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The Invisible President And Our Killing Fields

The Invisible President And Our Killing Fields

The statistics are getting grimmer and there is no end in sight to the rampant violence and mindless killings that blight the landscape. So many parts of the country have become killing fields. And nobody is safe anymore, anywhere. From the terrorism of Boko Haram and rampaging armed bandits to the killer herdsmen and kidnappers,


ASUU Ends Three Months Old Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has directed its members to return to the classrooms immediately.This follows the suspension of the three months old strike embarked upon by the university lectures.National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi gave the directive at the end of a meeting between the leadership of the union and

National Council of States Approves N27,000 Minimum wage

The National Council of States has at its meeting held today in Abuja, approved N27,000 minimum wage for the country, as a minimum wage bill is expected to be sent to the National Assembly on Wednesday. Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, also announced that an additional N3,000 has been approved for federal workers, making theirs


Why ASUU May Call-Off Strike This Week

There are indications that the strike embarked upon by university lecturers, which has paralysed academic activities in the universities nationwide will soon be called off. The Federal Government on Monday reached an agreement with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU to resolve the industrial action.   Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris


FG, ASUU Back to Negotiating Table

By Jessica Oshomagbe   The federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU have gone back to the negotiating table to find means of ending the strike embarked upon by university lecturers. The federal government delegation led by the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, is expected to negotiate with ASUU executives


Minimum Wage: Strike Suspended As Govt Endorses N30,000

The federal government, following a protracted negotiation, has agreed to pay the N30,000 earlier agreed at the tripartite committee meeting chaired by Amma Pepple.  The agreement reached late Monday has softened the hard stance by government which got an injunction restraining labour from embarking on the strike planned strike. Therefore the initial stand of the

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The Minimum Wage Challenge

[ctt template=”11″ link=”8570G” via=”no” ]there are indications that some states government may not be able to pay the new minimum wage of N56, 000,[/ctt]     As the clamour by organised labour unions in the country for an upward review of the minimum wage returns to the front burner, there are indications that some states

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