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Twenty per cent of Nigerian workers lost their jobs as a result of COVID

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES, Jean Bizimana/REUTERS. Around 20% of workers in Nigeria have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19, the government’s statistics office said on Tuesday, outlining the impact of the pandemic on businesses in Africa’s most populous nation. The National Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Development Programme surveyed Read More…

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Dangote refinery adds 17,000 more jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dangote Refinery is adding 17,000 more jobs to its workforce over the next few months. This was revealed by the President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Ltd., Alhaji Aliko Dangote, in a statement signed by the Group Head, Corporate Communications, Dangote Group, Mr Anthony Chiejina, on Sunday in Lagos. According to the statement, the refinery intends to Read More…

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Coronavirus spurred changes to global workforce to be permanent

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Kevin Coombs, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo. Sweeping changes to the global labour market caused by the coronavirus pandemic will likely be permanent, policy makers said on Tuesday, as some industries collapse, others flourish and workers stay home. “I think it would be a fallacy to think we will go back to where we were Read More…

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‘This is not our fault’: Pandemic job losses fall hardest on hospitality workers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, Mike Blake/REUTERS. Cristina Lopez Garcia was excited to buy a house last February. It was an eight-minute drive from her job in the kitchen of a Las Vegas casino and she was confident that she and her husband could afford their new bills. But about a month after they moved in, that Read More…

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Lagos govt. introduces online verification for pensioners

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced the introduction of online verification exercise for pensioners of the state. The Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs Ajibola Ponnle, told newsmen in Ikeja on Tuesday. Ponnle said that the year 2020 edition of the state’s bi-annual verification exercise for its retired officials usually known as ”I Read More…

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Lagos state pays N1.16bn accrued pension to 368 retirees

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the release of N1.157 billion for the payment of Accrued Pension Rights to 368 public service retirees for the month of May. Mr Babalola Obilana, Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Read More…