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Kogi workers have been reduced to beggars – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) say Kogi workers have been reduced to beggars by virtue of being owed salaries and allowances “for a period of three to twenty-two months”.

Labour faults fed govt’s plan to implement ‘No Work, No Pay’ ‎during strikes

Labour officials have faulted the plan by the federal government to implement the ‘No work No pay” rule over workers’ strikes in Nigeria.

Don’t release bailout funds to states yet – TUC tells fed govt

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for telling governors the gospel truth on how he feels about their failure to pay salaries and pensions despite the interventions of the Federal Government.

Labour rejects House of Reps’ N30,000 minimum wage offer

The organised labour on Saturday rejected the resolution of the House of Representatives seeking the upward review of the minimum wage for Nigerian workers to N30,000 from the current N18,000

Trade Union Congress accuses Cross River govt of misappropriating N19bn Paris Club refund

The organised labour in Cross River State has accused the state government of misappropriating the N19 billion meant for the settlement of gratuities, salaries and other labour-related matters in the state.

Benue workers end two-week strike action

Benue State workers have suspended their two-week-old strike embarked upon to protest the failure of the government to pay their salaries.

Striking labour meets Governor Samuel Ortom over workers’ salary, others

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stressed the need for the organised labour to partner with the stat government to chat a way forward for resolving the ongoing workers’ indefinite strike in the state.

Ekiti officials’ arrest not cause for salary delay – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has disagreed with the claim of the state leadership of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, that the arrest of the Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and Accountant-General, Yemisi Owolabi, is responsible for the delay in the payment of workers’ salaries.

Strike: Governor Yahaya Bello has condemned Kogi workers to wheelchair – Labour

The organized Labour in Kogi State says the hardship inflicted on workers by Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration has condemned civil service to the wheel chair

Benue workers begin indefinite strike

Civil servants in Benue on Tuesday commenced an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries.

Benue workers begin indefinite strike Tuesday

The Joint State Executive Council of the Benue State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress has directed workers in the state to begin an indefinite strike as from Tuesday (tomorrow).

Labour leaders condemn EFCC arrest of Ekiti officials

Labour leaders, in Ekiti State, on Saturday, decried the arrest of the state’s Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant-General by the agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing the allegation that the Bailout Fund given to the state last year was misappropriated as frivolous and unfounded.

NLC, TUC set to shut down Benue over unpaid salaries

Leaders of the organised labour in Benue State including the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Joint Public Negotiation Council (JPNC) 1,11 and 111 and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has resolved to embark on “a total, comprehensive and indefinite strike action” in protest against non-payment of workers salaries in the state.

Unpaid salaries: Kogi workers beg Buhari for food, drugs

Workers in Kogi have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue them from their current hardship resulting from non-payment of their salaries, by sending them food, drugs and other materials.

Kebbi ASUSS denies membership of NUT, NLC

The Academic Staff Union of Secondary School (ASUSS), Kebbi State, which is an umbrella body of secondary school teachers, has denied rumours making the rounds in some quarters that its members have merged with Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in the state.

Kogi govt threatens to sack striking workers

The strike action embarked upon by workers in Kogi state assumed a new turn on Monday as the leadership of the organised labour alleged threats to their lives.

Striking Kogi workers seek traditional rulers’ intervention

The organised labour in Kogi State has called on prominent traditional rulers in the state to intervene in the ongoing industrial dispute in the state.

Striking workers paralyse govt activities in Kogi

The ongoing indefinite strike by workers in Kogi has stopped all activities at government secretariat in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

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