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RELIGION

"ILO UWA" - The Belief In Igbo Land That People Return Back To Earth After Death As Infants

Since the beginning of time, the reality of the afterlife has been shrouded in mystery. The Igbo people of Southeast Nigeria are known for their many life-centred beliefs; they are people of spirituality, which includes their belief in life and death. They say a cat has nine lives, but Igbos believe humans only have seven.

  11 months ago ago

POLITICS

Guidelines for FG’s 774, 000 SPW Job Recruitment

As a new window of opportunity was opened for Nigerian youths yearning for a way of livelihood, steps to be taken to be successful in the exercise have been outlined. An applicant must be resident in the area in which he or she applies and be ready to work on public projects like roads, drainage, health facilities, educational institutions and the like. The person must also be aware that the jobs to be done are not the white collar type but those that fall under the category known as menial jobs. And it is to

  2 years ago ago
Guidelines for FG’s 774, 000 SPW Job Recruitment

JUSTICE

ILO and Media Professionals Plot Ambush for Child Labour in Osun State

Media professionals under the structures of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio, Television, Theatre Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU) and National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Osun State have issued a communique signaling preparedness to accelerate the elimination of child labour especially in agriculture and mining, from the State of Virtue.

  1 year ago ago
ILO and Media Professionals Plot Ambush for Child Labour in Osun State

EDUCATION

Celebrating Teachers: Don't be Ungrateful. If You Can Spell and Write Down Your Name, Appreciate It.

Considering that the fact that teachers mold future generations, taking one day every year to say “thank you” is the least we can do. Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This looks to help address the standards set with regards to teachers surrounding education personnel policy, recruitment, training, personal development and working conditions. But has there been

  1 year ago ago
Celebrating Teachers: Don't be Ungrateful. If You Can Spell and Write Down Your Name, Appreciate It.

EDUCATION

2020 Teachers' Appreciation Day by Comrade Akeem Lasisi

Distinguished Colleagues, on Oct 5, 1966, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) held an intergovernmental conference in Paris, France, to expand the status of teachers, and at the end of the conference, UNESCO and ILO representatives signed recommendations for this conference. For the first time, the recommendation described Teachers' Rights, Responsibilities and various aspects of the teaching profession worldwide. On Oct. 5, 1994,

  1 year ago ago
2020 Teachers' Appreciation Day by Comrade Akeem Lasisi

EDUCATION

Education gave me a head start in life, my teachers brought out the best in me - Atiku Abubakar

World Teachers' Day, also known as International Teachers Day, is an international day held annually on October 5. Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world. World Teachers' Day aims to focus on "appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world" and to provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teachers

  1 year ago ago
Education gave me a head start in life, my teachers brought out the best in me - Atiku Abubakar

SOCIETY

Tragedy in Lagos as a petrol tanker falls and explode in Ajegunle this evening.

Great disaster in Lagos as a tanker explodes in Ajegunle this evening around 4:30pm today, Sunday 13th of December. It is a sad day for the people around Ajegunle bus stop, along agege- abeokuta road this evening as a tanker loaded with petrol explodes and caused disaster in the environment.  The tanker falls due to loss of control this evening in Ajegunle, Ilo bus stop in Lagos state, close to the toll gate between Lagos and Ogun state along abeokuta express way.  The incident has taken the life of two

  1 year ago ago
Tragedy in Lagos as a petrol tanker falls and explode in Ajegunle this evening.

HEALTH

According To UN, See Total Number Of People Killed By Long Working Hours

According to estimates released on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), 745,000 people died from stroke and ischemic heart disease as a result of long working hours in 2016.Ischemic or ischaemia is a condition in which blood flow to tissues is limited, resulting in a lack of oxygen for cellular metabolism (to keep tissue alive).

  1 year ago ago
According To UN, See Total Number Of People Killed By Long Working Hours

EDUCATION

Give Us 3 Months To Settle Your Grievances -FG Begs Varsity Workers Over Strike Action

As the crisis rocking the varsity system continues, the Federal government on Friday, has urged the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), who have declared a strike action to give it three months to resolve their grievance, especially in regards to the minimum wage. According to Nigeriantribune, consequently, while speaking further, the Labour Minister, Chris Ngige, however, warned that it will be illegal for the

  1 year ago ago
Give Us 3 Months To Settle Your Grievances -FG Begs Varsity Workers Over Strike Action

EDUCATION

Nigerian teachers mark low-key World Teachers' Day 2020

The year 2020 edition of World Teachers' day celebrations world over was held today 5 October 2020 but the celebration was marked in a low key contrary to the previous editions which was celebrated with pomp and Pageantry. Reason not too far from the outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic which has made the day to be marked devoid of the usual public gatherings. The theme of this year celebration is, Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian teachers mark low-key World Teachers' Day 2020

JUSTICE

NLC Discredits Allegations Laid Against The Union By The Kaduna State Government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has today (May 25th, 2021) sent a rejoinder to the good people of Kaduna State in clarifications on the state government's allegations of warning strike and protests organized by the national body of the union in the state recently.

  1 year ago ago
NLC Discredits Allegations Laid Against The Union By The Kaduna State Government

HEALTH

Reincarnation in Igboland

Reincarnation (ILO UWA) In a traditional igbo family, when a child is born, the father of the child goes for AFA consultation from a seer or native doctor to enquire on who reincarnated the new born baby. If he finds out the reincarnated baby died of sickness or was always sick in his previous life, he start on time to prevent the child from having that same sickness. Your native name might be that of the person you reincarnated if you ask questions. Most times during pregnancy and the pregnant woman experience

  1 year ago ago
Reincarnation in Igboland

CRIME

Stop Sending Our 'Leaders Of Tomorrow' On The Street To Hawk, It is Called Child Labour

Child labour is any activity, engagement or work that deprives a child of his or her personal development and safety. These activities put the security and the well-being of such children at risk, which can eventually lead to psychological problem of the child. It can also lead to death - yes, child labour is that dangerous. According to International Labour Organization (ILO), any labour given to a child below the legal minimum working age (18) is considered to be child labour. Child labour is not just a bad

  1 year ago ago
Stop Sending Our 'Leaders Of Tomorrow' On The Street To Hawk, It is Called Child Labour

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly.

ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly. The inaugural National Children’s Conference is in commemoration of the 2021 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) in Nigeria, themed “Act Now: End Child Labour”. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called on gold users and consumers of cocoa products in Nigeria to be mindful of the impact of their patronage on the use of children for work on gold mines and cocoa farms.

  1 year ago ago
ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly.

CAREER-JOBS

FG Solicit UN's Support in Tackling Unemployment in the country (photo)

The federal government had on Thursday through the minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made a plea to International labour organization(ILO) to assist in solving Nigeria's unemployment issue through the provision of technical support. The minister made the plea when the new ILO country Director to Nigeria paid him a courtesy visit in his office on Thursday in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
FG Solicit UN's Support in Tackling Unemployment in the country (photo)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ILO Signs Implementation Agreement with Labour Unions in Nigeria.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Nigeria has signed an Implementation Agreement (IA) with the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to further accelerate the elimination of child labour in the country. The NLC and TUC, being a significant part of the ILO’s tripartite partnership with workers’ representatives, government, and employers, are expected to collaborate with their affiliate unions and associations to implement the project

  1 year ago ago
ILO Signs Implementation Agreement with Labour Unions in Nigeria.

POLITICS

How The Government Wants To Turn Nigerian Civil Servants Into Slave- NLC President Ayuba Wabba

The President of The Nigerian Labor Congress Ayuba Wabba has said in an interview with PUNCH NEWSPAPER, that the proposed Minimum wage decentralization will only turn Nigerian civil servants into slaves.

  1 year ago ago
How The Government Wants To Turn Nigerian Civil Servants Into Slave- NLC President Ayuba Wabba

CAREER-JOBS

ILO Wins Award For Promoting Social Justice And Decent Work In Nigeria

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has received a prestigious award at the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Annual Employers’ Excellence Awards 2020, held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos on Wednesday, 26 May 2021. Receiving the award for “Promoting Social Justice and Decent Work in Nigeria” on behalf of the ILO Country Director, Ms. Vanessa Phala, the National Programme Officer, ILO, Dr. Agatha Kolawole, appreciated NECA for recognizing ILO’s work in the aspect of promoting workers’ rights and social justice in the workplace.

  1 year ago ago
ILO Wins Award For Promoting Social Justice And Decent Work In Nigeria

CAREER-JOBS

International Labour Organization (ILO) Wins Award for Promoting Social Justice and Decent Work

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has received a prestigious award at the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) Annual Employers’ Excellence Awards 2020, held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos on Wednesday, 26 May 2021. Receiving the award for “Promoting Social Justice and Decent Work in Nigeria” on behalf of the ILO Country Director, Ms. Vanessa Phala, the National Programme Officer, ILO, Dr. Agatha Kolawole, appreciated NECA for recognizing ILO’s work in the aspect of promoting workers’ rights and social justice in the workplace.

  1 year ago ago
International Labour Organization (ILO) Wins Award for Promoting Social Justice and Decent Work

BUSINESS

Child Labour Elimination: A collaboration of ILO And NECA

Several agencies both governmental and non-governmental have been working so hard to ensure the elimination of child labour. Over the years now some organisation have been working in some part of Africa to eliminate the child labour. The ILO, international Labour Organization and the NECA, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association in agreement will Collaborate to accelerate the progress on child labour elimination in the Cocoa, the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) supply chains in Nigeria. 

  2 years ago ago
Child Labour Elimination: A collaboration of ILO And NECA