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Oba Of Benin Receives Investors, Cautions Host Communities Against Violence

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The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has advised multinational companies in Edo State to collaborate with host communities with a view to reducing conflicts in the state.

He also urged members of host communities in the state to embrace dialogue in resolving disputes and avoid violence that could slow down the pace of development in the state.

Oba Ewuare II who gave the advice in Benin, Thursday, when he received a team of investors who were in his palace for consultation, charged investors to look after the welfare of their host communities.

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He directed some Benin palace chiefs to reach out to elders and youth leaders in Egbokor Community in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state to resolve some contentious issues.

According to him, “I have had complaints from the area, Egbokor, where this business is located in the past.

“Members of the community should calm down. Tread with caution. Don’t worry, the benefits that are due to you will get to you. Do not become an obstacle to progress of the state bearing in mind that benefits of such investment is for everyone.

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“Communities should support the development of their area to bring about the beauty of the state. We understand that there are concerns and agitations. When you toe the path of violence, development will be far from the people”, Oba Ewuare stressed.

Earlier, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, spokesperson of the group, extolled the sterling qualities of the Oba of Benin and assured that the multinational company will carryout its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) diligently.

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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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