Saturday, August 8, 2020

Human Right

Minimum Wage: PDP Governors set to pay N30,000

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have  expressed their readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Chairman of the PDP...

PMB’s 2nd Term: NUT seeks implementation of new minimum wage at all levels

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has underscored the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to match words with actions on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage by all tiers of...

Last girl in Boko Haram captivity turns 16

A Christian group have met in Nigeria's capital to mark the 16th birthday of Leah Sharibu, the only schoolgirl still held captive by Boko Haram after last year's mass kidnapping in Dapchi.

Minimum Wage: FG to inaugurate committee

The Federal Government will on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurate the N30,000 new national minimum wage implementation committee, almost one month after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law.

Ngige defies NLC, Inaugurates NSITF Board with Enejomo-Isire as Chair

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated the new National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board after a two-year delay. Dr Ngige while inaugurating the new board...

Student wrongly accused of drug-trafficking returns to Nigeria

A Nigerian student who was arrested last year and wrongly accused of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia has returned home, two weeks after she was freed. Zainab Aliyu was...

Labour to hold national protest, following face-off with Ngige

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says it will on Monday embark on a national rally in Abuja to protest the recent attack on its members by thugs suspected to be from the...

Breaking: NLC blocks Ngige’s residence

The Asokoro residence of the Labour and Productivity Minister, Dr Chris Ngige has been blocked by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday in Abuja. The protest was said...

Gbagyi protesters block Airport road in Abuja

A group of indigenous Gbagyi people of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),Abuja, on Tuesday disrupted traffic on the Umar Musa Yar’dua Way to protest against the Federal Government. The...

Jailed Reuters journalists walk free

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis have been freed. Wa Lone, 33 and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29 were released after a presidential...