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    Metro NLC Lists 'Most Friendly' State Governors

    Organized labour has hailed state governors that “promptly pay” monthly salaries of workers and pensions of retirees as it charges defaulting governors to put an end to what it calls “crisis of workers’ compensation” in their respective states. Comrade Issa Aremu, General Secretary, Textile...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: Workers Shut Bank Over Non-payment of Salaries

    Hundreds of workers of the Akwa Savings and Loans Limited on Monday shut the bank over non-payment of their salaries for four months, according to a report by PUNCH. The angry workers insist that the present management of the bank be fired; else the finance house would continue to lack...
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    Metro Workers Shut Down Lagos Electricity Firm

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and civil society groups are currently picketing the Ikeja Electricity Company in Lagos over the recent sack of 400 staff amidst epileptic supply of power, DailyTrust. According to source, the protesters have ordered the workers of the company to exit their...
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    Metro Nigerian Police Uncover Another Ritualists’ Den in Ogun

    The Police in Ogun State yesterday uncovered another suspected ritualists’ den at Iyana-Ilogbo, Otta in Ogun State. Two men were arrested at the den at an abandoned Ayokunnu Filling Station, a few metres from the Iyana-Ilogbo bus stop on the Lagos/Abeokuta Express Road. Found by the police and...
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    Metro Kogi Staff Included 300 Ghost Workers’ in Salary Payroll

    Kogi State Govermor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has said that the committee handling the ongoing workers screening at both state and local government levels discovered mind-boggling acts perpetrated by civil servants. The governor while addressing a crowd in Okene, headquarters of the central...
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    Business THISDAY Newspaper Sacks 55% of Lagos Workers

    The Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of THISDAY Media Group, Nduka Obaigbena, has sacked more than half of its Lagos workforce. According to DailyPost, Obaigbena, in a memo dated February 23, 2016 forwarded to senior management staff of the newspaper, said all staff who were absent during what he...
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    Metro Imo: Tension as NLC Threatens Total Shutdown

    The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, insisted that there would be a total shut down of Imo State once the 14-day ultimatum issued to the state government to recall the 3000 sacked workers and tackle their unpaid salaries and other benefits expires. The Imo State government is alleged to...
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    Business Shell Confirms Plan to Sack 10,000 Workers

    Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it is cutting 10,000 jobs amid its steepest fall in annual profits for 13 years, BBC reports. Its chief executive, Ben van Beurden, said the company would take further action if necessary: "Shell will take further impactful decisions to manage through the oil...
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    World World's First Public Masturbation Booth Opens In New York - See Photos

    World's first public 'MASTURBATION BOOTH' for stressed out workers to relieve themselves has reportedly opened in New York, according to reports. A company that designs a line of male intimacy gadgets known as 'guybrators' is apparently behind the unlikely-sounding idea, suggesting that...
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    Business 2,000 Workers Sacked As MTN Acquires Visafone

    Feelers emerged on Wednesday that Visafone was winding down operations and had sacked more than 83 per cent of its workers as part of its acquisition by the MTN Nigeria, PUNCH reports. It was gathered that over 2,000 employees were disengaged with effect from January 5, 2016, and were paid...
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    Politics Okorocha: Payment Of Salary Is A Privilege, Not A Right (Nigerians React)

    Nigerians have reacted to the statement "payment of salaries is not a right, but rather, it is a privilege” made by Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. He made the statement through his spokesman, Dr Kelechi Okpaleke, following the immediate payment of salaries to civil servant by the...
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    Metro Osun Sacks 82 College of Education Workers

    Eighty-two workers of Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun, were yesterday sacked by the management of the state-owned institution. The development, Daily Sun gathered, was in line with government’s policy to restructure tertiary institutions in the state. It was also gathered that...
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    Politics Minimum Wage: Dogs In Government Houses Cost More Than N18k Monthly To Maintain - Ben Bruce Reacts

    The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District , Ben Murray Bruce, has charged the thirty six governors of the country not to reduce the N18,000 minimum wage, stating that it is unjust for a government to contemplate reducing the workers pay. Bruce who took to his twitter account...
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    Business Airtel Lays Off Workers To Restructure Company

    Airtel Nigeria has embarked on strategic restructuring in a move to reposition the business by laying off some its workforce in order to reinforce its competitiveness in the market place, the Cable reports. The mobile network operator did not disclose the number of staff affected by the...
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    Politics Buhari Retires 17 Permanent Secretaries

    President Muhammadu Buhari during a meeting in his office at the presidential villa has ordered mass retirement of permanent secretaries. At least 17 permanent secretaries were asked to go. More details soon
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    Politics I Didn't Steal From Benue's Purse, I'm Not A Thief - Suswam

    The Benue state former Governor, Gabriel Suswam on Sunday denied stealing the state’s money during his eight years tenure in office. Suswam governed Benue State between 2007-2015, an administration that was tagged the worst in the history of the country. Speaking at a special thanksgiving...