NLC to FG: We’ll shut down Nigeria if fuel price increases

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is not about to back down on its objection to the plan by the federal government to hike petrol...

Labour rejects proposed petrol price hike by govt

Labour yesterday rejected the proposed hike in the pump price of fuel to N340 per litre next year. It warned that an increase in the...

Passengers stranded as railway workers begin strike nationwide

Angry railway workers on Thursday turned back passengers as they shut down passenger and cargo train services of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) across...

Oil workers threaten strike action over pay issues

The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers of Nigeria (NUPENG) yesterday issued a 14-day warning of the strike over labour disputes, including those...

BREAKING: ASUU gives FG three weeks to meet demands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given the Federal Government a three-week ultimatum to meet its demands contained in the Memorandum of...

NLC blocks Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in protest of its deplorable state

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Ogun chapter, on Wednesday in Sango-Ota, blocked the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway over the deplorable state of the highway. The News Agency...

NNPC not recruiting, says spokesman

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it is not recruiting and urged the general public to disregard information circulating on social media insinuating...

Doctors’ Welfare: NMA urges NEC, NGF, others to intervene to prevent industrial collapse

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the National Economic Council (NEC) and Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to intervene in addressing doctors’ welfare...

ICPC begins tracking of N4.5bn projects in Yobe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has begun phase three tracking of over 118 Executive and Constituency projects...

Lagos Govt. pays over N1bn to 245 retirees – LASPEC

The Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) says the state government has credited the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 245 retirees with over N1 billion for...

Agency partners with leadership centre to lift 100m Nigerians from poverty

The Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) has partnered with the Ugwumba Centre for Leadership Development to ensure the attainment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s target of...

Doctors’ Strike: FG sets Aug. 23 to commence MoU with NMA

The Federal Government says it will begin implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday (Aug. 23)...

FRSC empowers personnel to enhance national security

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has begun a two-day capacity-building workshop for its personnel to enhance national security. The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr. Boboye...

NGO calls for laws to reduce number of persons awaiting trial

The Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) an NGO, called for the effective implementation of Nigerian laws that addressed the issue of high number...

Tallen pledges support for DEPOWA’s empowerment drives

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen has lauded efforts of  Defence and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA) in empowering widows and children...

Avoid preaching division of Nigeria, NYSC DG tells Corps members

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has urged Corps members to shun acts capable of promoting disunity and division...

Youths: Rivers LG to spend N150m annually on scholarship

Mr. Erastus Awortu, Chairman, Andoni local government area in Rivers said the council would spend over N150 million annually as scholarship for youth development...

FG holds townhall to address pensioners’ challenges

The Federal Government has engaged stakeholders and retirees from the civil service in a town hall meeting to brainstorm on lasting solutions to pension...

Hospital sacks doctors for abandoning duty

The Chief Medical Director, Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Dr. Shedrack Offiah, has said the management has sacked six doctors for abandoning duty...

Ebonyi stakeholders laud JUSUN’s strike suspension

Some judiciary stakeholders in Ebonyi have applauded the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) for suspending its two-month-old strike. In separate interviews with the News...
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