Nigerian Informal Economy and Worker’s Non-Existent Rights

Precarious economic conditions have created an increase in the cost of living in Nigeria. Instead of reflecting this change, however, working conditions for average citizens remain problematic. The Nigerian informal economy is a largely hostile and volatile environment. The nature of the informal economy is that it is not subject to federal labour laws. Small-time…

NEMA urges state govts to rehabilitate Libya returnees

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged state governments to facilitate the rehabilitation of their indigenes/residents, who returned from Libya. The Director-General, NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja, made the call in Lagos on Tuesday while receiving 142 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya. Represented by Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, NEMA’s South-West Zonal Coordinator, Maihajja stressed the…

Estate Surveyor slumps, dies while delivering speech at an ICPC event in Abuja

The Chairman of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, Olayinka Sonaike, has died. According to reports, 74 year old Sonaike was delivering a paper at an event at the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission in Abuja when he slumped. Efforts to resuscitate him by people who…

British boxer, Tyson Fury cleared to resume his boxing career after accepting a backdated two-year doping ban

Britain’s Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after accepting a backdated two-year doping ban. The former world heavyweight champion tested positive for a banned steroid in February 2015, but blamed the result on eating uncastrated wild boar. His victory over Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 was his last fight before beginning his legal…

The Court of Appeal’s ruling has vindicated me, says Senate president, Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the order by the Court of Appeal in Abuja that he should continue to face trial for three charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The Justice Tinuade Akomolafe Wilson led panel, on Tuesday gave the order while hearing an appeal filed by the Federal government challenging…