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COVID-19 will worsen poverty, unemployment – ILO

By Ahiuma Young INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation, ILO, has warned that the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic will worsen poverty, inequality and employment crisis globally. ILO’s Chief Economist, Patrick Belser, in a document released in Geneva, Switzerland, noted that  in many countries, income inequality had risen steeply since the 1980s, with adverse social and economic consequences. According to
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Southampton, Wages, Leicester, Saints

Southampton squad donate wages to charity after Leicester thrashing

Southampton have donated their wages from last Friday’s historic 0-9 thrashing at the hands of Leicester to charity. The club have revealed the players have been working at the Staplewood training centre throughout the weekend as they look to put right the devastation at St Mary’s – the Premier League’s biggest-ever away win. ALSO READ: Premier League: Cloud
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Delta Govt warns Palm, Rubber plantation owners against withholding staff  wages

By Festus Ahon, Asaba Delta state government has warned rubber and palm plantation owners against withholding wages of their staff under the guise of deductions for dues and cooperative societies. The state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, handed down the warning while addressing members of the National Union of Agriculture and Allied Employees, NUAAE when the
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Naira, CBN, PDP, FAAC, assets

Wages advisory committee as smokescreen

PRESIDENT Muhammed Buhari inaugurated a Technical Advisory Committee for the implementation of National Minimum Wage, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Abuja. The occasion offered Mr. President the opportunity to declare his commitment “to a review of the present N18,000 minimum wage;” PMB consequently, assured workers that “we at the federal level have made adequate provision for increase in the minimum wage, in our 2019budget proposals, which we have submitted to the National Assembly;” notably, however, the budget submission came, barely a week before Parliament went on recess in December 2018!

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