Home Topics NLC


President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Coronavirus has exposed Nigeria health, education sector

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges in Nigeria’s education and health sectors.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC gives Air Peace, others 14-day ultimatum to reinstate sacked workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the recent sacking of 100 pilots by Air Peace, 69 Pilots by Bristow Helicopters and National Union of Air Transport Employees union executives working with Turkish Air.

Registrar: 10,000 professionals to participate in 2020 ICPSP coronavirus virtual conference

Acting Registrar, Institute of Corporate and Public Sector Professionals (ICPSP) Mrs Omolara Adelakun says 10,000 participants are expected to feature at the institute’s 2020 COVID-19 virtual conference.
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.

Akwa Ibom health workers suspend two-week-old strike

Akwa Ibom State Health Workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, have suspended the industrial action they embarked upon two weeks ago over the non-implementation of Consolidated Health Salary Structure.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Labour moves against 6 percent stamp duty on tenancy, lease

Organised labour has rejected recent order by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to property owners and their agents to charge 6 percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements enter into with all leases and remit to the service.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.

Delta PDP urges APC to halt attacks on Governor Okowa

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State have been urged to halt all attacks on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the temporary slashing of workers’ salaries in the state.
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.
The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, is dead.

Taraba NLC chairman died of diabetes not coronavirus – commissioner

The Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, has said the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, did not die of COVID-19, but complications from diabetes.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC, ULC resolve rift, merge

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) have settled their lingering crisis that split the labour movement in the country.

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.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: $37.8 billion needed to close financing gaps for universal social protection

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says 37.8 billion dollars will be needed as Global Fund for Universal Social Protection for the first five years to close financing gaps
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.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.

Kidnapped Delta NLC chairman regains freedom

The kidnapped Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Delta State, Comrade Goodluck Ofobruku, has regained his freedom after paying an undisclosed amount of money.

Recent Stories

Arsene Wenger

Barcelona failed in their attempt to replace Quique Setien with Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.

UITH resident doctors suspend three days warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, on Wednesday suspended its three days warning strike over assault on its members.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA approves 210 bottles of water per team, cancels shirt swaps

UEFA has released strict guidelines for the eight clubs kicking off the Champions League knockout stage in Lisbon with the Atalanta, PSG fixture opening the campaign right away.

Nigerian Navy disown ‘fake press release’ inviting candidates for NNBTS Batch 30 training

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has disowned a fake press release inviting candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS), Batch 30 to commence training at the school in Onne on Aug. 18.

Nigerian government yet to be informed of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal – ministry

The Federal Government on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported sacking of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by its Governing Council, saying it has not been briefed.