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Presidency: TUC planned protest against President Buhari’s ‘inaction’ over corruption uncalled for

The Presidency has frowned at the reported plan by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to embark on a nationwide protest over the alleged President Buhari’s 'inaction' over the high-level of corruption uncovered at some Federal Government’s commissions.
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 workers call off strike as government succumbs to pressure

Barely 12 hours after the commencement of the three-day warning strike declared to press for the payment of outstanding benefits, workers in the Ekiti State civil service have called off the industrial action.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ekiti organized labour maintain stance, orders three-day warning strike

The strike, according to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) was to pressure Governor Kayode Fayemi to attend to their demands.

Akwa Ibom health workers suspend two-week-old strike

Akwa Ibom State Health Workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, have suspended the industrial action they embarked upon two weeks ago over the non-implementation of Consolidated Health Salary Structure.
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.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta workers accept salary review as monthly wage bill hits N7 billion

With over N7 billion monthly wage bill to 48,000 workers in Delta, the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Martin Bolum, has said that the decision of the state government to review the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level seven was one of the ways to keep the state afloat in this period of Coronavirus pandemic.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti workers issue 14-day strike notice over unpaid salaries

A letter dated July 16, 2020, and addressed to Fayemi, a copy of which was made available to Tribune Online said the ultimatum commences from Monday, July 20 and lapses on August 3, within which the governor is expected to redeem his pledge or face mass action.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC, ULC resolve rift, merge

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) have settled their lingering crisis that split the labour movement in the country.

Labour unions in Niger reject salary cut, to go spiritual

Rising from an emergency meeting held at the labour house in Minna the state capital on Thursday, the organised civil servants in Niger state, have again rejected the planned slash in their salaries by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led state government.
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.

Imo publishes eight names involved in N330 million pension fraud

The Imo State government yesterday made public of its findings in the payroll system regarding pension fraud which involved eight persons said to be receiving N330 million annually as a pension.

TUC: We didn’t collect money from Cross River governor to boycott strike action

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, Cross River Council disclosed that Gov Ben Ayade never gave them money but they pulled out of the strike based on principle and collective conviction.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC begins indefinite strike in Cross River

Government activities were paralysed in offices in Cross River State Monday following the indefinite strike embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress.

Cross River TUC denies bribery allegation

Speaking at a media briefing on Saturday, the State Secretary of the union, Ken Bassey, said, “Nobody has collected a dime from the government. And the TUC is not the mouthpiece of the government as is being insinuated.”
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo women endorse Governor Obaseki for second term

Ahead of the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo state, Edo women both in and outside the State have endorsed the incumbent Governor of the ruling party in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for a second term.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Kano NLC issues two weeks ultimatum over salary deduction, threatens strike action

The Kano State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has on Wednesday given a two weeks ultimatum to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in protest of the cut down of the worker’s salary or face strike action.

‎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 tackles TCN chief over sack of labour leader

Following the sack of a labour leader, Comrade Chris Okwonkwo, by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has condemned the sack, describing it as an embarrassment to labour community.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Official: Borno uncovers people collecting salaries, pensions same time

Borno Head of Service (HoS), Simon Malgwi, on Saturday said that the state government had uncovered some fraudulent activities of some pensioners in the state.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.