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Nigeria Labor Congress gives Federal Government deadline for implementing minimum wage 

During the 61st yearly Nigeria’s Employers Consultative Association meeting, the Secretary General of the Nigeria Labor Congress, Ayuba Wabba, urged the Federal Government to implement the new national minimum wage bill before the end of September this year. Read more

‘Nigeria is not on the path to eradicating Poverty’ says Christian Aid

At the recent Voice to the People (V2P) event, the Country Director for Christian Aid, Mr Charles Usie noted that Nigeria is not on the path to eradicating poverty instead poverty rate is increasing drastically. He also noted that the increasing rate of abject poverty in Nigeria is an act of social injustice to Nigerians and needs to be tackled in more vibrant ways. Read more

Nigeria maintains position as China’s top trade Partner

In a recent seminar organized by the Republic of China in Lagos and The Nigerian Customs Service, the Consul-General, Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang noted that China-Nigeria strategic partnership has enjoyed great progress in recent years with bilateral economic and trade exchanges becoming more and more frequent. Read more

‘Nigeria will change the face of Intra-trade Africa’- Vice President Osibanjo

Speaking during the Intra-African Trade Fair engagement session organised by the African Export-Import Bank in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council in Abuja , Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo stated that the Federal Government is determined to increase Nigeria’s contribution  to Intra-Africa trade which is presently at 5.5% at  $ 7.1 billion. Read more

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