NLC, TUC Urge Workers to Resume at Oyo governor’s Office July 31

  Oyo State workers have been directed to resume at the state secretariat on Monday, July 31, 2023, by 7.00 a.m. to press home their demands from the state government. The state’s Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Olatunbosun Olabiyi, who disclosed this to The Guardian, yesterday, said the directive was given during a joint general meeting of representatives of workers and pensioners in Oyo State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and TUC held, yesterday, at the NLC House, Yidi, Ibadan, in preparation for the seven-day ultimatum issued by the NLC national headquarters. “We are resuming at the

Subsidy Removal: Senate, NLC, fault proposed N5,000 monthly payment for Nigerians

  Nigerians will spend about N6.732tn on the purchase of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, within a period of 12 months once the Federal Government stops subsidising the commodity from February next year, investigations have revealed. This came to the fore on Wednesday as the Nigeria Labour Congress described government’s plan as a “penny wise-pound foolish” gamble. The Senate and economic experts also faulted the Federal Government’s plan to pay N5,000 each to 40 million Nigerians to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal. The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Mele Kyari, had on

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FG To Renegotiate Full Implementation Of N30,000 Minimum Wage

The Federal Government is set to reconstitute a new committee to begin fresh negotiations for the full implementation of the new national minimum wage of N30,000. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. “The President has put in place a new committee or council called ‘Presidential Committee On Salaries and Allowances,” he said. Senator Ngige made the revelation when the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) paid him a courtesy visit at his office in the nation’s capital. He, however, warned that the delay in agreement for

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NLC Suspends Srike As FG Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

The organised labour unions have called off the planned nationwide industrial action initially scheduled to hold today nation wide. Daily Trust reported that the proposed strike was suspended because the Federal Government has agreed and signed the #30, 000 demanded by the workers as new minimum wage. Two union officials and a senior government official confirmed the #30, 000 agreement to Daily Trust. The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension last night in Abuja at the end of the last meeting of the tripartite committee set up to come up with the new

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Nigerians May Experience Another Hardship This Week As NUPENG Backs NLC Planned Strike

There may be shortage of fuel this week as the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has pledged its loyalty to the Nigeria Labour Congress and any step that the NLC decides to take. The Federal Government on Friday obtained an order from the National Industrial Court restraining the organised labour from embarking on strike. The NLC, the Trade Union Congress and the United Labour Congress had, however, insisted on embarking on the strike, claiming that they had not been served with court processes. Attempts to speak with the presidents of the NLC and the TUC, Mr Ayuba

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Nationwide Strike Looms As Labour Gives 14-Day Ultimatum Over Minimum Wage

Labour leaders in Nigeria, on Wednesday, cautioned the Federal Government to stop foot dragging on the New Minimum Wage and allow the tripartite committee conclude its job to avoid industrial crisis. The labour leaders, who are members of the Minimum Wage Committee, at a joint news conference addressed in Lagos, gave the federal government 14 days to ensure that the committee conclude its work or be ready to face industrial action. Mr. Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, said that the committee was not pleased with the comments alleged to have been made by the Minister of Labour and

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