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  • Agriculture

    KWSG distributes 3,000 protective kits to butchers, abattoir workers, others

    The Kwara Government on Friday in Ilorin commenced the distribution of 3,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to livestock farmers and value-chain operators in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture is a programme under the Livestock Productivity and Resilience Support Project (L-PRES). The distribution, which took place at the Olusola Saraki Abattoir at Akerebiata, was…

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    Keyamo pledges to priotise aviation workers’ well being

     The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Mr Festus Keyamo on Thursday,  pledged to prioritise the well-being of  members of staff  in the ministry. Keyamo made the pledge on Thursday in an opening remarks at the 2024  Joint Consultative and Negotiating Council (JCNC) of Aviation Workers and Stakeholders Sensitisation Conference. Represented by the ministry`s Permanent Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Meribole, the…

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  • Agriculture

    Food security: Stakeholders decry shortage of extension workers in Gombe

    Stakeholders in the agriculture sector in Gombe State on Wednesday decried shortage of agricultural extension workers in the state. They made their submission  during  the dissemination of community scorecard on smallholder women farmers’ access to extension services in the state. They urged the state government to  urgently  recruit more extension workers as a way of mitigating food insecurity through adequate…

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    Workers groan as downpour causes gridlock in Lagos

    Some Lagos workers on Wednesday lamented the persistent rainfall which is causing gridlock and flooding in many parts of the state. NAN reports that Lagos is experiencing consistent rainfall, which is causing gridlock and flooding in various parts of the city. Some workers who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the rain has led to hike…

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    NGF assures workers of better minimum wage

    The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has assured workers of a better new minimum wage from the ongoing negotiations between the government, private sector and organised labour. The governors gave the assurance in a communiqué signed by Gov.  AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, chairman of the forum after a meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. The forum promised continued engagement with key stakeholders…

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    Jigawa Govt recruits 300 animal health workers

    The Jigawa Government has recruited 300 Community-Based Animal Health Workers (CAHWs) in the state. Speaking at the inauguration  in Dutse, Gov. Umar Namadi said the workers are expected to provide mobile veterinary clinic services across the nooks and crannies of the state. He explained that the gesture also fits with of his administration’s development agenda of achieving sustained agricultural transformation…

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  • economy

    Investigate mass sack of CBN workers, group urges NASS

    The Conference of Autochthonous Ethnic Communities Development Association (CONECDA), has urged the National Assembly to investigate the recent mass sack of some workers of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Mr. Paul Dekete, the North Central Coordinator of CONECDA Youth Wing, made the request in a statement on Sunday in Jos. Dekete, who faulted the manner in which the affected…

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    Katsina Govt. recruited over 10,000 workers in 1yr – Radda

    Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State, on Friday, said that his administration had recruited at least 10,000 workers in the state since his assumption of office. Radda disclosed this during an interactive session with some journalists in Katsina, saying that the number comprised 7,300 teachers. According to him, his administration is giving the education sector more attention than other sectors…

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    Nigerian workers deserve living wage, ZLP tells FG

    The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Nigerian workers deserve living wage in order to cope with prevailing  economic realities and render quality service to the nation. The Lagos State Chairman of ZLP, Mr Adekunle Mode-Adenipebi, said  this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. Mode-Adenipebi, who was also the ZLP’s Lagos  gubernatorial candidate…

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    Construction workers threaten strike over sack of 30,000 workers

    The Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) and National Union of Civil Engineering Construction Furniture and Wood Workers (NUCECFWW), have threatened to stop work on major roads due to some crises. The unions affiliated to the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), represent the senior and junior staff in the construction industry.…

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    Minister tasks FCTA workers on intellectual development for improved productivity

    The Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr Mariya Mamoud, has advised workers in FCT Administration to invest in intellectual development for improved productivity. The minister gave the advice in Abuja on Monday, at the maiden edition of the FCTA’ maiden Book Exhibition, organised by the Department of Reform Coordination and Service Improvement (RC&SI). Mahmoud, who was represented by…

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    NLC, Labour should unite to serve workers- Abure

    Mr. Julius Abure, the National Chairman of Labor Party (LP) said the party and Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) should form a united front to serve the interest of Nigerian workers. Abure made this call at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. The LP chairman said it would be in the collective interest of both parties to put all their…

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  • FeaturedDon’t give up on Tinubu’s administration, APC chieftain begs Nigerians

    Hopeful workers and Tinubu and administration’s positive body language

    Nigerian workers recently joined their counterparts in other parts of the world to celebrate ‘2024 World Workers’ Day’ with the theme, ‘Ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate’. During the celebration, a good number of them were on high expectations to hear what the government of President Bola Tinubu has in stock for them after a protracted…

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    TUC Anambra chairman begs Soludo to reinstate wage award

    Mr Chris Ogbonna, Chairman, Trade Union Congress (TUC), Anambra Council, has appealed to Gov. Charles Soludo, to re-introduce the suspended wage award and retain same till a new minimum wage is reached. According to him, workers are facing excruciating hardship and hunger, hence the need for the re-introduction of the wage award to ameliorate the pain and hardship workers are…

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  • FeaturedHardship: Your 2027 comment alien to us - TUC responds to Tinubu

    TUC decries harassment, exploitation of informal workers

    The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday said the harassment and exploitation faced by workers in the informal economic sector is unacceptable and should be addressed by the government. The TUC President, Festus Osifo, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at the 2024 Workers’ Day celebration with the theme  “People First”. Osifo said, in spite of the informal sector’s…

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  • Features

    Lagos workers want govt to prioritise workers’ welfare

    Workers in Lagos have urged the state government to ensure their welfare is prioritized in the decision making process. The workers made the call during the Workers Day celebration, with the theme, “People First”, held on Wednesday at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workers, represented by various unions, came out en masse…

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  • education

    Ondo govt charges workers on diligence, service delivery

    Ondo State Government on Wednesday charged its workers to be diligent and more committed in discharging their duties. The state’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, said this at a prayer session organised by the ministry. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),Akinterinwa while urging the workers to continue to handle government property with care, advised them to continue…

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