US Congress speedily backs new funding before government shutdown

The US Congress has passed legislation to fund the government through early March, avoiding a partial government shutdown on Saturday. The House of Representatives passed the short-term funding measure by a vote of 14 to 108, about two hours after the Senate passed it by a vote off 77 to 18, despite political tensions. Democrats […]

Nigeria Labour Congress dismisses notice of nation wide strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has dismissed a notice of nationwide strike allegedly scheduled for Monday. There was statement purportedly signed by General Secretary of NLC and Secretary General of TUC, Emmanuel Ugboaja and Nuhu Toro respectively, that a nationwide strike would commence on Monday. However, the NLC’S Head of Information and Public Affairs, Mr […]