FG hints on salary increment for Nigerian workers

December 28, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

After increasing minimum wage, the federal government has revealed on plans to increase the salaries of public and civil servants. The plan is to cushion the effect of the high inflation rate in the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, told Journalists on Monday that a Presidential Committee on Salaries is doing a review of the Read More

Salary structure: FG hands fresh deadline to NSITF

January 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

The federal government has given the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund(NSITF) January 2022 ultimatum to re-adjust the agency’s salary structure of the fund. It similarly gave the agency three months to fully automate its operations. Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige announced this Saturday at the closing ceremony of its two-day Management Performance Review at Read More

Returning officer tasks new JSPSNC delegates on new salary structure

November 12, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The National Returning Officer, Comrade Yusuf Kiyawa, has called on the new leadership of the Joint State Public Service Negotiating Council (JSPSNC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to “come up with new salary structures that will cope with the lives of Nigerian workers.” Comrade Kiyawa made the call Friday during a Joint State Public Service Negotiating Council delegates’ conference Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

In Ogun, Judiciary workers suspend 2 months strike

September 23, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) Ogun state chapter has called off the strike action embarked upon over two months ago.Speaking after a meeting held at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, between officials of the state government led by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, supported by the Head of Service, Mrs. Selimot Ottun, Thursday, the state Chairman of Read More

JOHESU suspends nationwide strike, gives fresh ultimatum to FG

September 19, 2021 Moses John, Abuja 0

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has stepped down its proposed nationwide strike to commence scheduled to kickoff on Saturday September 18, 2021 following concrrns on the suffering of Nigerians. To this end, the workers has now given federal government another 15 days window of opportunity to meet its demands, “failure to which it will not be held responsible for its actions.” Read More

Yobe govt’s political miscalculation

September 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

In August, Yobe state government under the leadership of Hon. Mai Mala Buni, reduced the salary of its workers from the new national minimum wage system to the old minimum wage template. Later, the government officials held a press conference regarding the matter and concluded that: the depletion is temporary and they already put hand on, to get rid of Read More

NPower batch C employment: All you need to know about monthly stipend of beneficiaries after verification

September 15, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The federal government of Nigeria pays all beneficiaries of Npower a certain amount of money as stipends at the end of every month for upkeep depending on the category they fall into. The scheme, however, is yet to make an official statement on when batch C Beneficiaries will begin to receive their monthly stipend, but rumour has it that payment Read More

Nasarawa tertiary institution joint unions embark on indefinite strike

September 8, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

All Unions in Nasarawa state tertiary institutions, Wednesday, embarked on an indefinite strike following exemption of their members in the on going implementation of promotions and annual incremental of workers’ salaries in the state. The Chairman, Joint Union of Nasarawa State Tertiary Institutions (JUNSTI), Dr. Ada Benjamin, stated this at a news briefing after an emergency meeting of officials of Read More

Crisis looms in UNIOSUNTH over ‘selective promotion’

August 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Crisis is presently looming in Osun State University Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), over purported plan by the state government to select some staffs of the hospital for promotion. The purported promotion, if effected, would  contravened the provision of civil service rules, Blueprint has gathered. Findings revealed that the affected workers who are junior staffs, have been wrongly upgraded in 2013 by Read More

Resident doctors: One strike too many

August 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The current strike embarked upon by the doctors makes it the second time that they will go on strike this year. In April, this year, their strike lasted for 10 days and this month, the industrial action is on-going. TOPE SUNDAY in this piece takes a look at development . The strike The current industrial action by the medical doctors Read More

Exposed! How dead, retired officer earned salaries at CCB

August 11, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

For six solid months in 2015, a dead officer from the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), earned monthly salaries totalling N772, 289.00. A retired officer during the same period, also collected monthly salaries for four months after retirement, totalling N971,061.76. These were revealed by the 2015 Audit report, considered and adopted by the Senate which directed that the officers who Read More

Bauchi removes 7, 000 illegal workers, pensioners from payroll

July 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has removed over 7, 000 illegal workers and pensioners from payroll. This disclosure was made Thursday evening by the state deputy governor Baba Tela and chairman of the high powered committee set up by governor Bala Mohammed to find a lasting solution to the challenges of salary payment in the state public service.    The committee was Read More

Deployment of modern fire-fighting truck, others excite Buni in Yobe

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor Mai Mala-Buni, has said that the deployment of a modern firefighting truck by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) to the state will boost emergency response services. The excited governor Buni made the statement during the commissioning of one contemporary fire-fighting truck, Thursday in Yobe state. The Governor represented by the state’s deputy, Idi Gubana said that the Read More

Scrap Senate now, Ondo gov demands unicameral legislature

June 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has called for a unicameral legislature for the country as the process of amending the 1999 Constitution is ongoing. Akeredolu stated this at the Akure Centre of the South-west zonal public hearing on the review constitution, held at the International Cultural and Event Center, Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday. He said the upper chamber Read More

CSO berates FG over plans to cut civil servants’ salaries

May 11, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

A civil society organisation, New Era for Sustainable Leadership & Accountability Initiative (NESLAI) has berated the federal government for proposing the reduction of civil servants’ salaries. NESLAI executive director, Comrade Edwin Olorunfemi during a press conference on national issues held in Abuja on Monday said what federal government should concern itself with is how to cut cost of governance. “The Read More

May Day: Fresh strike looms over minimum wage

May 2, 2021 Editor 0

Organised Labour has asked workers in the states where governors were yet to implement the new minimum wage to immediately begin an indefinite strike. In a joint address to Nigerian workers to mark this year’s celebration, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Eagle Square, Abuja, directed workers in the state where governors were Read More

AGF, not Board responsible for NBAIS staff salary payment – Registrar

April 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) has debunked allegations that the Board was responsible for payment of staff salary and allowance.Acting Registrar of the Board, Prof. Muhammad Shafiu Abdullahi, who stated this in an interview with Blueprint in Kaduna on Wednesday, explained that the Board is not responsible for payment of staff salary, noting that it is Office of the Read More