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Muslims celebrates as Lagos govt approves use of hijab in schools
Posted by Admin: The controversy over the use of hijab by Muslim students may have been rested temporarily pending the final verdict of the Supreme Court as the Lagos State Government approves the use of hijab (head and body covering for females) in public schools in the state. The approval.....
Bill to raise teachers’ retirement age passes second reading
The hope of some teachers in Primary and secondary schools serving till 70 years before retirement age may have been boosted with the recent consideration of a bill raising retirement age of teachers at the floor of Adamawa House of Assembly. The bill moving the retirement age from 60 to.....
Law- makers move to remove age as employment condition
…sponsor blames ASSU and others The hope of job seekers to getting employment of choice without fear of their being shortlisted due to age may become a thing of past as the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed for second reading, a bill seeking to abolish age barrier in government.....
Ebonyi Gov. opposes N30,000 minimum wage,says “95 per cent of states can’t pay”
Posted by Admin: The desire of workers in Nigeria to receive N30,000 minimum wage may have hit rocks as Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State declared recently in Abakaliki that 95 per cent of states in the country cannot pay the proposed N30, 000 minimum wage . Mr Umahi, who.....
Presidency denies Buhari endorsed N30,000 minimum wage
The Presidency on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage was misinterpreted by the media. Mr Buhari had received the highly anticipated report from the committee’s chairman,Amal Pepple, on Tuesday. A presidential source, who preferred.....
Abike Dabiri nominated to head Diaspora Commission
… Ronke Shokefun to replace Olabode Akin Mustapha at NDIC President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his senior special adviser on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri, as chairperson of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission. The appointment was conveyed in a letter to the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday. “In compliance.....
Buhari appoints new ICRC boss, nominates six for NBS board
Posted by Admin: President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate the name of Chidi Uzowa for confirmation as Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission. Mr Uzowa’s nomination was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday. The letter reads, “In accordance with section 21.....
Buhari submits 2019-2021 MTEF to Senate
…says 2019 budget progressing President Muhammudu Buhari has assured the Nigeria senate of efforts being made to deliver on the 2019 budget as he sends the 2019-2021 Midium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper(FSP). According to the Buhari,Works on the 2019 budget is ‘progressing well,’. This is contained.....
Labour suspends strike as panel submits report to Buhari today
…two figures of N24,000 and N30,000 to be considered as minimum wage The proposed natiowide strike action towards a new national minimum wage and scheduled to commence on tuesday by the organised labour has called off. The action calling off the proposed industrial action was announce National Chairman of the.....
Minimum Wage: Labour Unions vows to continue with strike despite court order
Posted by Admin: The organized Labour in Nigeria have vowed to press on with her planned strike despite a court order granted by Justice Sanusi Kado The strike as scheduled will commence from November 6 if the government refuses to meet their demands on a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers......
APC Crises: Oshiomhole to Okorocha, you are an ’embarrassment’
…Uzodinma gets nod of party The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has attacked the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, and that of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, calling them “emperors.” Oshimohole stated this while addressing a press conference on Friday in Abuja,in reaction.....
Court stops NLC, TUC’s planned strike
...Concilliation meeting holds on sunday The planned indefinite national strike by the organized labour in Nigeria comprising of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress(TUC) may have hit the rocks following an order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria stopping same. Justice Sanusi Kado, on Friday in Abuja,.....

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