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WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates' certificates

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released a list of candidates whose certificates it had impounded over the candidates' involvement in malpractices during examinatio... Read More


NLC warns First Bank against mass sack of workers

Nigeria, Dec. 2 -- The Nigeria Labour Congress has warned First Bank Nigeria Plc against sacking more than 1000 of its workers, saying such action would contradict extant labour laws. In a letter sen... Read More


AfDB calls for increased access to finance for women

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- The African Development Bank(AfDB) has called for increased access to finance for African women. The president of AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, said this during the inaugural session of... Read More


INTERVIEW: Why centralised payroll system, IPPIS, can't work in Nigerian universities - ASUU President

Nigeria, Nov. 24 -- In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES' Azeezat Adedigba, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Biodun Ogunyemi, speaks on the union's stand on s... Read More


You can be an academic genius and have a social life - 2018 WAEC best student

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- Eighteen-year-old Seunara Arotiba who emerged as the overall best candidate of the May/June 2018 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has said having a so... Read More


ITUC-Africa demands repatriation of Africa's 'stolen wealth'

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The International Trade Union Congress (ITUC-Africa), has demanded the repatriation of Africa's stolen wealth stashed in developed economies. The President of the Nigeria Labour C... Read More


Situation Room calls for cancellation of Kogi elections

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has called for the total cancellation of the elections held in Kogi State on Saturday due to the high level of violence and vote buying. ... Read More


NECO dismisses 70 staff for certificate forgery

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The management of the National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has dismissed 70 staff from its services for certificate forgery. The Head, Information and Public Relations Div... Read More


Nigeria to equip 200,000 youth with digital skills within two years - Minister

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The Nigerian government has set out a programme to equip 200,000 youth with basic digital skills over the next two years. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare... Read More


Minimum Wage: Labour unions to begin negotiations with state governments

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- The labour unions in Nigeria will formally write state governments on Wednesday and ask them to begin negotiation on the consequential adjustments arising from the new minimum wage.... Read More