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Workers Day and Rights of Vulnerable Workers in Nigeria

Workers Day and Rights of Vulnerable Workers in Nigeria

By Roseline Oghenebrume There is a connection between human rights and employment: human rights will only be functional when a person’s source of livelihood is unhindered as this impact on rights to life, movement, peaceful assembly and association, privacy, and human dignity, liberty, property, etc. Even at this, an unhealthy working environment and poor terms
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$100m to Bagudu: Obasanjo's govt reached agreement Kebbi gov ― Presidency

May Day: Release of N2.4bn gratuity excites NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended the Kebbi State Government for releasing N2.4 billion as part payment of gratuities and leave grants for junior staff. Malam Umar Alhassan, the Kebbi state Chairman of the congress, said the release of the fund would enhance the lifestyle of retired workers, adding that the leave grant will
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May Day: Obaseki approves N300,000 hazard allowance for health workers on COVID-19 duty

May Day: Obaseki approves N300,000 hazard allowance for health workers on COVID-19 duty

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has approved hazard allowance, ranging from N90,000 to N300,000 for medical personnel on the frontline of the state government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Governor Obaseki disclosed this at a parley with labour union leaders in the state, as part of activities to mark the International
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COVID 19: Ministry of defence takes delivery of 10,000 face masks for troops.

May Day: COVID-19 pandemic worsens our economic, security, poverty, employment woes – Labour

…Workers won’t be sacrificial lambs for pandemic, NLC warns …ULC draws up 19 point post-COVID agenda for FG to return Nigeria to path of growth …TUC urges FG to protect workers from job losses By Victor Young & Johnbosco  Agbakwuru Organised Labour yesterday said the rampaging corona virus, COVID-19 pandemic, had worsened the nation’s economic,
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Obaseki condoles with Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu over crash, death of security aides, others

May Day: Obaseki commends workers for support in fight against COVID-19

Hails health workers, first responders, others The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed workers in the state for their sacrifice, resilience and commitment in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The governor said this in commemoration of Workers’ Day, a celebration of labourers and the working class promoted by the International Labour
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May Day and COVID-19 pandemic

By CHRIS NGIGE OVER the years, May 1 has been a unique day in the world of work. As we all know, it is called May Day, a day dedicated to workers as partners in socio-economic development of the nations. Workers on this day are recognised as an important limb in the tripod that sustains
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