Minimum Wage showdown: FG in dilemma as 10 states offer NLC higher minimum wage

* Labour ______________________________  Plateau tops list with N57,000, Abia follows with N42,000, Jigawa N32,000, Nasarawa N31, Kano N30,000, Gombe N28,000, Borno 27,000, Bauchi N25, Adamawa N23,000 , Ondo N22,000, Taraba N20,000 …Lagos, Enugu agree to pay whatever Southern states will pay …Akwa Ibom, Imo, Ekiti, Katsina, Oyo, not specific …Delta unable to accommodate any […]

Minimum wage: Consider health, other critical sectors before you go for strike, Speaker tells labour

* Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA, addressing workers yesterday _______________________________  Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barr. Onofiok Luke, has pleaded with labour leaders to consider critical sectors of the society such as the hospitals as they plan to embark on their anticipated industrial action, saying that health workers must keep working […]

Sack NHIS Executive Secretary now, Labour tells Buhari

* Labour ____________ Organised Labour, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately relieve Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Usman Yusuf, of his appointment over perceived impunity and avoid sending the wrong signal to the outside world regarding the government’s anti-corruption war. Speaking through Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, […]

NLC asks Gov Emmanuel to harmonise pension

* Governor Udom Emmanuel (m), Deputy Governor Moses Ekpo (L) & Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA at the May Day celebration in Uyo Township Stadium yesterday  ________________________________   The Nigeria Labour Congress in Akwa Ibom State has asked the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, to harmonise pension. Chairman of the union, Mr. Etim Ukpong, […]

Make public Akwa Ibom’s debt profile, AKHA tells Gov Udom

. The public hearing session yesterday  ________________________________________   kwa Ibom State House of Assembly, yesterday, succumbed to pressure from members of the public who had insisted on knowing the debt profile of the state, as the Chairman of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Usoro Akpanusoh, directed the state government to open up on […]