Minimum Wage: Labour Shift Ground as Negotiations Continues Wednesday

The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government have been moved till Wednesday, October 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention. A top Labour Official, who pleaded anonymity, hinted that the organised labour had shifted its earlier position from 29 per cent to 25 per cent…

Sanwo-Olu Seeks Assembly’s Permission to Borrow N250b

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approached the State’s House of Assembly seeking for permission to obtain a loan of N250 billion to tackle what he described as immediate needs in the state. Sanwo-Olu’s letter which was read on the floor of the House by the Clerk of the House, Sani Azeez during Tuesday’s plenary…

Purchasing Power of Average Nigerian Waning, CJN Laments

The Chief of Justice of Nigeria (CJN),  Justice Tanko Muhammed, has lamented the worsening state of affairs in the country. Tanko who spoke on Friday in Abuja when he delivered a goodwill message at the unveiling of the legislative agenda of the ninth House of Representatives tasked the legislature to initiate legislations that will ameliorate the…

N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Sets Date For Strike, Writes SGF

The Organized Labour has said it has concluded arrangements to begin nationwide industrial action on October 17 if the federal government fails to take concrete steps to address the issue of consequential adjustments arising from the new N30,000 minimum wage. In a letter to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss…

PDP Says 2020 Budget Fraught With Padding, Fraudulent Duplications and False Performance Indices, Will Further Impoverish Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted yesterday to the National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhari. The party in a statement on Tuesday signed by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the budget proposal will further impoverish Nigerians. It called on lawmakers to redirect the budget so as…