Tag: Workers’ Day

In Kogi State, The Chief of Staff ‘Boasts’ About State Gov’t Owing 12 Months’ Salaries

Edward Onoja, chief of staff to Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, sees nothing wrong with his state owing workers 12 months’ salaries. Dismissing the reports that Kogi had not paid workers for over one year, Onoja said salaries were paid in January, February and March. He spoke on Sunrise[Read More…]

Nigerian Workers Did Not Hold Back Their Frustration As The World Marks Workers Day

Angry workers on Monday protested the tough economic conditions in the country, disrupting the rally organised to commemorate the May Day at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The workers complained about what they described as the insensitivity of the federal government to their plight, describing the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari[Read More…]

Workers Day, Rights Group Blasts Governor Aregbesola, Others Over Unpaid Workers’ Salary

May Day Message: Rights Group Blasts Governors over Unpaid workers’ Salary …….Says ,Aregbesola is becoming an Ebola virus to Osun People A human rights group in Nigeria, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has blasted the State governors that still owing their workers between six (6) to ten (10) months’[Read More…]

Nigeria Declares Friday Public Holiday (2015 Workers’ Day)

by Deji Abiodun The Federal Government has declared Friday May 1 as public holiday to commemorate the 2015 Workers’ Day. Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, who made the announcement, according to a statement on Tuesday in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji, congratulated all Nigerians on their resilience[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Aliko Dangote And Workers’ Day

Courtesy of Mallam Abba Kyari, I am currently reading “Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century”, written by Thomas Piketty, a professor at the Paris School of Economics. Recently translated from French into English by Arthur Goldhammer and published by Harvard University Press, Piketty’s much acclaimed work seeks a better understanding of[Read More…]

Workers’ Day: Nigerian Government Declares Thursday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as public holiday to commemorate the 2014 Workers’ Day  celebration. The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Fatima Bamidele made the announcement. The government congratulated Nigerian workers on their resilience and commitment in the face[Read More…]