Nigeria moves to eliminate child labour in four years
Specific actions aimed at eliminating child labour would be identified, implemented and sustained between 2021 and 2025 under the auspices of the National Policy and National Action Plan on the Elimination of Child Labour.
Nigeria, others charged on seafarers, aircrew COVID-19 vaccination
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on Nigeria and other countries to prioritise seafarers and aircrew in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination programmes.
NLC, centre move against gender-based violence in workplaces
The prevalence of gender-based violence and harassment is high in the workplace in the country due to non-ratification, adoption and domestication of the International Labour Organisation ....
Telecom workers threaten to disrupt network services nationwide
Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has threatened to shut down network services nationwide over alleged anti-labour practices by Huawei
MURIC demands transparency in FG’s 774,000 jobs process
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has demanded transparency in the implementation of 774,000 jobs flagged off recently as one of the job creation projects of the Federal Government for the employment of Nigerians in all the 774 local government Areas in the country.
Women, low-paid workers disproportionately affected by pandemic, says ILO
A new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has disclosed that the wages of women and low-paid workers have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
‘We remain committed to renewable energy, human capacity development’
Oil major, Total E&P Nigeria Limited has expressed confidence in maintaining a profitable financial year amid the harsh business terrain occasioned with the Covid 19 pandemic, even as it reaffirms commitment to renewable energy and human capacity development.
Nigeria, ILO, NECA move against child labour
In order to achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aims to eliminate all forms of child labour by 2025, African governments must accelerate actions against child labour, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Regional Director for Africa, Mrs. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, has said.
Elizabeth Ajetunmobi: To have a better society, we need to focus more on the family institution
I used to teach at an international school here in Lagos and my experience in teaching little children was very fulfilling. While working in the education sector, I had the opportunity to meet different domestic staff that would come to get the children...