NSITF lauds ILO on sustenance of global social security
Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), has lauded the International Labour Organisation (ILO), for the institutionalisation of social security initiatives that have impacted positively on the working class.
Challenges of bridging skills gap in technical fields
Achieving sustainable development requires integrative approaches that embed formal and informal education.While Nigeria is making efforts to encourage technical and vocational training, as part of steps to tackle unemployment....
NECA president, Mohammed Yinusa, is dead
President and Chairman of Council, Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA), Dr. Mohammed Yinusa is dead. He died Wednesday, 3rd July 2019. Details of his death are still sketchy. He will be buried according to Islamic rites today, 4th July in Lagos. Yinusa was part of the delegates at the just-concluded centenary celebration of the International…
Expand tax net, not VAT, to increase IGR, NECA tells governments
The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has called on state governments to engage in an aggressive taxpayer enlightenment as well as expansion of their tax net to increase their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
NCC plans additional communication centres nationwide
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has planned to launch a number of Emergency Communications Centres (ECC) across the country.
Robotics and the challenge of job creation
One modern phenomenon that is sending fears down the spines of labour unions across the world is robotics. Robotics is a genre of automation and engineering field that is fast replacing human physical strength in the production of goods and services. In modern airports around the world, automation has taken the place of human beings…
Ngige’s many battles, eye opener for new labour minister
As the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, bows out of the ministry tomorrow, Wednesday, he would be remembered for battles he fought against employers, labour unions, and centres.
Truck owners hail removal of Navy, others from controlling Apapa traffic
Truck owners have lauded the Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Naval and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port.
Foundation to award scholarship to 50 girls
Predictable Future Foundation (PFF) has said 50 of the 500 girls expected to attend its 2019 annual girls conference on Thursday...
NSITF: NLC’s rift with Labour Minister
It is now in the public space that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is kicking against the inauguration of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Relief for workers as new minimum wage berths
It has been a tortuous two years journey for the new minimum wage to finally become a reality. While labour and Nigerian workers reserve the right to drown themselves in momentary ecstasy, the way it impacts their lives may be of greater importance in the days to come. President Muhammadu Buhari may have famously signed…