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Guy Ryder

2 Nov
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on economies, the need for a human-centred recovery from the crisis by nations has been emphasised.
28 Oct
Unless the world adopts universal availability of COVID-19 vaccines by ending ‘vaccine apartheid’, the global economic recovery will be much slower than expected, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation ...
5 Oct
The popular refrain that teachers’ reward are in heaven, as acknowledgment that they are at the wrong end of the national reward stick, rings true today as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark Teachers’ Day.
22 Jun
Race for survival, corporate greed and abuse of rights are the practices that are pushing the frontiers of child labour to a new level.
11 Aug 2020
All the 187 member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO), have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
4 Aug 2020
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) says all its 187 member States, have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
30 Jul 2020
To ensure a better world environment post-COVID-19 pandemic, global leaders have suggested ways to tackle the vulnerabilities associated with the outbreak.   The leaders, which comprise Heads of State and Government, and prominent global employers’ and trade union leaders, identified some of the vulnerabilities as lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality, and climate…
1 May 2020
The 2020 edition of the May Day celebration will come as the most uneventful in a long while. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba and his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart, Quadri Olaleye, will deliver their addresses through zoom today.
14 Apr 2020
The ravaging COVID-19 epidemic may wipe out about 195 million full time jobs or 6.7 per cent of working hours globally in the second quarter of 2020, a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
7 Apr 2020
The rampaging Coronavirus, otherwise called COVID-19, crept into the consciousness of the world without much fanfare. The initial response was lackadaisical as the world thought a simple containment in the quiet, yet busy town of Wuhan....
7 Apr 2020
The need to treat seafarers with “dignity and respect” during COVID-19 crisis has been emphasized by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).The ILO urged that the seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’, and be exempted from travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
27 Mar 2020
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has disclosed that about 25 million people would become unemployed, while over $3.4 trillion income would be lost to the novel coronavirus globally.


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Australia's George Kambosos used a high-energy attack and a stinging overhand right to become the unified lightweight boxing champion with a shocking split decision victory over Teofimo Lopez on Saturday night in New York.
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Chinese police have captured a North Korean prisoner who staged a daring escape from jail in October and had been on the run for more than forty days, authorities said Sunday.
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Quadri Aruna of Nigeria and Truls Moregard of Sweden in action during the men's singles quarterfinal match of the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP)Quadri Aruna is out of the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals after losing to Sweden’s Truls Moregard in…
41 mins ago
Novak Djokovic and Nikola Cacic lost a dramatic deciding tie-break in their doubles rubber as Serbia suffered a shock defeat by Germany in the Davis Cup Finals, while Daniil Medvedev helped the Russian Tennis Federation to an opening win.
50 mins ago
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) and Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have signed a N2.5 billion Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the hosting of this year’s Zuma Film Festival (ZUFF).