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3,000 Workers Lose Jobs In Steel Sector– Union

The National Union of Iron and Steel Workers on Wednesday said 3,000 of its members lost their jobs in the last quarter of 2015 following closure of steel companies. Mr Kasimu Kadiri, General Secretary of the union said in Lagos that the current economic recession had increased the number of unemployed people. Kadiri was reacting to plans to shut the biggest pipe factory, SCC Nigeria Limited, due to the economic recession. The pipe factory inaugurated a 280,000- ton ultra modern steel pipe manufacturing in Oct, 2015 in Ushafa, Abuja. However, after several months of staying idle, the government announced...
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Governor Obiano Offers Automatic Employment to Physically Challenged Graduates

All physically challenged graduates of Anambra State origin have been offered automatic employment by Governor Willie Obiano as part of the state government’s determination to reduce their hardships. Obiano, who spoke weekend through the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu during a cultural carnival for Anambra Central Senatorial District held at Agulu in Anaocha local government area in continuation of the Anambra@25 Silver Jubilee anniversary celebration, said the employment was in line with the stimulus package announced recently for the people of the state. Vanguard...
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Firm Plans 500,000 Jobs, 50 Megawatts Of Electricity

A foremost international solar energy company, Asteven Solar Nigeria, has promised to create 500, 000 direct jobs by accelerating access to affordable power solutions to old and existing small and medium scale enterprises across the country through specially designed channels. The company’s managing director and chief executive officer, Dr Sunny Akpoyibo, while speaking with newsmen in Ibadan on the sidelines of the Nigeria Energy Forum 2016, said the company had concluded arrangements to generate for Nigeria, a total of 50 megawatts of electricity through solar energy over the next two years. He...
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NLC, TUC Vow To Hold Buhari, APC Accountable To “3 Million Jobs A Year” Pledge

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, on Friday in Abuja vowed to hold the incoming Muhammadu Buhari-led government accountable in respect of his party’s promises to Nigerians and workers in particular. Mr. Buhari was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The unions made the vow at the 2015 May Day celebration with the theme: “The Working Class, Democratic Consolidation and Economic Revival: Charting the Way to National Rebirth”. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, urged the incoming administration to revive the Ajaokuta Steel complex, saying the...
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