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9 Feb 2015
THE Federal Government has approved and launched the operational guidelines for skills upgrading and vocational training centres across the country.    The Supervising Minister of Labour and Productivity, Kabiru Turaki, who launched the guidelines in Abuja, noted that the operational guidelines was also a testimony to government’s strong commitment to the reduction of poverty and…
9 Feb 2015
THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Scheme (NSITF) plans to strengthen its treatment and rehabilitation of injured workers, it Managing Director, Umar Abubakar has said. Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to the management of the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) in Kaduna, Abubakar stressed that NSITF does not stop at paying compensation to injured works,…
9 Feb 2015
 THE Central Bank of Nigeria ((CBN) has approved the appointment of Thomas A. Etuh and Alhaji Aminu Babangida as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the of Unity Bank Plc respectively.   According to a statement from the bank, signed by the Unit Head, Internal Communications and Brand Management, Ms. Ogechi Umez-Eronini, the approval was contained…
9 Feb 2015
IT is often said that the business of government is not to do business. Rather, to create conducive environment that woos investors and make businesses thrive.   Business owners and investors can tell that there is more to business environment than basic infrastructure and middle class population with purchasing power.   Specifically, there must be…
9 Feb 2015
CHEMSTAR Paints Industry Nigeria Limited has rewarded its loyal customers across the country with gift items and cash rewards.     The Group Managing Director, Chemstar Paints Industry Nigeria Limited, Aderemi Awode, explained that the move to reward distributors is intended to appreciate their efforts in building strong relationships with the company in a sustainable…
9 Feb 2015
IN 2007, when Abdulwahed Omar became the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Nigerians had attached a ‘messianic’ emblem to the NLC owing to its numerous struggles against continuous hike in the pump price of petroleum products.    Indeed, any level of attachment to the NLC automatically attracted empathy from Nigerians. Names of labour…
9 Feb 2015
THE United Kingdom based chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has cautioned politicians against either more or less employment regulation. The group explained that more or less regulation is likely to have little impact on UK labour market outcome. Meanwhile, they argued that the year 2014 delivered growth but 2015 must be a year…
9 Feb 2015
THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has charged political parties and their supporters to always abide by the rules in the interest of the nation. President of TUC, Bobboi Bala Kaigama in a statement issued at the weekend urged politicians to also play by the rule of the game “because we cannot afford to…
9 Feb 2015
CHAMS Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of some changes in the management of the company in fulfillment of an orderly leadership transition required of publicly traded companies. Founded in 1985, Chams transited from a privately held company into a public liability company in 2008.   The founding Managing Director, Demola Aladekomo, who…
9 Feb 2015
THE Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar N. Onyema, has been named the most innovative Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the year in recognition of his ‘tremendous role in the development of the Nigerian capital market’.   The award was presented at the inauguration ceremony of the ninth President of the…
MIMIKO
4 Feb 2015
TO realise the desired dream of having a well-trained and highly employable crop of educated youths that are needed to drive the economic and industrial development of growing societies like Nigeria, Ondo State Governor; Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has recommended that government strategy must focus on merging access and standard in the process of education delivery.…
4 Feb 2015
Why govt lawyers may go on strike  THE Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has begun a training programme for lawyers on the rights of persons with disabilities and key populations in the country.  The Federal Government lawyers in the federal ministry of justice said they will embark on indefinitely strike soon if their…

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International law and finance expert, Dr. Jennifer Douglas, has been nominated for the Wintrade Global Award under the Woman Icon of the year category and would speak at the Wintrade Global Women in Business Summit at the London House of Lords, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Douglas, who made the list of 100 Most Reputable Africans,…
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Following the death of the Abia PDP gubernatorial candidate Prof. Eleazar Uche Ikonne on January 25, 2022, and the subsequent directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh primary within 14 days to replace him, members of the Abia PDP State Caucus met today and zoned the vacant guber seat to Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, the home LGA of the late Prof. Uche Ikonne.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party...
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Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have reportedly subdued an armed robbery incident in Kabusa outskirts of the FCT.
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National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to confront the menace of substandard and falsified medicines in the country with the implementation of a pharmaceutical traceability strategy.