NIGERIA

FOBTOB hails court judgement against Union busting firms

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The National President, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), Comrade Quadri Olaleye, has applauded the judgement of the National Industrial Court (NIC), ordering two Jos-based firms to recall 28 workers who were sacked three years ago for engaging in union activities. The court ordered Grand Cereals Nigeria Limited and Spring Waters Nigeria Limited, both subsidiaries of United Africa Company Nigeria Plc (UACN) to recall the sacked workers and pay them salary and allowances owed in arrears dating back to their termination and up till the date of the court judgement, less any amount that might have been paid as redundancy or terminal benefits when their employment were terminated. The companies were also ordered to pay the union (FOBTOB) dues owed in arrears going ba...

Life Continental Lager sponsors ‘Hi-Life Fest’ in the South East

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Life Continental Lager Beer, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has introduced “Hi-Life Music Fest”, a musical competition aimed at celebrating and promoting highlife music in South East, Nigeria. The music competition which kicked-off with the first set of auditions in Owerri this month, held its first regional finals at Cubana Lounge. Auditions and regional finals will later hold in Port Harcourt, Enugu and Aba with the grand finale set to hold in Onitsha. Speaking at the media launch, Mr. Emmanuel Agu, Portfolio Manager, Mainstream and Stout, Nigerian Breweries Plc., described the initiative as one of the various ways the brand seeks to ensure that its consumers live a progressive life filled with opportunities, and are conversant with the iconic sound of their environm