Labour

Contributory Pension Scheme: Obaseki Presents N19m to Seven Families of Deceased Civil Servants

Gov Godwin Obaseki

The Edo State Governor has presented cheques totalling N19,169,724.24 to the next-of-kins of seven deceased employees of the state government who were enrolled under the Edo State Contributory Pension Scheme. The governor, who was represented at the presentation of the cheques in Government House, Benin City, by the Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa Esq., said “Today marks another defining moment ...

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Gombe Partners Mercy Corps to Strengthen Market Systems, Develop Human Capital

Gombe Partners Mercy Corps to Strengthen Market Systems, Develop Human Capital

Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says his administration is committed to enhancing human capital development for self sustainability through close partnership and collaboration with relevant organizations. The Governor made the assertion when he played host to the Country Director of Mercy Corps, a USAID funded international humanitarian organisation that supports market actors with specific attention to youths and ...

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Obaseki Spends N25bn on Pension Payment, Clears Arrears with N4.3bn

Gov Godwin Obaseki

The administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Government has expended over N4.3 billion in clearing the backlog of outstanding pension arrears owed about 3,128 pensioners in the state. The state government also spent N25, 047,472,632.77 in the monthly pension payment of 13,081 pensioners from November 2016 to May 2020, The Street Reporters Newspaper gathered. According to a Mid-Year ...

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Lebanese Embassy Suspends Issuance of Working Visa to Nigerians

Lebanese Embassy Suspends Issuance of Working Visa to Nigerians 1

Sequel to influx of some Nigerians to Lebanon to work, and complaints of maltreatment from some Nigerian domestic workers in the country, Amb. Houssam Diab, the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria said on Thursday that the Embassy has suspended issuing working visas to Nigerians seeking to work in Lebanon, particularly for domestic work. He told the visiting Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in ...

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The Role of Human Capital Management in the New World of Work

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By Ronnie Toerien The world of work has been changing for some time, particularly over the last decade as emerging technologies equipped enterprises with the tools to operate with greater efficiency, innovate and explore a new potential. However, unprecedented events in 2020, have accelerated this transformation at an unimaginable pace. With mandates to work from home if possible, the disruption ...

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#COVID19: ILO Advocates Plugging Social Protection Gaps in Developing Countries to Prevent Future Crises

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The COVID-19 crisis has exposed devastating gaps in social protection coverage in developing countries, and recovery will only be sustained and future crises prevented if they can transform their ad hoc crisis response measures into comprehensive social protection systems, according to new analysis from the International Labour Organization (ILO). Two briefing papers released by the ILO warn that the current ...

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Senator Ekwunife Wants Workers Salaries on FACC Account First Line Charge

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The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Senator Uche Ekwunife has called on government to make workers salaries first line charge on the Federation Account. In a statement delivered on Friday, in commemoration of 2020 International Workers’ Day, the Senator commended the efforts and sacrifice of Nigerian workers. Her words: “May 1st is universally acknowledged as International Workers’ Day. A ...

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Gombe Begins Payment of N30, 000 Minimum Wage

February salaries to capture adjustments, as implementation takes effect from January 1. Gombe state government and the organized labour in the state today agreed on payment of N30,000 new minimum wage. This was after series of negotiations between the government team, led by the state Deputy Governor, Dr. Manassah Daniel Jatau, the organized labour and the Joint Negotiation Council. According ...

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