Minimum wage: Federal secretariat under lock and key

  The seven-day warning strike ordered by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has paralysed activities at federal secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday, being the first day. Public and civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stayed away from their offices, which remained under lock and key. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents,

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Offices, Fuel Stations to be Shut Midnight Wednesday, Says Labour

  Members of the organised labour have said that their decision to proceed on a warning strike effective midnight Wednesday is because of the unilateral suspension of negotiations on minimum wage by the Federal Government. Addressing journalists on behalf of Labour stakeholders and affiliate unions, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba

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NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission of Hijacked Vessel, Crew Members

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in Rivers State to ensure that they are found and released unconditionally. Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the Director

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FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening timetable for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the different cadres. The corps public education officer, Bisi Kazeem, made the screening timetable available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. NAN reports that the

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VP Osinbajo presides over special meeting on minimum wage

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday presided over the Economic Management Team (EMT) meeting meant to discuss the controversial issue of minimum wage. The meeting at the Presidential Villa was attended by the following ministers: Zainab Ahmed (finance), Udo Udoma (budget and national planning), Okechukwu Enelamah (industry, trade and investment), Chris Ngige

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