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Kano NLC issues two weeks ultimatum over salary deduction, threatens strike action

The Kano State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has on Wednesday given a two weeks ultimatum to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in protest of the cut down of the worker’s salary or face strike action.
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Eid-el-Fitr: NLC cautions governments, employers not to cut workers salaries

As Muslims in Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the Eid el Fitr today, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has cautioned employers of labour that the holiday is not the time to arbitrarily cut down salaries of workers or deny workers their means of livelihood.
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NLC inaugurates coronavirus situation room to protect jobs

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna branch, has inaugurated a situation room in order to protect workers from losing their jobs following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Official: Borno uncovers people collecting salaries, pensions same time

Borno Head of Service (HoS), Simon Malgwi, on Saturday said that the state government had uncovered some fraudulent activities of some pensioners in the state.

Aviation workers raise alarm over imminent extinction of sector

Aviation workers have cried to the Federal Government to come to the rescue of the sector to prevent the total extinction of the sector which they described as worst hit by the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Willie Obiano

Lockdown: Anambra lose N1.9 billion internal revenue in six weeks – official

Anambra State Government said it has lost about N1.9 billion from Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in six weeks, due to the lockdown order to contain the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.
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May Day: Taraba workers demand N30,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress, on Friday, appealed to the Taraba State Government to implement the new minimum wage without delay to boost the morale of workers in the State.
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NLC: Osun workers, pensioners are suffering over unpaid N60 billion salary arrears

As workers in the global community celebrate this year’s May Day, the chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Osun State chapter, Comrade Jacob Babatunde Adekomi on Friday lamented that workers and pensioners in the state were suffering due to heavy debt profile and a backlog of unpaid salary arrears.
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.
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.

May Day: Kogi NLC demands implementation of new minimum wage

The Kogi State Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Onu Edoka has demanded for the implementation of the new minimum wage noting that the union will henceforth not entertain any justification for salary reduction especially at the Local Government and Primary School Levels.
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.
The Sifax Group, owners of Port and Cargo Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, on Saturday said that some of its staff had been isolated and the terminal fumigated following a COVID-19 case.

May Day: Labour raises alarm over plot to slash ports workers salaries

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, on Friday, alleged plots by employers in the maritime industry to slash workers’ salaries and other benefits.
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.

May Day: NLC demands implementation of N30,000 minimum wage in Kwara

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to the Kwara Government to ensure immediate and full implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage to its workers.

May Day: Delta speaker advises workers observe safety guidelines against coronavirus

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Nigerian workers on the occasion of today’s Labour Day Celebration, imploring them to observe the safety health protocol of regular hand washing with soap, use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, social/physical distancing and the use of face mask.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Ekiti: We won’t accept pay cut – labour

The Organised La­bour in Ekiti State has told Governor Kayode Fayemi not to contemplate slashing their salaries like he did to the political office holders.
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 rejects Kaduna’s 25 percent pay cut

The Kaduna chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the 25 per cent salary cut of senior civil servants in the State by the state government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges governments not to deduct workers’ salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged federal and state governments to neither stop nor deduct workers’ salaries amidst the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
NECA’s Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, who made the call on Tuesday in Lagos, called for more specific and direct business sustainability schemes, to save the private sector.

Private sector, labour call for guided relaxation of lockdown to save economy

Organised Private Sector, OPS; Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and its United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, counterpart, have agreed that there is need for guided relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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FIFA, WHO, EU launch campaign to help domestic violence victims amid coronavirus lockdown

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Canadian court disappoints Huawei over CFO’s case

A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Military airstrike kills 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
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Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.