Sessi: Buhari’s fight against corruption is mere window dressing

  Comrade Agnes Funmi Sessi is the Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Lagos State Council. In this interview with Sunday Ojeme, she speaks on the raging minimum wage controversy, corruption in the system and uncertain future for Nigerian youths   Almost three years after the technical committee on new minimum wage finished its assignment and government too accepted the report, implementation has become impossible. When do we expect an end to the logjam?   You know most of the time, the sincerity of government is always put to question. If…

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Youth employment gains traction with solar energy

The global craze for renewable energy has offered jobless Nigerian youths alternative employment as solar energy panel installation gains ground. Sunday Ojeme reports The long wait by Nigerians for the Federal Government to get its acts right as regards electricity has continued to unearth the ingenuity in Nigerians. While some have capitalised on the unfortunate situation to become overnight importers of power generating sets, a few others are resorting to alternative and cheaper mean to get their businesses and life going. Amid the various steps taken by each group is…

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Ikechukwu: Nigerians should imbibe teamwork for business growth

Mr Daniel Ikechukwu, the Country Sales Manager, Forever Living Products, Nigeria, an organisation that has empowered Nigerians across the country, in this interview with Sunday Ojeme, speaks on how much collaboration and teamwork can lift Nigerian businesses to greater height Forever Nigeria has really made waves and empowered Nigerians over the years; how would you rate this with a country like South Africa that is also very great in this respect? In all honesty, Nigeria cannot be compared to South Africa, because presently, Nigeria has a population of over 200…

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Hunsu: Labour should be more proactive in engaging government

A former President of National Union of Textile and Garment Workers of Nigeria (NUTGWN), Oladele Hunsu, in this interview with SUNDAY OJEME, speaks on the brewing controversy between organised labour and Federal Government on a new minimum wage and sundry issues Labour has threatened to go on strike again over breakdown in minimum wage negotiation. Do you think the action is necessary? In the contest of the issue at hand, I want to say the strike is necessary, because you recall there is what we call a breakdown in negotiation…

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