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Senator Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation, has expressed regret over the unpleasant conditions of workers and the reduction in the wages of staff in the Nigerian aviation industry occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken the world by storm.
Labour unions in the nation’s aviation sector will today begin an indefinite industrial action over the new organogram approved by the Federal Government.
Some aviation unions have given the Federal Government a seven-day ultimatum to review the newly-approved organogram for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by the Federal Ministry of Transportation
Aviation unions on Wednesday vowed to shut down the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria (NCAA) over what it called ‘obsolete’ organogram in the agency, which has prevented some promoted staff to be rightly placed.
The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.
Ahead of the proposed national strike commencing tomorrow, there are indications that foreign airlines operating into Nigeria may not be affected.
As a way of solidarity, unions in the country’s aviation sector have declared their intentions to mobilise workers across the sector to join in the planned strike slated to begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to demand an increase in the minimum wage.
Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting aviation unions shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Hundreds of passengers are reportedly stranded at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) on Wednesday, as aviation unions carried out their shutdown threat over the sack of workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
The organised labour on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands for the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage.
Africa has so far been spared the worst impact of the coronavirus, but the World Health Organisation is worried the continent could face a “silent epidemic” if its leaders do not prioritise testing for it, a WHO envoy said on Monday.
Manchester United fans will be sad if Odion Ighalo leaves the club this summer.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide.
Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
Contrary to the claims by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that vested interests are against the Forensic Audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in October last year, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition (NDRC) has restated that all well-meaning Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and persons across the Niger Delta region and beyond support the long-desired forensic audit.
No fewer than 24 Coronavirus patients in Bauchi State have been discharged on Saturday after results of their tests by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC turned out negative.
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has relaxed some of the restrictions imposed on the territory’s markets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding an extra day of operations as well as approving the opening of more sections of the markets.
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17 percent at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown last month, a new study has found.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has apologized to Zamfara State Government for wrongly accrediting eight positive cases of coronavirus to the State on Tuesday.
Supremacy contest for the soul of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau and Ekiti states has worsened with the parallel structures emerging in both states.