JOHESU threatens strike over discriminatory hazard allowances

June 17, 2020 Moses John 0

  The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has said members can no longer wait for post-COVID-19 pandemic for their allowances to be paid. The workers in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, dated June 15, 2020, said their decision was hinged on the recently released N48 billion for National Association of Residence Doctors(NARD), Read More

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At 63: Aremu commends Dangote over mass decent employment

April 15, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Vice President    Industriall Global Union Comrade Issa Aremu has applauded Alhaji Aliko Dangote for the creation of mass decent employments for teaming Nigerians. In a message marking Dangote’s 63th birthday, he said the business giant did not just remain the richest man in the continent, but stands out for his wealth creation through value addition. “Aliko remains the richest man in the Read More

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We don’t recruit via social media, DSS warns job seekers

March 24, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned job seekers against falling for employment scammers pretending to be agents of the service. A press statement by the DSS Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr. Peter Afunanya, Monday in Abuja, said the service does not conduct its recruitment through any of the aforementioned. The statement read in part: “the DSS wishes Read More

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Taraba govt offers employment to 300

February 21, 2020 Editorial III 0

Taraba state Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku, Friday, flaged-off the first phase of issuance of employment letters to 300 successful applicants into the state civil service. This is in line with the Ishaku-led administration’s commitment of fulfilling its electioneering campaign promises of providing job opportunity for the unemployed youths in the state. Speaking during the event, held at the Jolly Nyame Read More

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Employment: At last, NAFDAC hints when recruitment exercise ‘ll commence

February 17, 2020 Editor 0

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has described as fake news a recent purported online recruitment exercise by the Agency NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, who debunked the alleged recruitment exercise advised Nigerian job seekers to be wary of individuals who demand money to offer them jobs in NAFDAC. “Are we employing right now? The Read More

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Simple way to apply for INEC fresh recruitment exercise as employment deadline draws near

February 14, 2020 Editor 0

Time is seriously ticking towards the closure of the deadline for employment application declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission( INEC). This link inec recruitment portal 2020 gets you started. The positions announced are Registration Area Officers, Administrative Officer and Executive Officers in all local government areas of the country. Interested candidates should also log on to INEC portal / to complete Read More

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Benue’ll soon lift embargo on employment – Agada

January 26, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Chairman of the Benue state Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has said that the state government will soon lift embargo on employment. Agada who said this in an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, noted that there is serious vacuum in the state civil service created by retirement and death of some staff. He stated that between 2018 to Read More

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Buhari salutes Festus Keyamo at 50

January 22, 2020 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday felicitated with the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, on his 5oth birthday. The president congratulated him on his many years of contribution to the nation as a lawyer and human rights activist. The president also joined All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwarts, family members, friends and professional colleagues of the lawyer in Read More

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2020: NAFDAC ‘set to declare massive employment’

January 7, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has said the agency was considering recruiting more staff to fill up vacant positions in 2020. Mrs Adeyeye dropped the hint on Tuesday while speaking with newsmen in Abuja. According to her, the recruitment become necessary as the agency was too understaffed to Read More

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Lawan felicitates with Yobe gov Buni @52

November 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state on his 52nd birthday anniversary on Tuesday.Lawan in a statement signed by his  Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, felicitated with the governor and members of his family for witnessing the day in good health. Lawan said Governor Buni has, within his short stay in Read More

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NLC gives crucial update on new minimum wage

November 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has said there was confirmation from the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission that the circular for the new minimum wage of N30,000 would be ready soon. Speaking with our correspondent from Geneva, Switzerland where the meeting of the governing body of the International Labour Read More

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FG to spend N100bn on cotton, textile, garment industry revival

October 29, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, Tuesday disclosed that the sum of N100 billion would be spent to revive the moribund cotton, textile and garment industry. Emefiele said already N50 billion has so far been spent on the sector, adding that this was to ensure that the country returns to the good old days Read More

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Internet fraud: EFCC arrests 48, convicts 23, recovers N198m, $48k in Kaduna

September 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters, convicted 23, and recovered N198.7m  and $48,000 since January 2019 from 345 petitions.   The Zonal Head, Mr Mailafia Yakubu, who disclosed this on Wednesday during a media briefing in Kaduna, said EFCC also arrested a suspect linked to the FBI wanted list of Read More

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Buhari’s policy thrusts to form part of Reps’ legislative agenda-spokesperson

June 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy thrust of fighting insecurity, corruption and employment creation, would form an integral part of legislative agenda of the current House of Representatives, it has been disclosed. According to the chairman of the house’s ad hoc committee on media, Hon Khadijah Buka-Ibrahim, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila gave the assurance in Lagos, during an event organised in his honour Read More

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Cleric tasks FG on youth employment

May 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion), Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, Monday urged the federal government to do more in the area of youth employment. Olumakaiye said this at the opening ceremony of the 1st session of the 34th Synod of the Diocese of Lagos entitled, “The unfailing faith of our fathers: ever sufficient” at Our Saviours Church, Lagos. Read More

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FG to disburse N25bn agribusiness loans – Wamakko

December 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum,  Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko says the federal government will soon disburse  N25 billion to Nigerians, under the National Directorate of Employment, and Central Bank of Nigeria agribusiness loans scheme. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani and issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Saturday. He spoke at the Read More

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NDE trains over 10,000 unemployed persons in farming‎ in Enugu

November 15, 2018 Blueprint 0

About ten thousand unemployed persons in Enugu have benefitted‎ from the Rural Employment Promotion Programme and the Environmental Beautification Training Scheme, EBTS, of the National Directorate of‎ Employment. The state coordinator of the directorate, Chief Sylvester Okpe disclosed yesterday. Okpe gave the hint while briefing journalists on the occasion of orientation programme for beneficiaries of the three months skills acquisition programme packaged by Read More

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Why I can’t dump Buhari for Atiku – Bindow

August 20, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Adamawa state Governor, Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow, has explained that he has no reason to dump the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party which currently has former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in its fold. He made the clarifications following his rumoured plan in the media to defect to the opposition party. Bindow was reported Read More

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Focus labs ‘ll boost development of infrastructures –Udoma

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sent. Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Focus Laboratories will help develop the country’s infrastructures. The Minister, who was speaking at a press briefing yesterday in Abuja, also said that the Labs will endeavour to bring in private sector capital to finance projects across the Read More

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Food chain diversification’ll create jobs -FAO

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja The Director General, Food and Agriculture Organisations, (FAO), Dr. José Graziano da Silva, has called on Africa leaders to explore opportunities in agriculture throughout the food chain in order to create jobs for young people, especially those in rural areas. Dr. da Silva said agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, even as he Read More

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I’m still being treated as third-class citizen 11 years after returning home – Ogbonnaya

February 22, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Barrister Francis Ogbonnaya is a Senior Advocate of France (SAF). He lived in France for 32 years, where he bagged two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Estate Management. In this interview with EGWUAGHA AMARACHUKWU, he speaks on how Ebonyians crippled his initiative to create employment for youths in the state, among others How will you describe Engr. Dave Umahi’s style Read More

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Why WAEC blacklisted 47 Kogi schools

February 14, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Last week, WAEC blacklisted 47 secondary schools across Kogi state for examination malpractices, poor standards, and compromises, among other ills. OYIBO SALIHU writes on this and the measures being put in place by the state government to address the problem Examination malpractices Examination malpractices have been a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the fabric of Nigeria’s educational system. Obviously, Read More

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ARIAN reads riot act on unlicensed insurance agents

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

No fewer than 10,000 unlicensed agents are still transacting business in the nation’s insurance industry, while less than 10,000 are fully registered with the Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria(ARIAN) this, the association has discovered. The President, ARIAN Gbadebo Olamerun, made the disclosure at the 2017 Yearly National Conference AGM,Election & Award Ceremony tagged Insurance Agencypreneur: The Dynamics Of Read More