Tackle unemployment, poverty to fight insecurity, workers urge governments
To save Nigeria from a looming catastrophe, government at all levels have been urged to take urgent steps to address economic challenges that have been proven to be root causes of insecurity in the country.
‘Give structured public loans to tackle rising debt burden’
To check rising rate of Nigeria’s debt profile, stakeholders have called for an urgent need to give in to well-structured public loans for projects only.
ASCSN urges FG to reconstitute SEC board
Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the board of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to enable it operate in line with global best practices. The association also stressed the need for the President to order that the report of the panel of inquiry set up by…
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…
Labour congratulates Buhari, wants minimum wage paid fast
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to and enforce the new minimum wage Act as soon as passed by the Senate. Mr Bashir Lawal, ASCSN Secretary-General, made the appeal on Thursday in Lagos in a congratulatory message to the president on his re-election. Lawal said…
Civil service groans under suspension of tenure system
The limitation of tenure of directors and permanent secretaries in the federal civil service to two terms of four years was meant to create vacancies...
Civil servants urge National Assembly to approve N30,000 minimum wage
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has enjoined the National Assembly to approve the N30,000 monthly national minimum wage as agreed by the tripartite committee.
Tackling unemployment through economic diversification
The claim that Nigeria is endowed with huge human and material resources is at variance with the rising acute unemployment, and under-employment challenges that confront the country. While there are various factors that have been blamed for the intractable development, observers have continued to point at poor leadership, lack of vision, unbridled corruption, and mismanagement…