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Labour moves against 6 percent stamp duty on tenancy, lease

Organised labour has rejected recent order by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to property owners and their agents to charge 6 percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements enter into with all leases and remit to the service.
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Nigerian labour rejects 6% stamp duty on tenancy agreement

The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, entitled, ‘The Nigeria Labour Congress condemns the 6% stamp duty on tenancy and lease agreements in Nigeria.’
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC president wants downward review of petroleum pump price

The President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has called for the downward review of the current prices of petroleum products in Nigeria.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC, ULC resolve rift, merge

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) have settled their lingering crisis that split the labour movement in the country.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: $37.8 billion needed to close financing gaps for universal social protection

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says 37.8 billion dollars will be needed as Global Fund for Universal Social Protection for the first five years to close financing gaps
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: Suspension of NSITF top management followed due process

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Saturday told the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Adebayo Somefun, and other top management staff followed due process.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands intervention funds for schools

Ahead of the resumption of academic activities in schools for graduating pupils, the Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the immediate release of intervention funds to all institutions to enable them to provide necessary safety measures.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands new petrol price reversal

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has kicked against the new fuel price of N143.8 announced by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) on Wednesday, saying “this might just be the last straw that would break the camel’s back.”
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour: Nigerians must respect financial autonomy for judiciary, state legislatures

The Organized Labour has urged political leaders at every level to respect the wishes of the Nigerian people and allow the full exercise of financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature in the states.
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NLC asks governors to scrap security vote

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said the security votes in the executive arm of government should be scrapped from the budgeting system, to avert abuses in line with the reality of the COVID-19 financial constraints on the country.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Eid-el-Fitr: NLC cautions governments, employers not to cut workers salaries

As Muslims in Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the Eid el Fitr today, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has cautioned employers of labour that the holiday is not the time to arbitrarily cut down salaries of workers or deny workers their means of livelihood.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Nigeria on pathway to economic bankruptcy

As a result of massive petroleum products importation and debt overhang, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised the alarm, saying Nigeria is on the pathway to economic bankruptcy.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges governments not to deduct workers’ salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged federal and state governments to neither stop nor deduct workers’ salaries amidst the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
NECA’s Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, who made the call on Tuesday in Lagos, called for more specific and direct business sustainability schemes, to save the private sector.

Private sector, labour call for guided relaxation of lockdown to save economy

Organised Private Sector, OPS; Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and its United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, counterpart, have agreed that there is need for guided relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Why Nigeria deserves debt relief – NLC chief

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has joined the clamour for debt relief for Nigeria from multilateral institutions, noting that this becomes inevitable under the current circumstances imposed on global economies, specifically, the novel coronavirus pandemic.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC opposes using contributory pension for palliatives

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has opposed suggestions that part of the National Contributory Pension Fund be used as palliatives for the workers and other vulnerable groups, to cushion the effects of the lockdown over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF: Too early to dip into pension funds

The Nigerian government has said it will not be taking money from the contributory pension fund to provide palliatives to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, at least for now.

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