The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ondo State Command, said it arrested more than 60 suspects and secured the conviction of 10 people for various crimes within 100 days in the state. The State Commandant of NSCDC, Mr. Awili Pedro, announced this on Friday during the commissioning of...
Nigerian have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as petroleum minister and also deal decisively with those responsible for the current scarcity of petrol. This is coming on the heels of the United Labour Congress' (ULC) declaration that the situation was a clear manifestation of another failure of leadership...
Human rights activist and labour lawyer, Mr. Femi Aborisade, has called on employers in the food, beverage and tobacco sector, Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) to accede to the demands of workers in the sector, (Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association) FOBTOB, by granting them...
By Tony Nwakaegho An analysis of the unemployment report for the third quarter released by the National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) has revealed that between January and September this year, 4.07 million Nigerians became unemployed. The NBS in the report made available to National Business stated that the number of Nigerians that became unemployed...
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s labour population increased from 83.9 million in the second quarter to 85.1 million in the third quarter of 2017, a difference of 1.2million in additional workforce. The NBS stated this in its latest report, “Unemployment and Under Employment Report from 1st...
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has recorded its highest revenue collection ever of over N1 trillion as against N770 billion target set for 2017. The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, announced this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, the revenue realised this year is...
History was made this week when Jamila Malafa, first female military officer of the northern extraction, was decorated in Abuja. Malafa, according to The Cable was decorated with the rank of commodore, which is equivalent to the rank of a brigadier-general in the Nigeria Army. Henry Babalola, Chief of Policy and Plans (COPP)...
Media freedom organisation, Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday that 65 media workers around the world have been killed doing their jobs in 2017. The organisation said among the dead were 50 professional journalists, seven citizen journalists and eight other media workers. It said the five most dangerous countries were Syria,...
Ogun Government says it will spend N30.7 billion on the construction of roads across the state in 2018. The state’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, stated this on Monday while defending the ministry’s 2018 budget before members of the House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation,...
Some workers of Dangote Cement in Ghana are angry about the termination of their contracts. Some junior and senior staff of Dangote Cement had their contracts with Africa's leading cement producer terminated, for reasons unknown to them. The affected workers numbering about 50, received their notice of termination on December 8,...