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Jakande Estate Ajah: Lagos Issues Quit Notice To Illegal Occupants

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The Lagos State Government has directed occupants of shanties and all illegal structures erected around the jakande Estate and Mayegun axis, Ajah Lagos to quit immediately or have the structures demolished any moment.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on eGIS and Urban Development, Dr. Olajide Babatunde, gave the directive on Sunday, during an inspection of the area.

Babatunde, decried the level of distortion of the area with the erection of shanties and illegal structures refacing boundaries of Jakande Estate and the adjoining roads, setbacks and drainage alignments especially the planned Lagos to Calabar coastal highway project.

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Babatunde, therefore, ordered occupants of the shanties and illegal structures to vacate immediately as government will not give further notice before removal of the structures.

According to him, “Removal notices had been served severally on the occupants of these shanties but they have remained adamant. You can see that some of them have started removing the illegal structures themselves but I will implore those yet to comply to do so immediately as removal of these illegal structures begins anytime.”

Those on the inspection tour of the Mayegun/Jakande Estate axis were: Permanent Secretary, office of Urban Development, Engr. Sodeinde Nurudeen, General Manager of the state Building Control Agency, Arc Gbolahan Oki, as well as security details.

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PAP Admin Head Visits Edo/Delta Liaison Office, Harps On Commitment

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Members of staff of the Delta/Edo Liaison Office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, have been charged to be more committed to the discharge of their statutory duties.

The head of administration, PAP, Mr. Zorab Monday gave the charge when he paid an official visit to the liaison officer in Warri recently.

The head of administration who emphasized the need for the members of staff the liaison office to work in unison, also urged them to establish a mutual working relationship with one another,which, according to him would move the office forward.

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He stressed on the significance of learning from one another, which he said would further enhance the overall productivity and workplace harmony amongst members of staff.

Earlier, the manager of the liaison office, Captain Presley Prebo, while using the opportunity of the visit to appeal to the head of administration for the provision of a larger office space, said due to the increasing number of employees.

He also used the visit to inform the head of administration some of the needs of the liaison office.

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Why We Accepted Tinubu’s New Minimum Wage – Labour

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The leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) announced that they have accepted the N70,000 minimum wage approved for Nigerian workers by President Bola Tinubu.

A statement by Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, indicated that President Tinubu also pledged to find ways to help the private sector and sub-national entities meet the minimum wage requirement.

Following the meeting, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Joe Ajaero, briefed the media and confirmed that the unions had accepted the offer.

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Ajaero, accompanied by Comrade Festus Usifo, President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and other representatives of Nigerian workers, stated that the unions had accepted the offer because there were other incentives attached.

He said that the president’s pledge of a review every three years, as opposed to what had previously been received, was another factor in his decision to accept the offer.

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BREAKING: Tinubu Approves New Minimum Wage

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President Tinubu has finally approved a N70,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers with a promise to review the national minimum wage law every three years.

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) are at the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a scheduled meeting with President Bola Tinubu.

A statement by Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, said: “President Tinubu also promised to find ways to assist the private sector and the sub-nationals to pay the minimum wage.

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“President Tinubu announced the decisions at the meeting held with leaders of TUC and NLC on Thursday in Abuja, the second time the parties met in 7 days.

“The Labour leaders applauded President Tinubu for the fatherly gesture as the President also promised to use his discretionary powers meet the demands of university unions demanding unpaid 4 months salaries.”

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