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Four NRC workers, others arrested for equipment theft


Four employees of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have been arrested for the theft of rail equipment in the Oni-Iyarin-Owodotun area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The District Manager, West, NRC, Mrs. Angelique Ikwuka, made this known in Ibadan, on Tuesday, while speaking with journalists on the Federal Government’s commitment to deliver the ongoing rail project before the end of the ...

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Osun employs 4,500 workers for housing scheme

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Olasunkanmi Dunmoye, South West Zonal Coordinator, Federal Government Housing Scheme, said about 4,500 residents were employed as skilled and unskilled labour in the construction of federal government housing project in Osun. Speaking during an inspection of the housing scheme on Tuesday in Osogbo, Dunmoye said that the project was being built for the masses on 10.6 hectares of land in ...

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Workers Can’t Access Housing Mortgage Due To Low Wage- Experts

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Housing experts have identified low income as the major reason why public servants cannot access the housing mortgage funds meant to address the housing needs of workers. The Chairman of the 2nd Nigeria Housing Finance Conference, Mr. Bassett Ekpeyong, said this while giving his opening remarks, yesterday at a conference organised by the Nigeria Integrated Social Housing Cooperative Society Limited ...

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TUC President tasks FG on affordable houses for workers


The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Comrade Bobboi Kaigama, has berated the Federal Government for not taking workers’ income into consideration in the housing projects being implemented across the nation. Comrade Kaigama said previous efforts to build houses for workers had remained white elephant projects because they did not take time to plan for the workers ...

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Edo state governor urges workers to embrace housing scheme

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the state government workers to embrace the federal government housing scheme to enable them become homeowners after retirement. Obaseki gave the advice on Friday in Benin during a sensitisation programme on the federal housing mortgage scheme for public sector workers in the state, organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and ...

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Alleged NLC members destroy MTN property, injures staff


Vandals suspected to be members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), had attacked various MTN offices around the country in the name of picketing and injured staff. MTN Nigeria had been involved in protracted talks with the trade union to reach an amicable decision, all to no avail. Confirming the attack and vandalisation of some properties for the company, Corporate ...

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13,000 workers would benefit from the federal mortgage bank’s renovation loan- FMBN


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), says 13,000 workers would benefit from its N13 billion Workers Home Renovation Loan Scheme. Speaking at a consultation with the National Employers Consultative Association, the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, the Director-General of FMBN, Ahmed Dangiwa, said with a credit facility of N1 million, the bank will be able to ...

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Proposed Sale of National Theater Sparks Protests Among workers

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 A peaceful protest was carried out by the workers of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu on Tuesday to protest against the proposed sale of the national monument and other Federal Government facilities. The workers expressed their opposition to the proposed sale of the national assets by carrying placards with various inscriptions round the city. The  workers blamed the dwindling fortune ...

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