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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…
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…

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September 10 of every year is dedicated to preventing suicide in our society. The 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day theme is “Creating Hope through Action.” The World Health Organization estimates that about 703,000 people die from suicide every year. That translates to about one suicide death every 44 seconds and 1,926 deaths every day. The…
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Leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Kwara South have protested an alleged exclusion of members of the zone from the party’s Presidential Campaign Council.