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Makinde Extends Wage Award by Six Months

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Governor, Engineer ‘Seyi Makinde, has announced a six-month extension of the payment of N25,000 and N15,000 wage award to civil servants and pensioners in the state. The governor, who made the announcement at the inauguration of the 12.5 kilometres Challenge-Odo Ona Elewe-Apata Road, said the extension became important to allow […]Continue Reading
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Osun State NLC Gets New Leadership

By Funmi Ojo Chairman, Nigeria Civil Service Union, Osun State Chapter, Comrade Christopher Arapasopo has emerged Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Osun State Chapter. At the 7th Triennial Delegates Conference with delegates from the 32 affiliate industrial unions in the state, held in Osogbo, Comrade Arapasopo polled a total vote of 270 to defeat his […]Continue Reading
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Adeleke Redeems Promise on Half Salary Debt

By Funmi Adekoya In fulfilment of his electoral promises, Governor Ademola Adeleke has again paid another half-salary debt, making four months of repayment since assuming office. The Governor had earlier this year approved a memo for the phased payment of the 30 months’ half salaries debt inherited from the previous administration.  A similar agreement was […]Continue Reading
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New salary begins April 1 2024 – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said a new minimum wage regime would come into effect on April 1, 2024. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Idris Mohammed, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the current N30,000 minimum wage would expire at the end of March 2024. Mohammed said this […]Continue Reading
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Labour Faults FG on Slashing Wage Award

Labour Unions, on Wednesday, lambasted the Federal Government for slashing the supplementary budgetary allocation for wage awards to Federal civil servants by N100bn, warning that this was not the agreement they had with the government. Data obtained from the newly Revised 2023 Supplementary Budget, indicated that in the proposed document, the four-month wage award was Continue Reading
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Oluwo to Labour, Shelve Proposed Strike

By Adenitan Akinola  The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba AbdulRosheed Adewale Akanbi has appealed to Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its planned nationwide strike. Oba Akanbi urged the labour leaders to be patient with President Tinubu so that he could prove himself. He made the appeal at a function in his palace where religious leaders […]Continue Reading
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Accolades as Oyo NUJ Holds Pen Night

By Dayo Adu It was a night of accolades as Journalists in Oyo State, on Friday, converged on Jogor centre, Ibadan to recognise distinguished individuals and corporate organisations for their impacts in the society. The event tagged Pen Night climaxed the week-long 2023 press week of the union was filled with merriments and the dinning […]Continue Reading