BLACK WEEKEND: 19 Travellers Perish in Ondo, three other States

BLACK WEEKEND: 19 Travellers Perish in Ondo, three other States

By: SUNSHINETRUTH It was a black weekend in the four States of the federation when fatal accidents claimed lives of nineteen persons in road crashes in Lagos, Ondo, Abia and Plateau states on Saturday and Sunday. Five persons died in the crash that occurred in Awoyaya village on the Ondo-Ore Expressway, Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. It was gathered that three other persons sustained injuries in the crash, which occurred around 4am…

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MINIMUM WAGE: NLC warns FG, Traders over Inflation, Obnoxious Policies

MINIMUM WAGE: NLC warns FG, Traders over Inflation, Obnoxious Policies

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has cautioned federal government and state governments against introduction of economic policies that will negatively affect the new minimum wage implementation. The NLC President Ayuba Wabba in a Press Statement, says labour will resist any attempt to further increase tax, fuel price or obnoxious economic policies, while kicking against artificial inflation by traders as a result of the implementation of the new wage.

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Minimum Wage: How we arrived at new Salary Scales —Labour, FG

Minimum Wage: How we arrived at new Salary Scales —Labour, FG

LABOUR and the Federal Government have defended their positions on the new minimum wage table for workers’ salaries. They had last night reached an agreement on the consequential adjustment to the salaries of senior civil servants towards the full implementation of the new minimum wage. The agreement, after two days of talks, ended the strike threat. In addition to Federal Government workers on Levels 1-6, who already enjoy the N30,000 minimum wage, Grade Level 07…

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Our favourite Supreme Court Justices for Atiku’s Appeal —PDP lawmakers

Our favourite Supreme Court Justices for Atiku’s Appeal —PDP lawmakers

By: SUNSHINETRUTH …says Supreme Court must stick to tradition A caucus of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the House in Representatives has suggested that Justices Ibrahim Tanko, Rhodes-Vivour, Mary Odili, Sylvester Ngwata, Olukayode Ariwoola, Musa Mohammed and Kumai Akaahs be appointed to hear and determine the appeal filed by the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition tribunal declaring President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019…

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REVEALED: How FG Stopped Today’s Labour Strike

REVEALED: How FG Stopped Today’s Labour Strike

By: SUNSHINETRUTH How federal government averted today’s Nationwide Strike has been revealed. After a protracted negotiation, which lasted till 2.05 a.m this morning, the federal government made a new offer to the organised labour to avert industrial action by the workers. The government had on Tuesday shifted ground on its proposal for minimum wage consequential adjustment from 11 per cent to 17 per cent for workers on grade levels 7 to 14, and from 6.5…

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Confusion over Strike, as Labour/FG keep mum

Confusion over Strike, as Labour/FG keep mum

By: Ade Adeleke There is confusion nationwide among the workers and Nigerians over the decision of the labour Unions (NLC and TUC) and government to keep mum over the inconclusive meetings with the federal government over the consequential adjustment in the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. The workers are not certain if to commence strike today (Thursday) or to wait for further directive from the labour national leadership. One of the labour leaders had…

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Deplorable Federal Roads in Ondo: Reps Caucus takes case to Fashola

Deplorable Federal Roads in Ondo: Reps Caucus takes case to Fashola

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ondo state Caucus of the house representative in the National Assembly has sought the intervention of the Federal ministry of works and housing on the rehabilitation of Federal government roads in the state. The lawmakers, who met with the Minister for works and hlHousing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola and his minister of state on Tuesday, called his attention to the deplorable states of many Federal roads linking the state. Some of the federal…

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FG/Labour Meeting Inconclusive, Reconvene Today (see summary of new wage figures)

FG/Labour Meeting Inconclusive, Reconvene Today (see summary of new wage figures)

The negotiation meeting between the Federal Government and the organised labour on the Consequential Adjustment on the new minimum wage was last night adjourned till today by 2pm today. Addressing newsmen at the end of the meeting, the Minister of Labour & Employment, Dr Chris Ngige said the discussion was honest with facts laid bared on the table to enable the meeting arrived at an amicable resolution of the salary adjustment for different grade levels…

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2023 Politics: Call Northern Elders to order —Yoruba Youths tell Buhari

2023 Politics: Call Northern Elders to order —Yoruba Youths tell Buhari

PRESS RELEASE 15/10/2019 YORUBA AFENIFERE YOUTH ORGANISATION OF NIGERIA (YAYON) THE ETHNIC TERRORIST ATTACK ON NIGERIANS A CALL FOR IMMEDIATE SANCTION. OUR CALL FOR UNITY MUST NOT BE TAKEN FOR A RIDE The national leadership of YAYON formerly known as Yoruba Youth Council (YYC), after critical examination of the recent statement credited to Prof. Ango Abdullahi as published by sun newspaper. We find it inciting, berating and unederly. We wish to call the attention of…

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Fight at Aso Rock Villa shows Buhari’s Incompetence, Failure —says PDP

Fight at Aso Rock Villa shows Buhari’s Incompetence, Failure —says PDP

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The People’s Democratic Party on Tuesday said the quarrel between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and the family of President Muhammadu Buhari’s older nephew, Mamman Daura over rooms in the Presidential Villa was disgraceful and clear indication of incompetence on the part of the president. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement also said the spat further underlined the alleged managerial ineptitude and leadership failures of the Buhari Presidency…

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