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    Global Unemployment To Rise By 3.4 Million In 2017 – ILO

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    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said the global unemployment rate is expected to rise modestly from 5.7 to 5.8 per cent in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people. According to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook – Trend 2017 (WESO) the number of unemployed persons globally…

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    Politicians Accused Of Undermining Military Efforts To End Terrorism

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    An Interfaith group, the Northern Interfaith and Religious Organisations for Peace  (NIROP) has queried the motive behind the Borno state government’s reaction to the arrest and interrogation of the Chairman of Mafa Local Government Council, Alhaji Shettima Lawan who was caught harboring Boko Haram fighters. National Coordinator of the group, Bishop Musa Fomson who addressed…

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    NUPENG Suspends 3-day Warning Strike

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    The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) yesterday suspended it’s 3-day warning strike ‎following a resolution reached with Government, International Oil Companies  (IOCs), and other stakeholders in the industry over the issues of contentious. The resolutions were reached after a prolong meeting with the minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige The union…

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  • 2017: What Nigerian Workers Expect From Buhari

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    2016 was once of the worst year for Nigerian workers.  Thousands of Nigerians lost their jobs to the economic recession, while some employers including state governors were unable to pay their workers. Besides, the astronomical increase in the pump price of petroleum products, the massive and continuing devaluation of the naira, the rise in inflation,…

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    2017: What Nigerian Workers Expect From Buhari

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    2016 was once of the worst year for Nigerian workers.  Thousands of Nigerians lost their jobs to the economic recession, while some employers including state governors were unable to pay their workers. Besides, the astronomical increase in the pump price of petroleum products, the massive and continuing devaluation of the naira, the rise in inflation,…

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    Youth Group Raises Concerns Over Inciting Statements By Fayose

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    A youth group, the Middlebelt Youth Leaders Forum (MYLF) has raised concerns over what it described as unnecessary inciting statements and attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari  by Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose. The youths accused the governor of fanning the embers of ethnicity warning that the inciting statements by Mr Fayose could lead to heightened…

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  • Poor Budgetary Allocation Threatens Job Creation In 2017

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    There are worries that despite the federal government’s commitment to job creation, inadequate budgetary allocation may hamper the effective delivery of job creation to unemployed youths in the country. Checks by our reporter revealed that only the sum of N902, 800, 000 has been earmarked for enterprise creation in the 2017 budget for the National…

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    LG Autonomy: NULGE Commends Supreme Court Ruling

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    The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE)  has said the recent Supreme Court judgement that nullified the laws empowering state governors to sack elected local government officials would deepen the democratic process, especially at the grassroots. President of NULGE, Comrade Ibrahim Khaleel, who spoke with journalists in Abuja said the court judgement has given…

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