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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.

Kogi: Labour demands N2.8 billion outstanding workers’ salary

Chairman of the Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka, has said that the state government was yet to release the 10 percent of the fund kept aside to offset arrears of state workers’ salary.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia to clear workers’ unpaid salaries

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, says that his administration is going to clear the arrears of workers’ salaries soon.
Comrade Ayuba Waba, President, NLC

NLC: Minimum wage negotiations still ongoing

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.
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.

Minimum wage: Kwara NLC to ensure payment

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kwara, Mr Issa Ore, has assured workers in the state that labour would ensure the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage by the government.

Minimum wage: Nurses call for compromise between labour, government

Some nurses, under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), have called for a compromise between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the N30,000 new minimum wage.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki visits Adams Oshiomhole in Iyamho

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday paid a surprise visit to his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government not sincere – labour

The Organized Labour has accused the Federal Government of not being sincere by alleging that Labour is responsible for the delay in the implementation of the new N30, 000 Minimum Wage.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia government speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The Abia State Government has admitted that it is owing some of its workers including teachers months of unpaid salaries.
Omoyele Sowore

NLC begs federal government to release Omoyele Sowore, 26 others

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to release Mr Omoyele Sowore and 26 other protesters arrested on account of the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday.

NLC, NURTW urge Edo assemblymen-elect to behave like Bauchi lawmakers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have urged 12 members-elect of the Edo House of Assembly, currently in Abuja, to behave like Bauchi State lawmakers and present themselves for inauguration.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
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.
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 not planning mass action over minimum wage

Following reports that the organised labour may go on a nationwide strike for the full implementation of the new minimum wage, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said there was no such plans.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Comrade Oshiomhole: I was trained to be combative

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative as the National Chairman of a governing party to keep their cool as he was not about to change his approach because he did not join politics to be changed by the way things are done by politicians.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Ayuba Wabba: Youth unemployment a time bomb

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba said on Thursday that global youth unemployment is a time bomb that needs to be addressed by all if the world was to live in peace.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari to open global youth employment forum

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.
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: There will be crisis if Chris Ngige is returned as labour minister

The former minister of labour had clashed with NLC leaders over his delayed inauguration of the National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board.

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