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Minimum wage: Labour, federal government fail to reach agreement on implementation

Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.

NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.
Kayode Fayemi

Flooding: TUC urges Ekiti governor to implement masterplan for erosion control

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Ekiti State, has appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi to enforce implementation of the erosion control masterplan drawn for the state at its creation in 1996.

TUC: Nigerians will not pay more for darkness

The Trade Union Congress has expressed its opposition to the plan to increase electricity tariff.
Comrade Ayuba Waba, President, NLC

NLC: Minimum wage negotiations still ongoing

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: No worker should be cheated – NLC chief

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has assured workers, especially those in the states and local government, the group will do everything to ensure that they are not short-changed in any way in the payment of the new national minimum wage.

TUC urges federal government pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa, has urged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to workers’ well-being and security in the efforts to build a stronger nation.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government not sincere – labour

The Organized Labour has accused the Federal Government of not being sincere by alleging that Labour is responsible for the delay in the implementation of the new N30, 000 Minimum Wage.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urged to revive car, housing loans

Labour leaders in Osun State have appealed to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to revive car and housing loans as motivation for public workers in the state.
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.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi reinstates former TUC boss

The reinstatement was consequent on the report of the State Committee on the Review of Irregular Appointments chaired by Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi nullifying Olaiya’s disengagement from the civil service.

TUC rejects partial implementation of minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday rejected a policy unveiled by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the implementation of the national minimum wage.

TUC rejects federal government circular on minimum wage implementation

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has accused the federal government of betrayal of trust over implementation of the new national minimum wage.

TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: We’ve not issued any strike notice – NLC

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the Congress has not issued any strike notice over the implementation of the new national minimum wage by the government.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

I’ll always speak truth to power – TUC chief

The newly-elected National President of the Trade Union Congress, Mr Quadri Olaleye, has promised workers that he would always speak the truth to government at all levels.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

Quadri Olaleye emerges new TUC president

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has elected Quadri Olaleye as its new National President to replace Bobboi Kaigama.

Naicom: Senior civil servants issue 7-day ultimatum

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has been given a 7-day ultimatum to implement an agreement reached with an association of senior civil servants in 2017 or face industrial action.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: PDP youths commend governors for backing Atiku Abubakar

The youth wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, commended the governors under the party’s platform for throwing their weight behind the decision of Atiku Abubakar to challenge the judgement of the presidential elections petitions tribunal.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

NFF will follow up Brazil friendly with another Grade A test for Super Eagles...

The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

WHO: Four out of 10 patients ‘harmed’ while seeking medical treatment

The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are ‘harmed’ during the process of seeking medical care.
Othman Ngelzarma

Miyetti Allah: We can meet Nigeria’s milk need with 70 million cows

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), said on Tuesday it has enough cows and pastoralists to meet the country’s milk requirements.

Kogi government set to inaugurate N4 billion rice mill

The Kogi State Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day.