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18 Nov
The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has described the proposed 3.3 per cent increase in revenue allocation to the third tier of government as inadequate.
8 Dec 2020
The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has bemoaned the removal of allowances of its members from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).  In a communique issued at the end of its 44th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, which took place at its national secretariat at the University of Abuja, the National President…
29 Nov 2020
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) has suspended a factional leader of the group, Usman Muhammad Jahun over an alleged illegal collection of over N1b
9 Oct 2020
•Bayelsa vows to resist water resources bill •Decommission facilities in N’Delta, ERA tells Shell Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, says there is an urgent need to review the existing revenue allocation formula in favour of states and councils in the country. When the National Executive Council (NEC) of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria…
5 Apr 2020
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it will shelve its proposed strike to support the fight against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic across the country.
23 Nov 2019
Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) have called on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign his position.
12 Nov 2019
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has issued a two-week ultimatum to the Nasarawa State Government to halt deductions of its members’ salaries in High Courts or risk industrial action.
27 Aug 2019
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has ordered the immediate reorganisation of the secretariat of the congress. Rising from its meeting in Kano recently, the organ also ratified the retirement of Dr Peter Ozo-Eson while appointing Emmanuel Ogboaja as his replacement.
3 Aug 2019
Organised labour has decried the unabated security challenges in the country, saying that the situation is fast depleting the country’s human capital.
25 Feb 2019
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), at the weekend, took up a campaign to alert the public on the security investigations over fake $100 bills, allegedly imported from India into the country.    ABCON President, Dr. Aminu Gwadabe, who disclosed the development to financial journalists after the group’s National Executive Council…
13 Feb 2019
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its strike nationwide. The poly lecturers had embarked on industrial action two months ago over the Federal Government’s failure to implement agreements reached with the union in 2017. Addressing journalists at the end of its national executive council (NEC) emergency meeting yesterday in Abuja, the president, Usman…
18 Sep 2018
Inconsistencies by representatives of the Federal Government on the minimum wage committee may be a ploy to delay the take-off of a new wage in the country, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), has said.  The senior staff union of the Nigerian universities warned the Federal and state governments not to overtask the…


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