FEW days ago, members of the Human Capital Providers Association of Nigeria, HuCaPAN, held their 7th Annual General Meeting, AGM, in Lagos. In a chat with Vanguard at the end of the AGM, President of the association, Mr. Aderemi Adegboyega, spoke on among others, quackery and the issue of unfair Labour practices, declaring that members dislike such practices.Read More
CASUALISATION of workers in Nigeria may soon be a thing of the past if feelers from the National Assembly, NASS, are anything to believe, as a bill against casualisation and outsourcing of workers in Nigeria is now before the National Assembly.Read More
NATIONAL Union of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employees, NUFBTE, has raised the alarm that automated machines and robots are increasingly taking over the jobs of members across the country, worsening the employment crisis in the country.Read More
IT was a gathering of labour leaders, civil society groups among other stakeholders, at the ancient city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to x-ray the new national oil and gas policy of the Federal Government, FG.Read More
IT was a gathering of who is who in the labour movement as the NLC rounded off its 40th anniversary activities.Read More
FORMER President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, in this interview, speaks among other things, on trust as the bedrock of any strong and successful labour leader.Read More
PIONEER President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Alhaji Hassan Sunmonu, has berated the ministers and special advisers of President Muhammadu Buhari for alleged bereft of ideas and innovations.Read More
AS Nigerians especially public sector workers in Nigeria eagerly look ahead to September, where a new national minimum wage is expected to be announced, former President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has warned that wages alone cannot transform into a decent life.Read More
YESTERDAY, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, rounded up activities marking its 40 years anniversary celebrations.Read More
NOW that there appears to be consensus but not unanimity on the desirability of State Police, let me serve a caveat before its implementation. But before then, may I adumbrate my understanding of the concept of State Police.
Concept of a State Police.
Stakeholders at a re-cent seminar organised by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, have called on the Federal Government to comply with the order of the Federal High Court which directed the government to account for the looted funds recovered since 1999 till date to promote transparency and accountability.Read More
Professor Itse Sagay, SAN, is the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC). He is a former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Benin. In this interview, he speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war, appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the substantive Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and what government ought to do to stop herdsmen/farmers clash.Read More
ON October 3, 2017, National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees, NUFBTE, wrote to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, complaining over alleged arbitrary influx of expatriates into Nigeria Bottling Company, NBC and bottles of all brands of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria.Read More
ORGANISED Labour berated Federal Government’s failure to arrest increasing expatriate quota abuse by multinationals operating in the country.Read More
UNITED Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, and the National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees, NUFBTE, have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the recently signed Executive Order barring foreigners from taking jobs that could be performed by Nigerians. ULC in a statement by its president, Joe Ajaero, titled Nigerian Jobs for Nigerians: Buhari,s Executive Order, said: “The Executive Order by President Muhammadu Buhari barring foreigners from taking jobs that could be performed by Nigerians is a laudable development not just to Nigeria but to all workers of our dear nation. We commend this bold initiative which is in furtherance of government’s drive to domesticate and Nigerianise our consumption and purchasing patterns by focusing on promoting local content.Read More