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25 Jan 2019
The Senate and House of Representatives have started debates on the National Minimum Wage Bill. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu presided over the Senate session, while Speaker Yakubu Dogara presided over the House of Representatives. Ekweremadu explained that contrary to reports that the Federal Government proposed N30, 000 for federal and N27, 000 for state…
1 Jan 2019
Timothy Olawale takes over Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), from Segun Oshinowo, who was in the saddle for 19 years as the director-general. In this interview with Collins Olayinka of our Abuja Bureau, Olawale, whose tenure begins today, January 1, 2019, unveils his agenda. Excerpts:  Taking over from someone of Segun Oshinowo’s calibre and his…
20 Nov 2018
The Association of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE), an umbrella body for manufacturers in the Food, Beverage and Tobacco industry in Nigeria, has bemoaned the action of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), on the closure of its member companies in the industrial sector. The union said the closure of these companies was an…
15 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA), has expressed shock and utter dismay at the gruff actions and uncivil behaviour of Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabiamila, in shutting down the offices and business premises of Nigeria Breweries Plc across the nation. The association expressed shock that the new helmsman at…
13 Nov 2018
As part of efforts to tackle the high rate of unemployment, the Edo State Government is collaborating with the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), to develop skills on job creation in the country. Specifically, the initiative, through the NECA-ITF Technical Skills Development Project (TSDP), is aimed at improving and developing skills of the citizens of…
1 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), and Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), have pledged to deepen their collaboration for the success of the Employees Compensation Scheme.    Speaking when he received the out-going Director General of NECA, Olusegun Oshinowo, in Abuja, the Managing Director of NSITF, Adebayo Somefun, lauded NECA for providing the institutional…
18 Mar 2018
Director General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr. OLUSEGUN OSHINOWO, says failure of the Lagos State government to reconsider the controversial new land use law would be tyrannical, and capable of stifling entrepreneurship and inhibit small businesses. He spoke to VICTOR GBONEGUN. The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) is of the view that the…
16 Jun 2016
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a 16-day ultimatum to banks who were alleged to have retrenched workers without following due process.
30 Mar 2015
THE Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has decried alleged plans by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to embark on criminal prosecution of some corporate organisations. Director General of NECA, Olusegun Oshinowo, explained at the weekend that while it is in order for the CPC to denounce any form of consumer rights abuses in any sector…


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