Alade Bashir Lawal
NECA seeks policy stability in new administration
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has called on the Federal Government to ensure sustained commitment on the stability of economic policies, social investment programmes and deepening of engagement with the private sector in President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term. While stating some of the business implications of Buhari’s re-election, NECA advised that issues of politics…
Civil servants fear diversion of N14.3bn NEPZA fund
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, has raised an alarm over moves by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, to allegedly divert about N14.37 billion of the Nigerian Export Processing Zones (NEPZA), to the Nigeria Special Economic Zone Investment Company Limited (NSEZCO). It said the amount was a budget meant…
Labour suspends strike, commends government for paying salary arrears
The organised labour has suspended the nationwide strike, which it planned to begin yesterday. This followed the commencement of the payment of their outstanding salaries and allowances by the Federal Government.
Labour rejects call to privatise Queen’s College
Speaking in Lagos yesterday, the ASCSN Secretary-General, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal, regretted that the outbreak of diarrhea at Queen’s College, Lagos, had provided impetus for renewed calls for the privatisation of Unity Schools.
Labour tackles FG over alleged plan to sack 3,500 workers
Organised labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has condemned alleged plan by the Federal Government to sack 3,500 public workers under the guise that their appointments were irregular and unauthorised.
Crisis brews in NHIS over allegations of illegal recruitment of staff
A major industrial unrest is looming at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) over alleged illegal recruitment and secondment of staffers into the Scheme.
Public workers task government over salary payment
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps to pay the outstanding salaries and allowances of thousands of workers, The group lamented that its members are hungry and passing through very hard times.