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Minimum wage: Labour warns Nigerians to stock foodstuff as it threatens with strike

The Nigerian Labour union has said it will not back down on its threat to embark on a nationwide protest over the National minimum wage. The leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Trader Union Congress and the United Labour Congress with their members marched from their NLC office at DLine...

Presidency speaks on Buhari’s committment to minimum wage increase

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the increase in the minimum wage, the Presidency has assured Nigerians. According to Senator Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to the president on National Assembly matters (Senate), at a Forum in Abuja addressing the alleged lack of commitment by the federal government to...

Why Nigerians must store enough food — Labour union

Ahead of its planned nationwide strike expected to commence tomorrow, United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, yesterday, in Lagos, urged Nigerians to stockpile foodstuff and other basic necessities that could last them during the duration of the strike as critical sectors of the economy would be affected by the ...

States to Labour: We won’t cancel multibillion-naira security vote  

Despite the apparent recession the country is currently in, state governments have insisted on collecting their monthly security votes, investigations by Punch have revealed. This is coming on the heels of calls for the cancellation of the funds. Checks by our correspondents on Saturday showed that the state governors were not favourably...

NLC enforces strike, storms state secretariats

  The strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress gained momentum in some parts of the country on Thursday as labour leaders stormed some secretariats to enforce compliance. Activities, however, picked up in some states where the residents had stayed indoors on Wednesday. Lagos workers, Labour leaders clash In Lagos, labour leaders besieged...

Buhari’s administration is a fraud– Igbo forum supports workers’ strike

The Nigerian Labour Congress has received support from the Njiko Igbo Forum, NIF, today Wednesday to support its industrial action over the fuel subsidy removal. Though some factions of labour backed out of the strike, namely the Ajaero-led NLC, Trade Union Congress (TUC), NUPENG, and other labour unions. Seems Wabba-led NLC...

NLC walks out of meeting with FG, begins strike today

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Tuesday walked out of the meeting held with the representatives of the Federal Government, vowing to go ahead with its scheduled nationwide strike on Wednesday (today). Representatives of the Trade Union Congress, who also attended the meeting, however, said the TUC would...

Labour rejects Court order, vows to embark on strike tomorrow

The organized labour union under the umbrella of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress, has resolved to go ahead with planned indefinite strike nationwide, over fuel hike starting from tomorrow. The workers' action, Fellow Press gathered, will commence from midnight today. It was the resolution of the union...

Senate backs new petrol price, tasks government on palliative measures

The Senate has thrown its weight behind the decision of the Federal Government to fix the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, better known as petrol at N145 per litre, but urged the government to liaise with the labour unions to avert the proposed nationwide strike. Rising from a closed-doors...

Industrial Court grants Attorney General’s request, restrains NLC from embarking on strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has been restrained by the National Industrial Court from embarking on its planned nationwide strike, pending the hearing and determination of the case brought against NLC by the Attorney General of the Federation. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, the President of the National Industrial Court gave the...

Labour leaders rejects N120 per litre proposal

Our earlier report revealed that the meeting between the Federal Government and the labour union ended in deadlock yesterday night, another reports reaching us has it that the labour union actually rejected the N120 per litre proposal put forward by the government. The Federal Government last week announced the deregulation...

Fuel price increase: Meeting between FG and Labour ends in a deadlock

Meeting between the Federal Government and labour union regarding the increase in the price of petrol which lasted till midnight ended up in deadlock. Both parties seems not to have reached any logical conclusion on the new petrol price as the labour union were not convinced by the figures presented...

NLC to go on strike Wednesday over new fuel price

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, will embark on total strike coming Wednesday following the increase in petrol pump price from N86.5 to N145 by the Federal Government. The decision came after the emergency meeting held on Friday by the national executive committee of the NLC. The meeting which was chaired by...

N18,000 minimum wage: Governors must pay, says Oshiomhole

Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole is having different opinion on the submission of the governors of the states of Nigeria on their ability to pay N18,000 minimum wage, he said they must pay. Oshiomhole, who himself is a former president of Nigerian Labour Union, recalls that the minimum wage was reached...

Governors to slash N18, 000 minimum wage

Owing to the dwindling shares of revenue going to each state of the federation, the State Governors have considered to reduce the minimum wage of N18,000 that was signed into law 2011 by the former President Goodluck Jonathan. In response to the governors decision, the organised labour has kicked against it,...

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