Calls for Liz Truss to turn down £115k yearly allowance for ex-Prime Ministers

Labour has joined calls for Liz Truss to be barred from receiving the annual payment of up to £115,000 she will be entitled to as a former Prime Minister. The Public Duties Cost Allowance (PDCA) is designed to help former…

FG breaks silence, says we didn’t take ASUU to court

Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment on Monday disclosed that contrary to the news-making round, the Federal Government did not take the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to court over its prolonged strike. Ngige made the clarification…

May Day: Ondo Workers task Akeredolu on revenue leakages

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has been called upon by the state workers to block all revenue leakages in the state through the adoption of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) system. The workers noted that the system would avail…

Tory candidate wins in Labour stronghold Hartlepool for 1st time since seat’s 1974 creation

A UK Conservative Party candidate has won a by-election in Hartlepool, upstaging Labour for the first time since the seat was created nearly five decades ago. Tory candidate Jill Mortimer came in first with 51.88%, beating her Labour opponent, Paul…

*Lagos begins minimum wage payment this month (Punch) *Man arraigned for ‘beating’ wife (Nation)

Lagos begins minimum wage payment this month (Punch) The Lagos State Government said it will commence the payment of the new minimum wage to the workers in the state with effect from November. The Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in…

Election debate: Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit (BBC)

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit in the first TV election debate of the campaign. Mr Johnson promised to “end this national misery” and said Labour offered “only division and deadlock”. Mr Corbyn said Labour would “get…

Labour braces for strike as talks with FG collapse (ThisDay)

The threat by the organised labour to embark on a strike tomorrow gathered momentum yesterday as the meeting between the federal government and workers failed to agree on the terms for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage signed into…

Minimum wage: Labour gives FG Oct 16 ultimatum (Nation)

Labour on Wednesday gave the federal government an October 16 ultimatum to resolve all issues surrounding the consequential adjustment of salaries for the implementation of the minimum wage. Its leadership, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union…

Minimum Wage: Labour Gives President Two Weeks to Submit Bill to N’Assembly (ThisDay)

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday said the organised labour expects President Muhammadu Buhari to submit the new national minimum wage bill to the National Assembly for passage into law within the next two weeks, explaining that it was prepared…

Strike: Organised Labour Adopts Strategy to Beat Court Order (ThisDay)

Members of the organised labour have responded swiftly to alleged government’s move to arm-twist them into abandoning Tuesday’s nationwide industrial action. THISDAY gathered that since the National Industrial Court barred the Nigeria Labour Congress, United Labour Congress and Trade Union…

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