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

NLC rejects ‘deliberate’ delay, demands immediate implementation of new minimum wage

The National Executive Council (NEC) of NLC has rejected the delay by the Federal Government to commence implementation of the New National minimum wage.
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 confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
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NLC: Why we accepted Chris Ngige’s reappointment as labour minister

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has explained why it has accepted Dr Chris Ngige’s reappointment as the Minister of Labour and Employment.Mr. President

Minister promises to resolve minimum wage logjam

Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
Omoyele Sowore

NLC begs federal government to release Omoyele Sowore, 26 others

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to release Mr Omoyele Sowore and 26 other protesters arrested on account of the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday.
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: There will be crisis if Chris Ngige is returned as labour minister

The former minister of labour had clashed with NLC leaders over his delayed inauguration of the National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board.
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 chapters to write governors on implementation of new minimum wage

There are strong indications that the state chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress will as from May 1 begin talks with their state governments on the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.

Minimum wage: NLC wants government to begin sectoral negotiations

Though President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the minimum wage into law, Nigerians may not substantially feel the effect of the wage increase until each sector negotiates how it cascades down the ladder.

N30,000: Labour seeks tax waivers for proposed minimum wage

Leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised fresh concerns over the proposed national minimum wage, saying there was need for an amendment of the income tax laws to cushion the effect of devaluation that might hit the N30,000.

700 delegates storm Abuja for NLC’s National Conference

More than 700 statutory delegates and observers are expected to take part in the two-day National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC lauds Reps members, tasks Senators

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday commended the House of Representatives for adopting N30, 000 as the new National Minimum Wage and the quick passage of the bill.

Labour: Minimum wage implementation’ll be discussed after bill passage

The leaderships of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress told newsmen that they were awaiting the transmission of an executive bill to the National Assembly on January 23, 2019 after which they would make contact with NASS on the legislation.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Labour stages mass protests over minimum wage today

The leadership of organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), and United Labour Congress (ULC), has concluded arrangement to stage nationwide protests, commencing today, January 8.
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: Tuesday for mobilisation, not strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared tomorrow, Tuesday January 8, is for protest and mobilisation across the country, not commencement of strike.

Federal government, labour meet in Abuja over minimum wage

The Federal Government and leadership of the organised labour are currently meeting at the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Abuja over the minimum wage issue with the aim of finding a solution to the controversy surrounding the new minimum wage of N30,000.

Federal government moves to avert labour strike over minimum wage

Controversies surrounding the new national minimum wage, which the National Tripartite Committee grudgingly pegged at N30,000, may not have abated as the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has fixed a conciliatory meeting for Friday, January 4, 2019 in Abuja.
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.

Minimum wage: Labour begins nationwide strike January 8

The Nigerian Labour Congress said yesterday it will embark on nationwide strike at the expiration of its ultimatum on December 31, 2018.
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.

Minimum wage: NLC orders ‘mother-of-all protests’ January 8

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in a communiqué issued at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held in Abuja on Friday directed that the protests should hold in all state capitals and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja on January 8, 2019 over the delay by the federal government in transmitting, enacting and implementing a new national minimum wage of N30,000.

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