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Labour unions in Niger reject salary cut, to go spiritual

Rising from an emergency meeting held at the labour house in Minna the state capital on Thursday, the organised civil servants in Niger state, have again rejected the planned slash in their salaries by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led state government.
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.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo cuts salaries of political appointees by 50 percent

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced fifty per cent pay cut for all senior political appointees in his cabinet.

Organised labour rejects salary cut for Nasarawa council workers

The Organized Labour in Nasarawa State has warned that it will not accept percentage payment of Local government workers for the month of March 2020.

Minimum wage: Organised labour in Niger to begin strike February 4

Organised labour in Niger State on Monday, directed workers to embark on an indefinite strike from February 4, over non-implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements.

Governor Dickson orders immediate payment of new national minimum wage

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the payment of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage to workers in the state with effect from this month.

NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki promises to pay more than N30, 000 minimum wage if…

Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration would pay above the new minimum wage of N30, 000 mínimum wage if the workers increased their productivity and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

NLC: Why Benue workers voted Governor Ortom for second term

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Benue State Council, has said it voted Governor Samuel Ortom for a second term because he best understands the issues of unpaid salaries in the state.

Organised labour bemoans 100 years of poor workers’ welfare

The organised labour unions have roundly condemned the poor welfare of workers by successive governments and casualisation by organisations in the last 100 years.
Philip Shaibu

Philip Shaibu: Edo government ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Edo State Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has assured of the state government’s commitment to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of deliberate effort to improve the welfare of civil servants in the state.

Governor Dickson lifts embargo on promotion of civil servants

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has given civil servants in the state a special gift ahead of workers’ day celebration following his decision to lift embargo on implementation of promotions in the service.

NLC, TUC, pensioners endorse Governor Sani Bello for second term

The Organised Unions and Pensioners in Niger state have endorsed Governor Abubakar Bello for second term.
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 formally rejects N27,000 minimum wage for state workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Friday, formally rejected the Federal Government’s recently approved N27,000 new national minimum wage for state workers.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: I am not on revenge mission – Kayode Fayemi tells workers

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers in the state that he is not contesting the election to revenge against them.

Labour Party condemns move by NLC to destabilise party

The National Chairman of the party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, said this in Abuja while reacting to the opening/launching of illegal FCT Office of Labour Party at the Labour House.

Governor Ayade orders payment of 2014 gratuity

Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, yesterday, authorised the payment of 2014 gratuity to retired civil servants in the state, even as he donated N50 million to the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, for the completion of Labour House.

Governor Dickson promises to build N100m Labour House

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson said on Thursday that his administration would build a befitting Labour House for the organised labour in the state.

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NWFL congratulates Governor Obaseki on Edo state re-election

The management of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has sent their warmest congratulations to Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election at the just concluded 2020 Edo State gubernatorial polls on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
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