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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.
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.
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.

Health workers threaten strike over hazard allowance

About a week after the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) suspended its nationwide strike, another key organ of Nigeria’s health workforce is threatening to down tools.

SSANIP issues federal government three-week ultimatum to resume negotiation

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) has given the Federal Government three weeks ultimatum within which to resume ‘re-negotiation’ with its national executive to avert a nationwide industrial action by its members.
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ASUU strike continues as federal government, union fail to reach agreement

This is as a result of the latest meeting between the Federal Government and leaders of the union which ended without any agreement on Tuesday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

ASUU shuts down FUTO, accuses federal government of neglect

Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday shut down all academic and non academic activities at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, in solidarity with the nationwide industrial action embarked upon by the academic body.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ABTU

ATBU lecturers defy ASUU strike, conducts exams for students

As the nationwide industrial action embarked upon by the Academics Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters day two, students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi continue with their second semester examination.

Strike: Presidency summons leadership of organised labour

The Presidency on Thursday in Abuja summoned the leadership of the organised labour to an emergency meeting with a view to ending the ongoing nationwide industrial action.

Minimum Wage: NLC declares warning strike from midnight Wednesday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its affiliate unions will commence a nationwide industrial action starting from midnight Wednesday to protest the delay in fixing a new minimum wage for public servants.

Oil and gas workers threaten strike over alleged Chevron’s anti-labour practices

Oil and gas workers unions are threatening industrial action over alleged plans by the management of Chevron to circumvent labour contract guidelines to sack thousands of its workers.

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