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9 Jul 2015
IN an almost unprecedented drive to put as many qualified Northern professionals and candidates as possible back to work and as well as resuscitate the economy of the region, Jobberman, has helped put thousands of qualified Nigerians in paid employment in Northern Nigeria
Kaigama-BALA
9 Jul 2015
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has expressed dismay over alleged subtle campaigns by “hired analysts” nudging the present administration to transfer the 104 Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) to State Governments.
8 Jul 2015
The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has urged the federal government to provide a linkage between the National Housing Fund (NHF) and the Contributory Pension Fund Scheme to enable workers to access the funds for housing mortgages. The association stressed that such linkage is the way the funds would have meaningful impact on…
8 Jul 2015
The proposal by the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) to get accreditation for some of its programmes got a boost recently as the National Universities Commission (NUC) sets up a Committee to facilitate the implementation. The institute, led by its second Vice Chairman, Adedapo Adekoje, had last week visited the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission,…
8 Jul 2015
MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over alleged eight months unpaid salaries to over 2500 dockworkers engaged as tally clerks and onboard security men at all ports formations nationwide. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, President-General of the union, Anthony Emmanuel Nted, explained that the union would…
8 Jul 2015
Human resources stakeholders have emphasised the need for organisations to provide a good employees’ welfare to enable them to contribute significantly to economic development. According to the professionals at the 13th yearly conference of the Lagos State Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), recently, human resource personnel are well positioned…
World Bank Group
7 Jul 2015
THE need for the world to engender an all-inclusive social protection to cover the poorest of the poor by global institutions has been stressed by the International Labour Organization (ILO).  The ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, said the World Bank Group and the ILO share a vision of social protection for all, a world where…
6 Jul 2015
PETRALON Energy has announced the appointment of Mutiu Sunmonu and Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede as Chairman and Non-Executive Director (respectively) on board Petralon Energy Limited.   Sunmonu is the former Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria with an oil and gas career spanning over 36…
6 Jul 2015
WITH the sole aim of combating crime and corruption in line with the posture of the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector General of Police, Soloman Arase; and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), have agreed for closer collaboration in the area of personnel training, to the benefit of…
6 Jul 2015
DOCKWORKERS in the nation’s maritime industry have threatened to down tools over alleged months of unpaid salaries by a stevedoring company. Specifically, the workers under the agies of dockworker arm of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, maintained that they are ready to cripple operations in the nation’s seaports over months of unpaid salaries by…
6 Jul 2015
THE United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Airtel have entered into a partnership aimed at increasing access to social change related information and provide opportunities for participation whilst pushing forward U-Report, an innovative project supported by UNICEF. Commenting on the initiative, Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, said the company is committed…
6 Jul 2015
THE Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG), Babs Omotowa, has explained said that the sustained commitment of the University of Ilorin to excellence was responsible for its choice as one of the six beneficiaries of the company’s University support initiative. Omotowa spoke through the company’s General Manager, External Affairs, Dr.…

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