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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 […]

“INEC Should Consider Dangers Of Conducting Elections As Coronavirus Spreads”

A former vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Issa Aremu, has called for the postponement of the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States. Addressing reporters in Kaduna on Sunday, June 28, 2020, Comrade Aremu believes conducting the elections in the face of rising cases of Coronavirus will put the lives of […]

Oyo Labour Leaders Present ‘Most Worker-Friendly Governor’ Award To Engr

The Oyo State Chapters of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have presented the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, with an award of excellence as the Most Worker-Friendly Governor. The Unions made the delivery of the Award on Friday, May 1, 2020, at a special programme to mark the year 2020 Workers’ […]

“We’ll Continue To Give Priority To Workers’ Welfare” — Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared the readiness of his administration to continue to place workers’ welfare on the first line charge. Governor Makinde, who spoke a few hours after the Government and organized Labour reached an agreement on the ₦30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment for workers in the State, said […]

Oyo Govt To Pay ₦30,000 Minimum Wage As State, NLC,

Oyo State Government and the Organised Labour has reached an agreement on the ₦30,000 minimum wage passed into law by the Federal Government in 2019. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, confirmed that the pact was reached on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, following a meeting between the […]

“States Have No Reason Not To Pay Minimum Wage” –

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says State Governments do not have any reason not to pay the ₦30,000 minimum wage. According to the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, the wage is now binding on all States following President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent. Mr Wabba disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, on Monday, January […]