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AS the burial rite of former ASUU leader began on Wednesday December 4, the Joint Action Front (JAF) deplored the reckless and irresponsible pronouncement made last week by the Supervising Minister for Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike, ordering university lecturers in the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resume duty by December 4th 2013 or face mass sack.

ALTHOUGH industrial actions in Nigeria appear more potent in conflict resolutions, a Labour veteran at a book presentation in Lagos over the weekend has called on union leaders to always adopt social dialogue which promotes resolution of conflict in industry.
In his remark, the author of the book, “The Memoir of a Labour Leader,” Comrade Elijah Okougbo noted that moderation and a win-win approach through social dialogue

…shuts gate against ERC

IT is no longer news that the strike by lecturers in public universities, under the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) entered its fourth months, the news is that efforts by concerned Nigerians under the aegis of Education Rights Campaign (ERC) to find solution to the ongoing strike by dragging National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)  and by making it to redeem its pledge made earlier by the Union suffered a setback as it locked its gates against the

...canvasses stiffer sanction for pension thieves

WORRIED by the way some people are trying to jeopardize retirement bliss of Nigerian workers, the President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama has canvassed stiffer sanctions for those who loot pension fund to act as deterrence to others.
Kaigama stated this in a keynote address at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the association in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital last week.

...Sell 40watts as 105watts —SON
...Standard bulb cannot be less than a minimum of 6,000 hours

IN its wisdom to made Nigerians enjoy their money, safeguard of lives and property, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has warned importers against daring Nigerian markets with substandard electric bulbs to desist from the act or face severe sanction.
Striking his hammer on importers and dealers of electric bulbs in Alaba International Market, Lagos, the Director General, Dr. Joseph Odumodu, frowned at ways some

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