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How Nigeria can solve employment crisis, others – NECA

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association,  NECA, is gearing up for the retirement of its longest serving Director General, DG, Mr. Olusegun Oshinowo, at the end of this month. This has not stopped the umbrella body for employers in the country from adding its voice  to the clamour for restructuring of the country.

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Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn  countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than $38 as compared to the following countries: Algeria – $175 (N83,000);    Belgium – $1,738 (N810,000);Cameroon – 36, 270CFA or $75 (N38,000); Chad – $120 (N60,000); Denmark – $1,820 (N900,000);    Libya – $430 (N190,000); Japan – $1000 (N450,000); Cote D’ivoire -CFA $72 (36,607); New Zealand -$3,187 (N1.4m); Luxemburg – $2,500 (N1.1m); Spain – $760. (N300,000); Switzerland – $5,620 – (N2.5m) and USA – $11 per hour.

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How we’re repositioning civil service – Bayoko

MANY have complained about the civil service. Some say it is ineffective and corrupt. Others see it differently. No matter your view,  the truth is that the success or failure of every government depends on its civil service. In this piece, Delta State Head of Service, HoS, Mr. Reginald Ebitimi Bayoko, gives insight into how he is repositioning the state civil service to function optimally and deliver its mandate.

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God gave me the grace to get rid of ‘Wharf Rats’, restore sanity in ports – Nted

Comrade Anthony Emmanuel Nted was born on October 1, 1960, the  day Nigeria got her independence from Britain. Comrade Tony, as he is fondly called, is the Chairman of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, Advisory Council, and the immediate President-General of the union. In this interview, Nted speaks, among other things, on his sharing of birthday with Nigeria, his growing up and leadership in MWUN

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