Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

Workers disrupt May Day rally in Abuja

Nigerian workers Monday disrupted the May Day rally at the Eagle Square in Abuja forcing the rally to end in chaos without the traditional match-pass by labour ...

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Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (left), receiving the Most Labour-freindly Governor award by the state’s Organized Labour from the state chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Virginus Nwobodo (right), and his Trade Union Congress counterpart, Comrade Igbokwe Chukwuma Igbokwe, during the 2017 Workers’ Day celebration at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu.

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Venezuela: President orders 60% pay rise for workers

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a 60% increase in the country’s minimum wage, effective from Monday. Including food subsidies, the ...

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Gombe govt set to implement N56,000 minimum wage – Gov. Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has assured the state’s civil servants that his government would immediately implement the proposed N56, 000 national minimum wage, if the federal government approves it. Mr. Dankwambo gave the assurance at the commemoration of 2017 Workers’ Day in Gombe on Monday. The governor was represented by his deputy, Charles Iliya, who is currently the acting governor...

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There’s only scanty details on govt use of recovered Abacha loot – World Bank

The World Bank has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it “cannot locate any additional information on the projects executed with recovered stolen public funds by the late General Sani Abacha.” ...

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Reps endorse independent candidacy for 2019 elections

The House of Representatives Special Ad hoc Committee on the review of the 1999 constitution has approved independent candidacy for elections in Nigeria ...

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Workers’ Day: NASS raises hopes on new minimum wage

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has reiterated the commitment of the National Assembly (NASS) to passing a new minimum wage bill ...

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Labour wants governors to stick to minimum wage agreement

Labour unions in Nigeria have insisted that state governors pay the national minimum wage, in spite of their economic challenges ...

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May Day celebrations: Gov. Ajimobi vows to clear salary arrears

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has promised to spare no effort in ensuring that the state clears the four-month salary arrears, assuring the workers ...

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Google, Facebook fall victims to $100m internet scam

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had ...

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