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Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.
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.
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.
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 Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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At least 45,000 persons living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria died in 2019, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said on Tuesday.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said the zoning process among political parties would not solve the economic problems facing 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.
Three calibre mobile scanning machines belonging to the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, worth millions of dollars are currently rotting away at the Apapa port, a controller of customs, Mohammed Abba-Kura revealed on Wednesday.
Saratu, a daughter of Sabo Wada Ringim, former clerk Jigawa state house of assembly and currently council secretary of Ringim local government lives in Gida-Dubu Quarters in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, Monday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to invite church leaders on how to lift the country out of recession immediately, even as they called for constitutional reform.
US giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech prepared Friday to file an emergency request to roll out their vaunted vaccine while New York shut its schools and California braced for nighttime curfews heading into the US holiday season.
The Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Friday secured the convictions of two fraudsters before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state.
The police in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have arrested a suspected robber, Alo Monday, after his gang snatched a Toyota Camry from one of their victims.
Business experts have expressed confidence that the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) has the capacity to contribute to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) when fully developed.