Senate Wades In, Begs NLC, TUC, ASUU To End Industrial Action

  In an act of patriotism and national interest, the Senate on Wednesday, November 15, urged the leaders of organised labour, such as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), to immediately end their current strike. In order to find cooperative answers to the unions’ demands, the Senate also ordered Senate President Akpabio’s leadership to meet with the union representatives as soon as possible. The Red Chamber’s resolutions came after it considered a motion made in plenary by Senate Leader Opeyemi Bamidele with the following title: “The need for

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We Won’t Inflict More Hardship on Nigerians- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari thursday in Abuja said his administration would not inflict more hardships on Nigerians, but would rather strive to alleviate the plights of citizens and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive. The president made this pledge while receiving the new leaders of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) led by its President, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, at the State House. A statement by presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said the president made the pledge while responding to a plea by TUC leaders that the president should resist the temptation to further hike fuel price. According to him,

By |September 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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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