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In every part of Benue State, there is an epidemic of quackery in the medical and healthcare sector, slaying and maiming lives of mainly the indigent. With shortage of qualified medical doctors, particularly in most rural communities in the...
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Editorial

INVESTIGATION: Merchants of Death: How Quack Health Workers Mangle Lives in...

In every part of Benue State, there is an epidemic of quackery in the medical and healthcare sector, slaying and maiming...

Balarabe Musa: Exit of a Genuine Progressive By Femi Falana (SAN)

Balarabe and his fellow party man, the late Abubakar Rimi in Kano State, were the ideological northern stars of the politics...
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Workers World

IUF Launches Global Campaign to Reinstate Sacked Guinean Union Leaders

THE International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) has launched...

NLC Extols Services of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Assistants

THE Oyo State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress has extoled the services of medical laboratory technicians...

Food Union Crisis: Aggrieved Members Get First Victory As Court Rules on Stay of Proceedings

AGGRIEVED members of the National Union of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) yesterday, Thursday, November 26,...

Only 10% of Nigerian Youth in Labour Market Have Access to Decent Jobs — Oby Ezekwesili

FORMER Minister of Solid Minerals, and later, of Education during the second-term Presidency of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,...

Court Begins Alleged Pension Thief Maina’s Trial in Absentia Over N2bn Fraud Allegation

THE Federal High Court in Abuja today (Tuesday, November 24, 2020) commenced the trial of former Chairman...

Columnists

What Opening of RSA Transfer Window Means for Workers, PFAs and PenCom

IN the words of Hajiya Aisha Dahir-Umar, Director General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), it was...

EndSARS Protest Movement: Lessons From Sudan, Algeria, Mali and Nigeria’s Past Struggles

By Jaye Gaskia THE uprisings of 2019 in Sudan, Algeria and Mali are important for the purposes of...

Balarabe Musa: Exit of a Genuine Progressive By Femi Falana (SAN)

Balarabe and his fellow party man, the late Abubakar Rimi in Kano State, were the ideological northern...

Yima Sen and Radical Politics in Nigeria

By Jibrin Ibrahim WE are gathered to celebrate the life of Yima Sen, a great comrade, friend, elder...

Alhaji Balarabe Musa (ABM) – Adieu!

By Femi Aborisade Adieu, ABM, as we fondly called him in the left circles in the late 1970s. ABM...

News

New National Minimum Wage: Plateau Workers Demand for Immediate Implementation

Organised labour in Plateau State has called on the state government to activate the mechanism for the immediate implementation of the...

Purported Statement from NSITF Management Disclaims Sack of Officers

“We wish to state that President Muhammadu Buhari has not suspended the management of NSITF and did not make such announcement. The person mentioned in the media report is not a staff of the President."

Reinstate Suspended NSITF Officials, House Appeals To Buhari

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on July 2, 2020, suspended the officers on allegations of financial infractions and violation of procurement procedures. According to him, the suspended officers allegedly lavished N3.4 billion on “non-existent” staff training split into about 196 different consultancy contracts in order to evade the Ministerial Tenders Board and Federal Executive Council approvals.
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Civil Society/Human Rights

Fuel Price Increase: Buhari Doesn’t Have Interest of Masses at Heart – CORE

Calls for Mass Action of Workers, Youth THE Coalition for Revolution (CORE) has described as wicked...

CSOs, Family Give IGP Ultimatum to Arrest On-the-Run Suspect Over Rape, Death of 13-Yr-Old Ochanya Ogbanje

CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) and the family of the late Ochanya Ogbanje who allegedly died as a...

ILO, IOM Sign Agreement to Strengthen Collaboration on Migration Governance

THE International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have signed an agreement to...

Universal Social Protection Floors Are A Joint Responsibility

By Michelle Bachelet, Olivier De Schutter, Guy Ryder* Building back better from the pandemic so that we have...

#EndSARS: ASCAB Asks Gov Makinde to Expedite Constitution of Commission of Enquiry

THE Oyo State chapter of the Alliance on Surviving CoviD-19 Pandemic And Beyond (ASCAB), has called on...

Opinion

For Most Nigerians, It’s Not Covid-19 Killing Us – It’s Poverty

By Drew Povey THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported on Thursday, November 12, 2020 that 76...

EndSARS Protest Movement: Lessons From Sudan, Algeria, Mali and Nigeria’s Past Struggles

By Jaye Gaskia THE uprisings of 2019 in Sudan, Algeria and Mali are important for the purposes of...

Balarabe Musa: Exit of a Genuine Progressive By Femi Falana (SAN)

Balarabe and his fellow party man, the late Abubakar Rimi in Kano State, were the ideological northern...

Yima Sen and Radical Politics in Nigeria

By Jibrin Ibrahim WE are gathered to celebrate the life of Yima Sen, a great comrade, friend, elder...

Alhaji Balarabe Musa (ABM) – Adieu!

By Femi Aborisade Adieu, ABM, as we fondly called him in the left circles in the late 1970s. ABM...

Business & Finance

IUF Launches Global Campaign to Reinstate Sacked Guinean Union Leaders

THE International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) has launched a global online campaign...

Poisoned Rivers: Dangote Group To Face Litigation From Benue Communities

SEVERAL communities and aggrieved individuals in Benue State are at the verge of suing Dangote Group of Companies over its strip...

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