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Labour denies endorsing petrol price hike

Labour unions are demanding a reversal of recent hike in the petrol price and did not endorse deregulation that is anchored on price hike.
Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.

Fuel price hike: NLC, TUC stage walk out from meeting with Nigerian government

Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.

Nigerian government meets Labour over petrol price as unions fume

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.

TUC accuses Nigerian government of reneging on agreement on fuel, electricity tariff price

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has accused the federal government of reneging on the agreement reached with the organised labour a few weeks ago with regards to the hike in electricity tariff and pump price of petrol.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister challenges media on reportage of child labour issues

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Monday, challenged the media to focus more on reporting child labour issues with a view to eliminating the practice in the country.
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 governor interacts with workers, assures of improved welfare

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

House of Reps meet NLC, TUC over planned strike

The House of Representatives has waded into the crisis between the Federal Government and the organised labour over the recent hikes in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) and electricity tariff.
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)

ActionAid, TUC, Yiaga, others seek domestication of African Charter to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy

Ahead of 2023 generation elections in Nigeria, ActionAid Nigeria, Trade Union Congress, TUC, Yiaga Africa and others seek domestication of the African Charter on Democracy, Election and Governance, ACDEG, to Nigeria’s democratic system.

Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.

Labour plan nationwide protest, strike for Monday

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 to protest recent hikes in fuel prices and power tariff.
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.

TUC threatens nationwide strike over fuel price hike, fixes protest date

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has given the Federal Government a seven-day ultimatum to reverse the recent increase in electricity tariff and petrol price.

TUC, others reject new fuel price, as petrol stations adjust pump

Petrol stations across the country, yesterday, adjusted their pumps to reflect the hike in the ex-depot price of the Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, by the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, with some of the stations raising the price to as high as N161 per litre.
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.

‎Eid el-Fitr‎: TUC calls for sober reflection

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged Muslim faithful to have a sober reflection because of the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

TUC: Nigeria workers deserve three months tax holidays

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Quadri Olaleye, has called on the three tiers of government to grant three months tax holidays to Nigerian workers.

Workers Day: TUC calls for rebuilding of economy to avoid recession

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on governments at all levels, employers and workers to collaborate in reorganising the economy to avoid a loom­ing recession.
TUC President- Quadri Olaleye

Coronavirus: TUC calls for tax holidays

The Trade Union Congress (TUC), has called on the Federal Government to grant tax holidays to business owners in the country to enable them to cushion the adverse economic effects associated with the outbreak of coronavirus.

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