PAMELA EBOH, Awka
When Chief Peter Obi, aka ‘okwute’ made a grand entry as a political neophyte on the political chess board of Anambra State, he came armed with a bold question on his label; “Are we cursed or are we the cause”. While many saw his question as hitting the nail on the head at the time, many political pundits dismissed him as a jester who had come on board to seek for notice.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.
Pamela Eboh, Awka
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said that under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration unemployment will soon be a thing of the past.
The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement.Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced this after a reconciliation meeting on Monday in Abuja.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Sunday swore that the man in Aso Rock was President Muhammadu Buhari and not any impostor called “Jubril of Sudan”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that he would give prompt attention to signing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), when passed by the National Assembly.
.Tripartite meeting deadlocked
…… Govt offers N24,000, Labour insists on N30,000
..Court rejects second attempt to prevent strike
OBIORA IFOH, SUNDAY ODE,Abuja and UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Lagos
The tripartite meeting between the government, private sector and organised labour on Monday failed to achieve a truce as Nigeria workers make good its threat to embark on indefinite strike effective on Tuesday.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has met with some state governors and ministers over the minimum wage demanded by the organised labour in the country.
Dr. Chris Ngige.
Obiora Ifoh, Abuja
The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria has asked striking workers to revolt against slave wages paid by state governors and insist on deciding their fate as the general election beckons.
Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday visited Anambra State and toured areas submerged by flood.The vice president who visited Internally Displaced Persons who were gathering their property from submerged homes betrayed emotions while commiserating with the people over their plight.
THE current grinding poverty across the nooks and crannies of Nigeria that has engendered many negative consequences including all manner of vices and social dislocation for the citizens should be a source of serious concern to all tiers of government and a wake-up call for all concerned. This is totally unacceptable and we demand that no stone should be left unturned in addressing its root causes with a view to achieving better living standard for the vast majority of the people.