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TUC begs Nigerians not to lose faith in labour movement

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.

Fuel hike: Workers, students protest in Oyo

Scores of workers, students, traders, and residents trooped out in Ibadan on Monday to protest against the hike in the price of petrol and other policies of the Federal Government.
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.
The new head of Nigeria's state oil company NNPC, Mele Kyari, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria August 7, 2019. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NNPC chief hails labour for suspending planned strike

Mr Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest scheduled to have commenced 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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC commends labour for suspending planned strike in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has commended the organised labour in the state for suspending its planned strike for Tuesday.
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.

Abia government to start paying new minimum wage this month

Ikpeazu stated this in his new year’s State Broadcast to the people of the state on January 1st, 2020.

Minimum wage: Labour, federal government in final push to avert strike

The Federal Government and labour unions are engaged in a last minute dialogue, to avert a nationwide strike by workers, slated for Oct. 16.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi tells labour to stop fighting for money

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Kebbi government approves N30,000 minimum wage for state workers

The Kebbi State Government on Monday approved the immediate payment of the new nationwide N30,000 minimum wage to state government workers, with effect from September.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: No worker should be cheated – NLC chief

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has assured workers, especially those in the states and local government, the group will do everything to ensure that they are not short-changed in any way in the payment of the new national minimum wage.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urged to revive car, housing loans

Labour leaders in Osun State have appealed to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to revive car and housing loans as motivation for public workers in the state.

Federal government approves N1.3 billion to families of dead civil servants

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N1.3 billiin for death benefits of 497 deceased workers in the federal civil service.

lnstitute to collaborate with stakeholders on labour relations

The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MlNILS), Ilorin, Kwara, said it would collaborate with stakeholders toward ensuring harmonious labour relations between employers and employees.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: My second term will be peaceful, prosperous

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari said his next tenure would be tough, the president yesterday toned down his language, saying his next four years would rather be peaceful and prosperous.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun reinstates Ogun NLC chairman

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday, bowed to pressure to reinstate the State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Akeem Ambali, who was sacked alongside 15 labour leaders in October 2016.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun threatens to ‘disgrace’ labour leaders planing protest

The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has threatened to disgrace the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the congress insists on embarking a protest scheduled to take place next Tuesday in the state.

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Nigeria to apply for $11 billion loan to construct Lagos-Calabar rail line – minister

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Ekiti governor interacts with workers, assures of improved welfare

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
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#EndSARS: Why Ekiti deployed soldiers to protest locations – official

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Akin Omole, says the government deployed soldiers to #EndSARS protest locations in the state to protect the youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
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One dead, policeman injured in Kano

The death of a 17-year-old on Monday sparked off demonstrations by angry youths against the police in Kano.