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Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress in Edo State took to the streets of Benin on Monday to protest the recent increase of electricity tariff, fuel and Value Added Tax (VAT), in defiance of organised labour’s call off of an earlier planned strike action over the hike in the prices of‎ utilities.

Labour protests in Benin over hike in electricity tariff, fuel price

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress in Edo State took to the streets of Benin on Monday to protest the recent increase of electricity tariff, fuel and Value Added Tax (VAT), in defiance of organised labour’s call off of an earlier planned strike action over the hike in the prices of‎ utilities.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Strike: APC hails federal government, organised labour over truce

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the decision of organised labour to shelve its planned industrial action earlier slated to begin on Monday.
A worker fills a car's tank at the CO-OP petrol station in Cairo, Egypt April 2, 2020. REUTERS-Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Strike over oil sector deregulation not necessary – expert

A don, Prof. Wumi Iledare, on Monday, said that there was no need for organised labour to embark on strike over the deregulation of the downstream oil sector.
Mele Kyari,

Strike suspension: NNPC chief assures labour on implementation of agreement

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, has commended labour leaders for suspending their planned protest and strike over hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Labour: Major reason we suspended strike

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC, TUC suspend nationwide industrial action

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
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Airline operators dissociates from unions’ strike

Few hours to the commencement of the nationwide strike over the increase in pump price and hike in electricity tariff, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has disassociated themselves from the action.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

House of Reps meet NLC, TUC over planned strike

The House of Representatives has waded into the crisis between the Federal Government and the organised labour over the recent hikes in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) and electricity tariff.
Electricity pylons are seen along the cooling tower of the defunct Orlando Power Station in Soweto, South Africa, June 28, 2018. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Ex-President Jonathan’s administration created problem in power sector – minister

The Federal Government has said that the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan created the problem in the power sector by selling the power generating and distributing companies to incompetent investors.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Strike: You must be at work from Monday – Nigerian government tells workers

The Federal Government has warned all federal civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and above as well as those on essential services to be at work from Monday despite the industrial action declared by labour unions.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government obtains fresh order to stop planned labour strike

The Federal Government has obtained a fresh order stopping the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on their planned strike which is to start on Monday.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Nigerian government, labour to continue dialogue Monday over planned strike

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Organised Labour over the recent hike in fuel price and electricity tariff has been postponed till Monday, Sept. 28, for further deliberation, newsmen report.

Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
The newly inaugurated Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion-Bishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba today in Abuja admonished the faithful to observe the health experts advice in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus .

Anglican Primate wants programmes to cushion hike in petrol, electricity tariff

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors move to stop labour strike, mass protest over electricity tariff, fuel price...

The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, will on Thursday engage in a marathon meeting, with a view to nipping in the bud, the planned nation wide strike and mass protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.
NLC

NLC announces nationwide protest over petrol price, electricity tariff hike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has finalised its plan to stage a nationwide rally on September 28 to protest the increase in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Fuel hike: No going back on strike, protest – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has vowed to proceed with its planned strike and protest with effect from September 28 following the failure of the Federal Government to reverse the hike in electricity tariff and fuel price.

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