Labour suspends proposed strike as FG holds electricity tariff hike

Labour suspends proposed strike as FG holds electricity tariff hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday). This development followed an agreement reached by the NLC with the Federal Government at a meeting which started at 8.30pm on Sunday and ended at 2:50am this morning. After exhaustive deliberations on the issues raised by the labour centres, the meeting agreed…

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PETROL HIKE: NLC vows to go on nationwide protest, strike

PETROL PRICE HIKE: NLC vows on nationwide protest, strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday vowed to proceed with its planned nationwide strike and protest over the Federal Government’s refusal to reverse the recent increase in petrol price and electricity tariff in the country, saying that the increase will only add more suffering to the already suffering Nigerians. NLC last week said it would proceed on a nationwide…

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FG to meet NLC, TUC, others on Saturday over strike actions

FG to meet NLC, TUC, others over on Saturday over strike

The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), their affiliates as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant strike by workers. The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting…

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Backdate minimum wage implementation to April – NLC President

Backdate minimum wage implementation to April - NLC President

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba has asked the Federal Government to backdate the implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage to April 18, 2019, when it was approved. Mr Wabba stated this on Wednesday during the 2019 occasion of the Workers Day celebration which holds yearly on May 1. His statement comes after President Muhammadu…

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Labour gives Buhari May 1st as deadline for new Minimum wage

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The association governing organized labour in Nigeria, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has given President Muhammadu Buhari May 1st as the deadline to sign the new N30,000 Minimum Wage. The President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba gave the deadline on Saturday in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. According to the labour leader, the Nigerian workers expect President Buhari to…

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