization, said Olorunfemi’s appointment was informed by his valuable participation…
16 Feb 2015
THE struggle over where the secretariat of the refunding process of 10% subscription fee to the failed Kriston-Lally/Nigeria Labour Congress mass housing scheme should be located is delaying refunding to subscribers.  Before the crises rocking the scheme began, the refunding procedure was domiciled in the Kriston-Lally office and superintended over by the management of the…
16 Feb 2015
CISCO, leader in Information Technology has appointed Siyabonga Madyibi to the new position of Government Affairs Director for Africa.  This is Cisco’s first Government Affairs position for the continent.     In this new role Siyabonga, who has over 14 years’ experience in telecom policy, will lead Cisco’s government affairs and public policy strategy in…
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11 Feb 2015
  THERE are many diverse ways the government promotes workers interests beyond salary increments, the Minister of Labour and Productivity Turaki Tanimu has said.  Speaking at the on going 11th delegates’ conference in Abuja, the Minister submitted that the Jonathan administration has demonstrated its willingness to ensure workers have access to more disposable income by…
11 Feb 2015
TO equip them with the right tools to report as citizens during the forthcoming general elections, the federal government has commenced the training of young Nigerians in technology tools. The training was organised by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The training, according to organisers,…
11 Feb 2015
BARELY few weeks after obtaining ISO/ IEC 17025:2005 accreditations from the US government, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) again hit the international limelight on Tuesday, as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced the selection of   the agency’s food laboratory as Africa Regional Designated Centre (RDC) for Food…
11 Feb 2015
TOTAL Exploration and Production (TEPENG) has empowered at least 5,000 people in Egi community in Ogba/Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers State through its Small Medium Enterprises (SME) programme.   The Deputy Managing Director of the company Nicolas Brunet disclosed this recently during a press conference on promoting enterprises development in Egi community.   Represented…
11 Feb 2015
FIRST City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, has partnered with House of Tara International to launch an economic empowerment initiative for women known as the Beauty Business On the Go (BBOG).     The initiative is aimed at empowering women to become entrepreneurs so as to enable them realise their aspirations through the solid platform provided by…
11 Feb 2015
THE Edo State chapters of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) said welfare of its members remain their priorities and would therefore vote for those candidates ready to improve the welfare of workers in the state, in the forthcoming general elections.     They stated this during a joint meeting with…
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9 Feb 2015
THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) has berated political parties for not including core labour issues in their manifestoes or as part of the major issues campaigns are centered around.     The President of TUC, Bobboi Kaigama, who stated this in Abuja at an interactive session with presidential candidates of major political parties, observed that no…
9 Feb 2015
THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has advised politicians and their followers in the country to allow the Abuja Peace     Accord that was brokered by the international community and signed by the presidential candidates of 14 political parties to work. Speaking at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting…

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the excuse of security threats pushed by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has no bearing on the ongoing currency swap across the country.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no single government can solve the mirage of problems confronting Nigeria, noting that it will take the combined efforts of successive governments to achieve.
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The Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) has commenced investigation into allegations of data breach by Guarantee Trust and Zenith Banks.
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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend met with a rich crop of Kwara Professionals resident in Lagos, debriefing them on the journey since 2019, the measurable strides of his administration across different sectors, and his vision for the state when re-elected in the 2023 ballot. The briefing was a continuation of the Governor’s…
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*Blames national assembly for country’s rising debt woes *Says reckless borrowing responsible for Nigeria’s policy challenges *Plans orientation exercise for 10th National Assembly Civil Society Organizations, (CSOs) have raised concern over Nigeria’s rising debt profile describing it a ‘debt trap’ already worsening the country’s crisis ridden economy and costing the nation its foreign assets. The…