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Labour blasts Kogi govt for doubting signatories of strike notice

Leaders of Labour unions in Kogi State have condemned claim by Kogi State government that signatories to the strike notice are unknown labour leaders.

Strike: ULC blackmailing fed govt – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have accused the yet-to-be registered United Labour Congress (UCL) led by Joe Ajaero of blackmailing government in order to secure registration.

Brexit bill passes first vote in British parliament

British MPs voted in favour of a bill Tuesday to end Britain’s EU membership, a key moment for the government’s Brexit strategy despite opposition accusations of an unprecedented power grab.

Consult students in future before downing tools – NANS tells ASUU

We must be consulted in the future before the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarks on strikes, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has warned.

Why we’re are unable pay workers’ salaries – Gov. Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has urged striking civil servants to understand that Benue State’s financial constraints have made it difficult for it to meet their demands.

TUC deplores fed govt’s engagement of casual doctors

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has flayed Federal Government’s recommendation of casual doctors to temporarily stand in for members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), who are currently on strike.

Fed govt begins payment of arrears of doctors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun the payment of backlog of resident doctors nationwide.

NLC, TUC, others give Kogi govt one week ultimatum over half salary

The organized Labour in Kogi State has issued a one week ultimatum to the Kogi State Government to pay it’s workforce full salary in order to further sustain the industrial peace and harmony in the state.

Benue workers begin warning strike over unpaid salaries

Benue State workers on Tuesday embarked on a 7-day warning strike over the non-payment of salaries and allowances.

Labour rejects Ortom’s appeal, begins warning strike Sept 5

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Benue have rejected Gov. Samuel Ortom’s appeal against a one-week warning strike proposed to start Sept. 5.

We’ll only back restructuring based on equity, fairness – TUC

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has its voice to the agitation for the restructuring of the country, saying any restructuring should ensure fairness, justice and equity.

Trade Union backs restructuring

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Friday added its voice to the agitation for the restructuring of the country, saying any restructuring should ensure fairness, justice and equity.

Why we want local govt autonomy – NULGE chief

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Wednesday said the aim of the agitation for local government autonomy is to free the third tier of government from the control of state governments.

NLC gives Zamfara 21-day ultimatum

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Zamfara state chapter, has given the government 21-day ultimatum to meet workers demands or face “total strike action.”

Ondo workers reject fractional payment of salary arrears

The Organised labour unions in Ondo state at the weekend rejected the introduction of fractional or percentage payment of salaries by the state government, saying the 80 per cent September 2016 salary arrears paid by the state government to the workers was a mere gift to them.

NLC, TUC plan rallies against diversion of bailout fund by states

Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart to stage rallies in states that are allegedly diverting the bailout fund into other uses apart from payment of salaries, gratuities and pensions of workers.

Labour, Akeredolu disagree over N7.6bn Paris Club loan refunds

Labour unions in Ondo State have disagreed with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over factional payment of their outstanding salaries after receiving N7.6 billion Paris Club Loan refunds.

Labour leaders urge fed govt to fish out the perpetrators of Anambra church massacre

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and Trade Union Congress (TUC), yesterday called on the Federal Government to fish out the perpetrators of Ozubulu massacre on Sunday.

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EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

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Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

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