Tag: Workers

Osun Governor Aregbesola Who Can’t Pay Salaries Was Awarded For “Service To Humanity”

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has once again blamed the failure of his administration to pay workers salaries as at when on the drop in allocations to the state from the Federation Account. Aregbesola said this Friday night during a chat with newsmen on the sidelines of an award to[Read More…]

Osun Pays Only December 2014 Salary, Announces Pay Cut For Political Office Holders

The Government of the State of Osun has announced the commencement of the process of paying the salaries of civil servants in the state. In a statement issued by the Governor’s Office, the government said it is paying the balance of November and and full December salary arrears owed.We must assure our people[Read More…]

Billionaire Businessman, Jim Ovia Is Alleged To Have Sacked 500 Visafone Workers

Billionaire businessman, Jim Ovia has allegedly reduced the Visafone Nigeria company’s staff strength by sacking close to 500 workers. Visafone, the Nigeria’s leading CDMA operator has significantly downsized cutting across every department and all its operation bases across the country. The decision of the management to let majority of its[Read More…]

Rivers State Civil Service Workers Protest Non-payment Of Salaries, Overheads By Rotimi Amaechi

Civil servants in Rivers State yesterday protested non-payment of two months salaries at the state secretariat, Port Harcourt. Mr Tony Ochiagha said during the protest that, by the end of this month, salaries would be in arrears of three months. He alleged that they had not been paid overhead in[Read More…]

Aregbesola Is Not Alone, Rochas Okorocha Is Also Owing Teachers Salaries In Imo

by Deji Abiodun Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has pledged to pay the 13 months salary arrears owed primary school teachers in the state. Okorocha made the promise during the 2015 Workers Day celebrations in Owerri on Friday. In Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola is owing ALL the civil servants six[Read More…]

In Akwa Ibom, Striking Workers Invade House Of Assembly

by Zenith Oduah Striking workers in Akwa Ibom have blocked the entrance to the State House of Assembly following a disagreement with the state government regarding salaries. The workers embarked on a three-day warning strike in Uyo, the state capital, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The trouble was said to[Read More…]

Government With A Human Face: Gov. Mimiko Recalls Sacked Local Govt Staff

The Ondo state Government has reinstated about one thousand Local Government workers laid off last year following the discovery that their employment was illegal. The government has also announced that that it has waived the outcome of the last promotional examination in the state to ensure that workers in its[Read More…]

PDP Workers On Strike Over Non-payment Of Three Months Salaries

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) workers at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja, have gone on strike following the non-payment of their salaries which they said are for three months. DailyTrust Correspondent gathered that the workers, who are mostly youths working as cleaners and messengers, commenced the strike on Tuesday, after all other[Read More…]

Benue Workers Celebrate Christmas Without Salaries

Some government employees in Benue State said they were celebrating Christmas in high spirit in spite the state government’s inability to pay their salaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workers, who were being owed four months’ salaries, appeared to have shunned all grievances against the state[Read More…]

Workers Of Today’s Telegraph Newspaper Accuse Management Of Owing 5 Months Salaries

Aggrieved workers of Today’s Telegraph, a free daily newspaper that lasted barely three months on the new stands, have accused a Lagos-based project development firm, CBO Capital Partners, of violating contractual agreements and owing five months of salaries. Today’s Telegraph was launched in September 2013, three months after its website[Read More…]