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Niger chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced it will resume its suspended indefinite strike action over the decision of the State Government to pay the November salaries of civil servants on a percentage basis.
The parley between officials of the Niger State Government and organised labour over the planned slash in workers’ salaries effective from November, which was held in Minna on Thursday, has ended in a deadlock.
The federal government has fixed next Thursday, November 26, for another meeting with the leadership of organized labour in order to dialogue on recent increment in the price of PMS in the country.
The Niger State Government and organised labour in the state are set for another showdown following the decision of the government to slash the salaries of workers by 50 per cent.
Organised labour has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to continue to fix the price of petroleum products in the country.
The Organized Labour accused the Federal Government of not being prepared for a sincere and honest dialogue in finding a lasting solution to the petroleum price increase and electricity tariffs.
Former president of the Nigerian Trade Union Congress, TUC, Mr Peter Esele, has reacted to the walkout staged by the TUC leadership and Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, during a meeting with representatives of the federal government over the increment in pump price stressing that the labour leaders have limited options to explore over the matter.
The Federal Government and Organised Labour will meet this evening over the recent hike in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, commonly known as petrol that shocked Labour leaders and Nigerians in the wake of tension created by the September increment.
Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by the empty threats being made by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent additional increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called fuel.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Akwa lbom State Council has resolved to withdraw the 14-day ultimatum to the State Government to address outstanding workers’ demands and other labour issues.
The Federal Government has approved the constitution of visitation panels to oversee the activities of all federal universities in the country.
The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Cross River Council, Com. Ben Ukpebi, has asserted that it will be difficult for the state to recover from the devastating destruction that was carried out by hoodlums in the state capital and beyond.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it is providing and will continue to provide interventions for Agriculture and Industrial revival of Nigeria as the two sectors amongst others remained a veritable tools towards building a robust economy for the country.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
Usman, who made this known on Friday in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen on the preparations for the elections, identified the parties as: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Accord Party, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Grant Alliance (APGA), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved N21.9 billion for the rehabilitation and repairs of roads in Yobe, Edo and Taraba States.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was remanded in custody on Monday after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly near the police headquarters during last year’s anti-government protests.
A report by AZA Finance, an Africa-focused provider of currency trading solutions has attributed the pressure facing the naira on the parallel market to diversion of export proceeds away from the approved channels by a lot companies in the country.
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, will begin the quest to qualify for the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket tournament on Thursday when they square up against South Sudan at the Kigali Arena.