Sunday 18 November, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Tag Archives: Federal Government
Minimum wage

Minimum wage The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that Governors who feel they cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage should resign. He said such Governors are not worthy of holding public offices, adding...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 17th, 2018
Public Holiday

Public Holiday The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 20th November 2018 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. This was announced by the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday in a statement...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 16th, 2018
The High speed rail

The High speed rail Skyway String Transport Technology, a private firm, says its fast light rail service can move passengers from Lagos to Abuja in about 45 minutes. It will be moving at an average speed of 150km per hour and has capacity for...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 15th, 2018
Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari Nigerian governors have said they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked. Apart from this, the governors at their emergency...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 15th, 2018
One on One: Osinbajo chats with one of the traders

One on One: Osinbajo chats with one of the traders The Federal Government will expand the N-Power scheme from the current 500,000 to accommodate one million beneficiaries in the next phase. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said that the expansion...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 13th, 2018
File Photo: Children benefiting from Home Growth School Feeding Programme of the Buhari administration

File Photo: Children benefiting from Home Growth School Feeding Programme of the Buhari administration The Home Grown School Feeding Programme, one of the packages under the Federal Government’s Social Intervention Programme (SIP) has created...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 13th, 2018
Audu Ogbeh, Agric minister

Audu Ogbeh, Agric minister The Federal Government has taken further steps to boost rice and animal feed production through the distribution of implement to farmers. The government has started the distribution of farm implements including cattle...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 11th, 2018

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, in Abuja, on Thursday ordered both the Federal Government and the organised labour to submit a report of their negotiations on the disputes over the new minimum wage by January 30, 2019. Justice Sanusi...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 8th, 2018
Senate at plenary

Nigerian Senate in rowdy session The Senate plenary on Wednesday turned ‎rowdy when the Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi alleged that the Social Intervention Programme of the Federal Government, which was introduced by the President...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 7th, 2018
NLC President Ayuba Wabba (middle) addressing a world press conference at its headquarters in Abuja, on new national minimum wage

NLC President Ayuba Wabba (middle) addressing a world press conference at its headquarters in Abuja, on new national minimum wage The planned nationwide strike by the labour unions over a new minimum wage has been shelved for now. The strike...

By METRO DAILY on Nov 6th, 2018