Civil servants, the business community and parents in Damaturu, Yobe, on Thursday condemned the Nigeria Labour Congress  (NLC) warning strike which began on Thursday,  describing it as grossly unnecessary and counter productive. A cross section of the respondents, who spoke to newsmen, noted that schools and other public institutions in...
The organised labor on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands for the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage. However, this action did not affect flight operations at the nation’s busiest airport as airlines and passengers...
The euro struggled on Tuesday despite European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi’s comments about “relatively vigorous” inflation previously, while the dollar paused before the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. The euro hit a 3-1/2 month high on Monday after Draghi expressed confidence in euro zone inflation and wage growth,...
The National Association of Nigerian Traders on Monday stormed the ECOWAS secretariat located in Abuja to protest the alleged closure of shops belonging to Nigerians in Ghana. The protest which began at 9:30am partially paralysed activities at the ECOWAS Secretariat. The protesters marched through the streets of Yakubu Gowon way in Asokoro,...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said the alleged deduction of N1.886 billion fine from Stanbic IBTC Bank’s account was in the national interest. An official of CBN, who pleaded anonymity while confirming this to reporters in Lagos, said he could not immediately give details, but the apex...