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16 Jun 2015
THE International Labour Organization (ILO) has adopted a new international labour standard that is expected to help hundreds of millions of workers and economic units move out of informality and into the formal economy.
16 Jun 2015
BETTER days may have come the way of injured workers as plans are underway by the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) to establish rehabilitation centres across the country.
16 Jun 2015
Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has won the African Investor (Ai) Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year award. The award was announced at the Ai CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summit in Cape Town, South Africa last week. According to a statement by the bank, the Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards…
16 Jun 2015
As a way of boosting the quality of its personnel, the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, to train young Nigerians about the power sector. The capacity building agreement is being promoted by Vigeo Power Academy, an arm of Vigeo Power Limited, which…
16 Jun 2015
THE Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) is determined to engage the new administration of President Mohammed Buhari and the Directorate of the National Youth Corps Scheme (NYSC) on the need to integrate capital market operations into the entrepreneurial scheme of NYSC to avail the fresh graduates a more comprehensive exposure to the capital market operations.
16 Jun 2015
THE Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has elected new officers to steer the affairs of the Institute for the next two years, following the successful conduct of its 23rd yearly general meeting.
16 Jun 2015
Amadi says no crisis, moves to stop transfer of high collection losses to consumers Following the abrupt resignation of one of the Commissioners at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), President Muhammadu Buhari may have started shopping for another professional to fill the position. NERC’s management is made up a Chairman, Vice Chairman and 5 other…
16 Jun 2015
Ecobank Group’s Chairman, Emmanuel Ikhazoboh, has lauded the recent appointment of Ade Ayeyemi as the group’s new Chief Executive Officer with effect from September 1.
16 Jun 2015
ONE of the major contradistinctions in the world of work is the one that exist between youth unemployment, forced labour and child labour.
15 Jun 2015
A CIVIL rights group, the Centre for Social Justice, has petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), to investigate the appointment and activities of the Nigeria Export and Import (NEXIM) bank’s Executive Director for Business Development, which they described as undeserving. In a letter addressed to the ICPC and signed by Ikpa Isaac on behalf…
11 Jun 2015
Piqued by the low exposure to information technology among girls and women, Intel Corporation Nigeria has embarked on an ICT based skills acquisition training aimed at improving the trend. Specifically, the computer firm resolved to achieve this through an enlightenment programme tagged, ‘She will connect’ scheme. ‘She will connect’, according to the firm is a…
11 Jun 2015
THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is to review current deployments at Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) to ensure that only officers who meet the requirements of civility are retained.


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Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced that some associates of key presidential aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) have offered him Vice President slot.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
2 hours ago
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
2 hours ago
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
4 hours ago
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…