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“Why My Govt Is Sacking Kaduna Public Workers” –Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has explained that the reason his administration is sacking public servants in the State is due to dwindling financial resources and higher wage bills the Government cannot be able to sustain. The Kaduna State Government had on April 6, 2021, disengaged 4,000 Local Government workers. The State chapter of […]

Oyo JUSUN Chairman Calls On State Govts To Accede To

The Chairman, Oyo State Chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, (JUSUN), Comrade Kayode Martins has called on the 36 State Governments to accede to the Union’s demand for financial autonomy of the Judiciary. Comrade Martins who is also the Chairman of the Oyo State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made the […]

Minimum Wage: NLC Stages Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a nationwide protest over proposed amendments to the minimum wage for Nigerian workers.  This protest which is being coordinated from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Wednesday, Marrch 10, 2021, is said to be holding following attempts by some Lawmakers at the National Assembly to remove the […]

FG Raises Concern Over Possible Scarcity Of Petrol

The Federal Government has raised concerns about the possibility of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, raised the concern on Monday, February 1, 2021, at a late-night meeting between the Government and leaders of the organised labour. Channels TV […]

Electricity Tariff Increase: NLC Threatens ‘Industrial Resistance’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened industrial resistance following the increase in electricity tariffs by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The Congress, in a statement released late on Tuesday night, January 5, 2021, and signed by the President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said the Federal Government should reverse the increase immediately or face an […]

Labour Suspends Planned Strike, As FG Puts Electricity Tariff Hike

The organised labour has suspended its strike scheduled for Monday, September 28, 2020, after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at the banquet […]

NLC Insists On Strike Action, Gives FG Deadline

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that it will carry on with its proposed strike action with regards to the recent increase in electricity tariff and the removal of petrol subsidy. This resolve, according to Channels TV, was taken following a closed-door meeting between the NLC and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

FG Meets With NLC, TUC Over Hike In Electricity, Fuel

As the hike in electricity and fuel tariffs continues, the Federal Government has met with the organized Labour to discuss way forward. The meeting called by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigerian Labour Congress in attendance was held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa […]

Strikes: FG To Meet NLC, TUC, Others On Saturday

The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress, their affiliates, as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant industrial actions by workers. The Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with journalists […]

Rivers Organised Labour Suspends Planned Protest

After meeting with the Rivers State Government, the President, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said the scheduled protest has been suspended. The Organised labour made up of Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the meeting raised pending issues with the State Government, focusing on new minimum wage, payment […]