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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti workers call off strike as government succumbs to pressure

Barely 12 hours after the commencement of the three-day warning strike declared to press for the payment of outstanding benefits, workers in the Ekiti State civil service have called off the industrial action.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ekiti organized labour maintain stance, orders three-day warning strike

The strike, according to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) was to pressure Governor Kayode Fayemi to attend to their demands.
An ex-Chairman of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said that he was wrongly barred from contesting the association’s national elections which held on Wednesday and yesterday.

NBA election: My disqualification was wrong – Adesina Ogunlana

An ex-Chairman of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said that he was wrongly barred from contesting the association’s national elections which held on Wednesday and yesterday.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC president wants downward review of petroleum pump price

The President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has called for the downward review of the current prices of petroleum products in Nigeria.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti workers issue 14-day strike notice over unpaid salaries

A letter dated July 16, 2020, and addressed to Fayemi, a copy of which was made available to Tribune Online said the ultimatum commences from Monday, July 20 and lapses on August 3, within which the governor is expected to redeem his pledge or face mass action.

Oil marketers condemn planned protest, shutdown over fuel price hike

Oil marketers, under the aegis of Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria (PETROAN), yesterday, kicked against attempts by some labour groups and trade associations to stage a protest march in opposition to the recent hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol.
The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, is dead.

Taraba NLC chairman dies of coronavirus

Gambo died of coronavirus at the Isolation Centre of the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, in the early hours of today.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Taraba NLC chairman passes on

The Taraba State Chairman of Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Mr Peter Gambo, is dead.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Organised labour demands payment of hazard allowance to health workers in Ekiti

The organised labour in Ekiti State has called on Governor Kayode Fayemi to effect payment of new hazard allowance to health workers to motivate them to work as the state battle contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi labour tasks governor on minimum wage, demands full salary

The Organised labour in Kogi state has called on the Governor Alhaji Ya­haya Bello to immediately commenced the imple­mentation of the thirty thousand naira (30,000) ap­proved minimum wage and urged him to make a full payment of April Salaries to the state civil servants.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

NLC urges Kano to increase health workers’ allowances as coronavirus cases top 310

The Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to review the hazard allowances for frontline health workers fighting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic 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 urges government to prioritise workers’ welfare

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has appealed to government at all levels to make the welfare of workers a priority to cushion the hardship occasioned by the coronavirus lockdown.

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.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC stalwarts team up in Edo to rescue Adams Oshiomhole, party

A chieftain of the APC in Edo, retired Maj.-Gen. Charles Airhiavbere, announced on Tuesday that he and other stalwarts had joined forces to back up President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Adams Oshiomhole to resolve the crisis plaguing the party.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight 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: Plateau government, labour yet to agree on new minimum wage

The Chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Plateau chapter, Eugene Manji, says the organised labour and the State Government have yet to agree on the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustments for state workers.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Negotiations for new minimum wage stall in Delta

Talks between the Delta State government and Nigerian Labour Congress Delta Chapter have stalled following disagreements.

Labour set for showdown with Ekiti government, state hospital management over ‘planned mass sack’

The alleged plan by the management of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) has created panic and palpable fear among the workers.

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