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University staff vow to persist with two months strike

Over two months after they embarked on a strike, non-teaching staff of Nigerian federal universities have vowed not to return to work until the federal government addresses their grievances.

Why President Buhari recalled NHIS chief Usman Yusuf – Presidency

The Presidency has defended President Muhammadu Buhari’s action recalling suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.

Kaduna govt threatens to sanction teachers who obey NUT call for indefinite strike

The Kaduna State Government has warned its school teachers not to obey the call by the Nigerian Union of Teachers to embark on an indefinite strike starting on Monday.

Labour faults fed govt’s plan to implement ‘No Work, No Pay’ ‎during strikes

Labour officials have faulted the plan by the federal government to implement the ‘No work No pay” rule over workers’ strikes in Nigeria.

EFCC re-arrests ex-Perm Sec Clement Onubuogo over alleged N606m SURE-P fraud

A former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour, Clement Onubuogo, was on Wednesday re-arrested at the Federal High Court car park, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Fed govt kicks as oil, electricity workers begin strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Sunday said loading of products, including aviation fuel, would stop from today as affiliates of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, begin an indefinite strike.

Labour give fed govt Sept 20 ultimatum to pay workers’ arrears

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, and the Association of Senior Servants of Nigeria have agreed to temporarily put off their strike notice until September 20, 2017.

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