Masters Energy targets 42,000 workforce in 2014

The President of Masters Energy Group, a conglomerate, with over 25 subsidiaries, Mr. Uchechukwu Ogah has stated that his group of companies target to...

BPE distances self from N27bn PHCN pension premium

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has distanced itself from the huge outstanding insurance premium of staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria...

NLC warns against imminent halt to national economy as a result of fuel scarcity

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday warned that the Nigerian economy would soon grind to a halt if the ongoing scarcity of petrol was...

New electricity tariff protests paralyses Discos

Organised labour and its civil society allies yesterday made good their threat as protests against the new Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO2015) which took off...

N133.5b pension gap unsettles NNPC

The Federal Government’s hammer may soon come down hard on the board and management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over their shoddy...

Labour paralyses Addax operations over anti-labour practices

Operations at the head office of Addax Petroleum in Victoria Island, Lagos, were yesterday paralysed by protesting workers under the auspices of the Petroleum...

PHCN workers vow to resist power firms’ handover

Employees of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria have vowed to resist the takeover of the electricity distribution and generation companies by the successful...

Oil workers’ strike averted as FG reverses decision to sell refineries

The looming strike by workers in the oil and gas sector has been averted as the federal government has shelved its earlier decision to...

Enugu Disco employs 1,200 in 8 months

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said it remained among few private companies that had keyed into the Federal Government’s drive to create jobs...

Crisis imminent as PHCN workers summon emergency meeting over mass sack

Fresh crisis looms in the power sector as workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) have summoned an emergency meeting to...

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