Just like any other government, the Lalong led administration in Plateau State has so far had its challenges. However, there are many areas the governor needs to be celebrated. Photo credit: Google Images As we all know, the Lalong administration came under the umbrella of the All Progressive Congress (APC) with the mantra of change.
Nigeria government has threatened to replace resident doctors who are on strike if they refuse to return to work by Monday, 9, August, 2021. The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige who issued the threat said employers have the right to replace employees who leaves work.
On the Monday edition of the Journalists' Hangout, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju, expressed his thoughts on the nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors(NARD). Here's what Babajide said: "The Labour Minister should resign, if he can't do the job he is paid to do.
Governor Yahaya Bello has been asked by workers in Kogi to pay them their minimum wage. They claim that, in the current economic climate, the failure to apply the new compensation scale is causing them great pain. Hannah Odiyo, the state's Head of Service, responded by promising that the administration was working to put the minimum wage in place.
Following the recent threats by the NARD (National Association of Resident Doctors) to go on a strike action if their demands and some of their necessary requirements are not met by the federal government, the Ministry of Labour under the leadership of Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige has come out to state that the federal government wouldn't be meeting with the doctors despite their demands to meet with the Labour minister.
Following unresolved issues with the Nigerian government on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) reached with the resident doctors (NARD) since 2014 the union on August 2 commenced a nationwide strike to press home their demands. Resident Doctors in Nigeria’s federal and state-run hospitals have walked off the job over what they call poor salaries, insurance, and health facilities despite a third wave of coronavirus infections.
The Federal government of Nigeria, has officially lifted the retirement age of health workers in the country ( They Proposed 65 years for doctors, health workers and 70 years for Consultants).Minister of Labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige has disclosed this with Journalists after having a meeting with the PSC (Presidential committee on Salaries).
The sacking of some civil servants in Kaduna state by Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has sparked outrage in the country.The Nigerian Labour Congress in reaction to it issued a warning asking the governor to rescind his order.When El-Rufai insisted that the order stood, the NLC engaged in a protest across the state shutting down key facilities like electricity and water.
This is a major throwback to 2010 when Governor Nasir El-Rufai was an activist.He was one of the people who were always criticizing the then administration of Goodluck Jonathan.Precisely on 16th May, 2010, Nasir El-Rufai suggested that the federal government should pay teachers the same way that graduates are paid in the banking sector.
Dear Governor Hope Uzodimma, Fourteen months is such a long time not to have been able to fully rectify issues concerning salary payments and pensions.These protesting teachers could be the breadwinners of their families.
Payment of civil servants, especially teachers is a discussion that most times get a lot of comments.Some persons believe that teachers are supposed to earn more than what they are paid because they play a very important role in the society.This has made Reno Omokri to remind the governor of Kaduna, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of his promise to teachers in 2010 before he became a governor.
NBA Urges Judiciary Workers To Shelve Strike The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday urged judiciary workers under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) to shelve their plan to begin a nationwide strike on Tuesday.
While some Senators are working for the good of their consistuency, others are there to speaks English and fill their pockets with that of their family with excess cash and juicy things.
In reaction to the country's current economic situation, the Ekiti State administration has reduced the pay of civil officials and political appointees. The government has temporarily stopped the consequential adjustment for workers in Grade Levels 07 to 12 that has been in place since January 2021 for a three-month period under the current arrangement.
The Nigeria Labour Congress have expressed disapproval on government's plan to reduce the wages of workers.Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, stated that the plan by the government to cut down the workers' wages is a way of reducing the cost of governance.
Despite a meeting, The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) began an indefinite strike on Thursday, April 1.According to reports, the Association signed an agreement with the federal government on Wednesday, March 31.
...Urge Government for Enabling Environment for Productive Employment Opportunities.By Fidelis Onakpoma In commemoration of the 2021 International Worker's Day, the Anambra Chapter of the African most leading political organization in Nigeria-Atiku Support Organization (ASO), has lauded Nigeria workers for upholding solidarity in building the national economy amid pandemic and obliged the government to ensure the creation of enabling environment for productive employment opportunities.