Vox9ja looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday 10th November 2023.
The PUNCH: The Federal Government on Thursday berated the organised Labour over the strike it declared in Imo State and its planned nationwide strike scheduled for November 14 because of the physical attack on the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, in Owerri, the state capital. The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, SAN, admonished the NLC and the Trade Union Congress against politicising Ajero’s alleged maltreatment, warning that politics might destroy the labour movement in the country.
The Guardian: Five months after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) floated the Naira, the Federal Government yesterday adjusted the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Exchange Rate calculations of import duties from N770.88/$ to N783.174/$. The changes were officially reflected on the NCS portal, just as stakeholders in the import and export value chain said the new rates would guide importers and clearing agents as they make quotations for new jobs and capture for payments.
The Nation: Organised Labour came under fire yesterday for its protest over the assault on Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) president Joe Ajaero in Owerri last week. Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma and Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) condemned what they described as Labour’s disruptive and partisan activities
Daily Trust: With about 24 hours to the Saturday off-season gubernatorial elections in Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo states, there is palpable tension and uncertainties across the three states with threats of violence and organised union’s activities feared to be capable of derailing the polls, Daily Trust reports. But the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is working with all stakeholders for a hitch free exercise.
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