IN THE ANALYSIS

The week ahead – Same old feeling

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have dismissed the ruling of the National Industrial Court restraining them from going on strike from Monday. Justice Ibrahim Galadima of the industrial court in Abuja, on Thursday, issued an interim order restraining the unions from embarking on the strike following an ex-parte application filed by a group, Peace and Unity Ambassadors Association through their counsel, Sunusi Musa, and also granted an order of interim injunction restraining the unions from disrupting, restraining, picketing or preventing the workers or ordinary Nigerians from accessing their offices to carry out their legitimate duties on 28 September 2020 or any other date. The court also granted an order compelling the Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General, Department of State Services, to provide protection for workers engaged in their legitimate duties from any form of harassment, intimidation and bullying by the officers, agents or privies of the unions pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice. Reacting to the court injunction, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, dismissed it, saying he had not been served, adding that the group that filed the suit was not his employers. Following the hike in electricity tariffs and fuel ...
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The week ahead – Security threats are linked to the economy

A pipeline rupture in Forcados, Delta state has led to ...
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The week ahead – Tompolo steals the show

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared a former ...
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The week ahead – The vulnerability of refugees will be highlighted

Dalori, located 12km from Maiduguri, is a town that welcomed ...
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The week ahead – Kidnapping and the naira will dominate discussion

The menace of kidnapping in Nigeria was put into focus ...
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The week ahead – Lassa fever is also a security issue

The Federal Minister of Health, Prof Adewole, has promised that ...
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The week ahead – Violence continues unabated in the Middle Belt

2015 ended on a rather mixed note for the counter ...
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Analysis – Following yesterday’s ASI Armageddon, where next?

Yesterday was an eventful day in the Nigerian equity market ...
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The year ahead – What can Nigeria expect in 2016?

2016 is going to be a challenging year. The challenges ...
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The week ahead – Will they know it’s Christmas?

Following the fracas between the Nigerian Army and the Shi'ites ...
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Closing Nigeria’s housing deficit – Can Fashola’s plan work?

Nigeria should have gone past the intense politicking and accompanying ...
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An Error Repeated? The Shi’a/Military Clashes

On Saturday December 12, 2015 Nigeria's social media lit up ...
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The week ahead – Media trials undermine the war on corruption

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has confirmed that she ...
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The week ahead – IPOB takes centre stage

Separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, laid siege on ...
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The week ahead – The anti-corruption crusade is in danger

The Kogi state Governorship election threw up a conundrum that ...
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The trouble with the states

The economy is under performing and revenues are dwindling As ...
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The week ahead – Boko Haram will probe for more signs of weakness

After weeks of relative silence, Boko Haram unleashed terror at ...
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The week ahead – Nigeria’s unity will be under the microscope

Finally, the President has inaugurated his cabinet and allocated portfolios ...
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Positions for Buhari’s incoming cabinet

Over the last 5 months of the Buhari administration, the ...
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The week ahead – Job security will be the topic as the year ends

Nigeria's economy remains in near coma with the absence of ...
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The week ahead – The economy remains an issue, as does security in Lagos

Nigeria continues to experience a very difficult economic environment as ...
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The week ahead – It’s the economy…

Nigeria's security, economic and political environments continue to face all ...
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The week ahead – There will be more questions over security in Nigeria

This week, the Senate commenced the screening of individuals that ...
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The week ahead – Senate will play games with ministerial nominees

President Muhammad Buhari’s list of ministerial nominees was read on ...
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The week ahead – Ambode has to sit up

Gang violence erupted in the Oshodi area of Lagos on ...
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