Tags : STRIKE

JUSUN Suspends Strike, After More Than Two Months

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has suspended its industrial action after over two months. The Union had embarked on the strike on April 6, 2021, shutting down all courts nationwide, to demand financial autonomy for the judiciary in States. JUSUN’s suspension of the strike followed a meeting of its National Executive Council (NEC) […]

JUSUN Vow To Continue On-Going Strike

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has said the strike is still on because no concrete resolution had been reached. The Legal Adviser to JUSUN, Mariam Usuf-Gusau, made this known on Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Abuja in an interview with Newsmen. It would be recalled that JUSUN began an indefinite strike on Tuesday […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

Strike: FG Directs Payment Of Over 450 Medical Doctors

As part of steps to end the on-going strike that has paralysed many Hospitals, the Federal Government has directed the immediate payment of salary arrears of over 450 Medical Doctors who are mostly House Officers. Also, the Government said it has started discussing with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and other health Associations on 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 […]

Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN Declares Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has declared a nationwide strike, sparking fears of fuel scarcity in the Country. PENGASSAN President, Mr Festus Osifo, confirmed the Union’s position during his appearance on a Television Programme on Monday, November 9, 2020. “Today, PENGASSAN has declared a strike,” he said in an […]

“We Can’t Meet ASUU’s Financial Demands” – FG

The Federal Government has declared that it does not have enough money to meet the financial demands of striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This was the outcome of the resumed meeting between the Government’s team and ASUU delegation on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, in Abuja. After hours of deliberation, the […]

“We’re Ready To Suspend Strike If FG Yields Our Demands”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it is ready to suspend the seven-month-long strike but cannot work on empty stomachs.‌ This is as the Union said the Federal Government’s plan of using hunger as a weapon to weaken its agitation and demands will not work. The Ibadan Zonal Coordinator at the Union, […]

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, […]

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 […]