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UFOMBA UZUEGBU,  Asst News Editor

Labour, under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), has taken a swipe at the operators in the electricity generation and distribution companies in the country for buck-passing against the backdrop of their apparent inability to provide stable power supply to Nigerians, despite huge tariffs.

UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Asst News Editor

It was a gathering of dignitaries from all walks of life, especially those from the labour and civil society groups.
They had converged on Sasun Hotel, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Thursday, July 21, to celebrate one of their own, a cerebral trade unionist and astute labour leader, Comrade Hyginus Chika Onuegbu, who bowed out as Chairman of Rivers State Council of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) after serving two terms.  

•••As firms lay off workers

FLORENCE UDOH, Assistant News Editor

IT is indeed lamentations for Nigeria’s manufacturers on President Muhammadu Buhari   first year anniversary as the administration appeared to have failed to make critical structural changes considered necessary for the transformation of the country into the economic giant it is reputed to be.

Nigeria’s textile industry, once acknowledged as the hub of textile industries in the West African sub region, is at its lowest ebb. But industry watchers believe strongly that one of the practical ways to breathe life into the comatose industry is to immediately checkmate influx of smuggle goods.  UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Assistant News Editor, reports

UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Asst News Editor

As part of efforts to   harness the hidden potentials in women entrepreneurs in Port- Harcourt, Rivers state, NECA’s Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) in conjunction with Shell Development Company (SPDC) Nig Limited and Orleans Invest, have concluded arrangements to organize a one-day business development conference for women entrepreneurs titled:  “Building the 21st Century Women Entrepreneurs as Change Agents”.

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