Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Labour reshuffle revealed as David Lammy and Yvette Cooper score top roles

Yvette Cooper is the new shadow home secretary after Nick Thomas-Symonds was demoted in Sir Keir Starmer’s reshuffle of his top team. Another key role has gone to David Lammy who has been promoted to shadow foreign secretary. He replaces...

Corps member goes into labour during registration at Oyo NYSC camp and gives birth to baby girl

A prospective corps member, Olayanju Eniola went into labour during registration at Oyo NYSC Camp in Iseyin. She was in the middle of the registration process on Thursday, November 25, 2021, when labour kicked in and she was rushed...

NMPRA, Labour officials storm Yola petrol stations as fuel scarcity persists

Officials of Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Authority (NMDPRA) and labour union leaders stormed petrol stations around the Adamawa State capital Yola on Thursday to stop suspected hoarding of fuel. Managers of the NMDPRA and state chairman of Nigeria...

Lack of semi-skilled labour affecting businesses, economy –NACCIMA

By Merit Ibe The National Chamber of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has lamented shortage of semi-skilled labour, saying it is having serious implication for both businesses and the economy.  President of the association,  John Udeagbala, who made the...

Labour leading Tories in four major polls as Boris pays for scandal

After a torrid couple of weeks for Boris Johnson, Labour now leads in four major polls. The sleaze scandal has dented the Conservative Party’s standing with voters after a period in which they seemed almost untouchable.  While Labour has taken...

MINILS tasks organised labour to defend democracy

By Bimbola Oyesola Micheal Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS),  Ilorin,  had urged organized labour and civil society organizations in Africa to compliment elected democratic governments in Africa in defending constitutionalism and opposing military coups. The Director...

Labour demands new investigation into Boris Johnson amid Jennifer Arcuri claims

Labour has urged a police watchdog to ‘look again’ at opening an investigation into Boris Johnson following fresh claims by Jennifer Arcuri about their relationship when he was London Mayor. The Prime Minister avoided a criminal probe earlier this...

Direct Primaries: Governors are enemies of democracy – Labour Party

The Labour party has described Nigerian Governors as enemies of Nigerian democracy. This follows the governor’s position against the amendment of clause 87 in the new electoral act which allows direct primaries for electing candidates of political parties. VELOXNEWS had...

Labour race ahead in the polls in wake of Tory sleaze scandal

Voters are turning their backs on the Conservatives as anger over the sleaze scandal hits Boris Johnson in the polls. Labour has moved six-points ahead of the Tories as two-thirds of voters said they consider the governing party ‘very...

INTERVIEW: In Cross River, expect a replay of David, Goliath fight in 2023 – Labour Party Chair

The build up by money bags in both PDP and the ruling APC towards the 2023 Governorship election in Cross River State, is scary, but the Chairman of Labour Party, seen as an underdog, Ambassador Osim Ogar, in...
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65-year-old man goes missing after leaving his home in Lekki

A 65-year-old man has gone missing and his family members are asking for help to find him. Mr Moses...
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