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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Ndume Threatens To Relocate Abroad, PDP Disqualifies 3 Aspirants

Ndume threatens to relocate abroad over FG’s rising recurrent expenditure The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has lamented the rising recurrent expenditure in the annual national budget of the Federal Government. He also lamented the huge amount being paid as personnel and overhead costs despite an embargo placed on employment by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Ndume Threatens To Relocate Abroad, PDP Disqualifies 3 Aspirants

ECONOMY-FINANCE

National Salaries, Income And Wages Commission Has Commenced The Implementation Of 2021-2025 Plan

The National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission says implementation of pensioner's increment arising from the consequential adjustment for the 2021 national minimum wage Act has been concluded and is expected to commence soon. The Acting Chairman of the commission, Ekpo Nta stated this in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital where board members and head of departments converge to assess and make necessary inputs on the implementation plans drawn up.

  8 months ago ago
National Salaries, Income And Wages Commission Has Commenced The Implementation Of 2021-2025 Plan

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Senate Faults FG Rising Recurrent Votes, Gunmen Set Imo Police Station Ablaze

Senate faults FG rising recurrent votes, overhead amidst job embargo The Senate, on Thursday, berated the executive arm of government over the increment in recurrent expenditure and overhead in annual national budgets despite the embargo placed on employment by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Senate Faults FG Rising Recurrent Votes, Gunmen Set Imo Police Station Ablaze

POLITICS

Federal Government of Nigeria releases new minimum wage Salary Structure 2020 for All Workers

Federal Government of Nigeria releases new minimum wage Salary Structure 2020 for All Workers These are the highlights of the minimum wage payment template released by the Federal Government. The circular on the new wage, signed by the Acting Chairman of the National Income, Salaries and Wages Commission, Ekpo Nta, is copied to top government officials, including the Chief of Staff to the President, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, ministers, among others. It says: “Consequent upon the enact

  1 year ago ago
Federal Government of Nigeria releases new minimum wage Salary Structure 2020 for All Workers

POLITICS

Senate disagrees with FG over embargo on employment & increase in salaries

The Nigeria Senate had reportedly disagreed with the Federal Government over embargo on employment and yearly increase of workers’ salaries. According to them, "the embargo is turning into a time bomb that can explode at any time, because of millions of youths seeking employment without success."

  3 months ago ago
Senate disagrees with FG over embargo on employment & increase in salaries

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Umahi seeks negotiations with bandits in Ebonyi; Amotekun arrests northern youths

New minimum wage increment to be reflected in old pension scheme — FG The Federal Government has approved the adjustment in pensions of retirees under the defined benefit pension scheme arising from the implementation of the New National Minimum Wage Act 2019.In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, Mr Ekpo Nta, Acting Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) said the approval would take effect from April 18, 2019.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Umahi seeks negotiations with bandits in Ebonyi; Amotekun arrests northern youths

POLITICS

FG to begin payment of new mininum wage

The Federal government of Nigeria to release salary structure of the minimum wage for all civil servants for the year 2020. The new wage signed by the Chairman of National Income, Salaries and Wages, Ekpo Nta, was sent to top government officials, including Chief of Staff to the President, Secretary to the Federal Government, ministers, among others. It said: "As a result of the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act, and negotiations between the Federal Government and organized labor (represented by the Nat

  1 year ago ago
FG to begin payment of new mininum wage