Meet Alexa Irene Candy, The First Female African American Neurosurgeon.

Canady was the first Woman and first African American to become a Neurosurgeon in America. From Lansing Michigan, Alexa Irene Canady is the daughter of Elizabeth Hortense (Golden) Canady and Clinton Canady Jr. Her father was a graduate of the School of Dentistry of Meharry Medical College, practicing in Lansing. Her mother was a graduate […]

Minimum Wage: FEC Orders Payment On Or Before December 31, 2019.

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday directed the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to effect payment of the new national minimum wage of N30, 000 on or before 31st December 2019. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting presided over […]

Minimum Wage: FG, Labour Seal New Agreement.

LABOUR and the Federal Government last night reached an agreement on the consequential adjustment to the salaries of senior civil servants towards the full implementation of the new minimum wage. The agreement, after two days of talks, ended the strike threat. In addition to Federal Government workers on Levels 1-6, who already enjoy the N30,000 […]

Crisis In Nigerian Senate Over Underground Recruitment.

The decision by the Senate Committee on Federal Character to investigate alleged cases of secret employment by some federal government agencies is said to be causing disaffection in the Senate. It was gathered that some of the affected agencies had allocated slots to some lawmakers but the slots were cornered by the principal officers. Some aggrieved […]

Minimum Wage: Outcome Of The Meeting Between FG And Labour.

The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention. A top labour official, who pleaded anonymity, hinted that the organised labour had shifted its earlier position from 29 per cent to 25 per cent […]