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Labour: Major reason we suspended strike

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price 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, TUC suspend nationwide industrial action

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
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NLC announces nationwide protest over petrol price, electricity tariff hike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has finalised its plan to stage a nationwide rally on September 28 to protest the increase in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff.
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Fuel hike: No going back on strike, protest – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has vowed to proceed with its planned strike and protest with effect from September 28 following the failure of the Federal Government to reverse the hike in electricity tariff and fuel price.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Nigerian government, labour talks on fuel price hike end in stalemate

A Federal Government effort to forestall the nationwide mass protests and industrial action through meeting with organised labour, yesterday, was truncated as the meeting ended in a stalemate.
The Rivers State government has sealed the secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Rivers government reopens NLC secretariat as labour suspends rally

The Officials of the Rivers Government, on Tuesday, unsealed the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat in Port Harcourt, following collective bargaining agreement signed with the union.
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NLC rejects hike in fuel price as marketers sell for N161

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the increase in price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from N148.50 per liter to N151.56 per litre.

NLC urges NERC to take decisive action on electricity tariff increase

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to take decisive action on the plan by DISCOs to hike electricity tariff in the country.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour urges Nigerian government to desist from plans to concession major airports

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to desist from further contemplation, discussions and arrangements to concession major airports in the country.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

NLC urges Imo government to pay salary arrears of workers, pensioners

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Imo State Government to immediate pay three months salary arrears owed to workers, pensioners in the state.
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.
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Nigerian labour rejects 6% stamp duty on tenancy agreement

The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, entitled, ‘The Nigeria Labour Congress condemns the 6% stamp duty on tenancy and lease agreements in Nigeria.’
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
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.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands intervention funds for schools

Ahead of the resumption of academic activities in schools for graduating pupils, the Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the immediate release of intervention funds to all institutions to enable them to provide necessary safety measures.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands new petrol price reversal

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has kicked against the new fuel price of N143.8 announced by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) on Wednesday, saying “this might just be the last straw that would break the camel’s back.”
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NLC asks governors to scrap security vote

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said the security votes in the executive arm of government should be scrapped from the budgeting system, to avert abuses in line with the reality of the COVID-19 financial constraints on the country.
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.

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CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

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Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.