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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fuel Price Hike: Catholic Church Tells Labour Unions To Shelve Strike

    The Catholic Church in Nigeria, yesterday, called on the organized labour unions threatening to shut-down the country over the new fuel price of petrol to have a rethink on their plan, to avoid throwing the nation into chaos. The Federal Government last week announced a new official price for...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fuel Price Hike: Court Restrains NLC From Going On Nationwide Strike

    The National Industrial Court presided over by Its' President, Justice Babatunde Adejumo has restrained the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) from going on its planned strike on Wednesday, pending the hearing and determination of a suit brought before it by the Attorney General of the Federation...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fuel Price Hike: FG, Labour Meeting Rescheduled For Today

    Discussions between the federal government and labour unions as part of efforts to avert the planned strike by Nigeria Labour Congress to resist an increase in the price of petrol are continuing on Tuesday. The meeting was rescheduled after both parties could not reach an agreement in an...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fuel Price Hike: Read Adams Oshiomhole's Stand At The FG/Labour Meeting

    The Nigeria Labour Congress,NLC and its affiliate body, the Trade Union Congress,TUC, parley meeting with the federal government on Monday ended in a deadlock as labour unions vowed to press ahead with its industrial action, scheduled to commence tomorrow if the Federal Government fails to...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fuel Price Hike: Strike Looms As Labour, FG Meeting Ends in a Deadlock

    The Nigeria Labour Congress,NLC and its affiliate body, the Trade Union Congress,TUC, parley meeting with the federal government on Monday ended in a deadlock as labour unions vowed to press ahead with its industrial action, scheduled to commence tomorrow if the Federal Government fails to...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Labour Leaders Suggested the New Fuel Price, Kachikwu Tells Lawmakers

    The House of Representatives in Nigeria on Monday began a special session to deliberate on the Federal Government’s announcement of an increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also referred to as Petrol. Minister of petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachiwku during a session with the Nigerian lawmakers...
  7. Lequte

    Politics Planned Strike: Nigeria's Labour Union Leaders Have Been Compromised - CNPP

    The planned strike by Nigeria's labour unions over the recent fuel price hike won't last for 3 days, the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has asserted. In a joint statement signed by its National Chairman, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, and the Secretary-General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, CNPP...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro NLC Writes Government Agencies To Shutdown On Wednesday [SEE LETTER]

    The Nigerian Labour congress is set to embark on a nationwide strike on Wednesday the 18th 2016 over the recent hike in petrol price/removal of fuel subsidy. Below is a letter sent to all government agencies urging the government employees to follow their directive.
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Aircraft Pilots, Engineers Reject Strike Action, Back FG

    The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) said on Saturday it would stand strongly in support of the federal government’s resolve to fully deregulate the downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. The declaration of support by the aircraft pilots and...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro Strike Looms, Labour Union Advises Nigerians To Stock Up on Food

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their civil society allies in Abuja, yesterday, Labour called on Nigerians to stock up on essential commodities, as it begins a strike action on Wednesday in protest of recent hike in the pump price of petrol. “Nigerians are...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria: Strike Looms As NLC, Others Meet To Decide Over New Fuel Price

    Labour leaders in the country are meeting today to decide on a possible protest against the increase in the price of petrol. President Muhamamdu Buhari had on Wedsneday raised the price of PMS from N86.50 to a maximum of N145 per litre. The new policy allows marketers to import petrol and sell...
  12. K

    Metro N56, 000 Minimum Wage: No Special Consideration for Debtor States – NLC, TUC

    Organised labour has maintained that it will not give special considerations to 26 states that are currently having difficulties paying the present wage in negotiating the new minimum wage. Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress which gave this indication on Monday, insisted...
  13. K

    Metro Minimum Wage: NLC faction Demands N90,000

    Ahead of today’s Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, a faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, led by Joe Ajaero, yesterday, rejected the N56,000 national minimum wage proposal reportedly sent to the Federal Government by the Ayuba Wabba-led NLC and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics Oshiomhole Responds To NLC's N56,000 Minimum Wage Proposal

    Former Labour leader now Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has indicated that the N56,000 which the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, proposed to the Federal Government as the new national minimum wage will not turn out to be the final amount to be agreed upon by both parties...
  15. K

    Politics Why We are Asking for New Minimum Wage – Labour

    Organised labour led by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) said on Friday that the failure of some states in the country to pay workers’ salaries will not stop them from demanding a review of the national minimum wage. Labour said apart from the fact...
  16. K

    Metro NLC, TUC Propose New Minimum Wage to FG

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have jointly proposed N56, 000 as the new minimum wage to the Federal Government as against the present N18, 000. The NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, said this at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. Wabba said...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Government Should Not Prosecute T.B. Joshua – NLC

    The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal and the Lagos State governments to find a place in their hearts to support T.B. Joshua’s ministry rather than try to persecute him with the ongoing criminal trial of contractors who handled the collapse of a...
  18. Lequte

    Business Fuel Scarcity: Nigeria's Labour Union Calls for Kachikwu's Resignation

    Labour unions in the country have called for the resignation of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu after the latter said fuel scarcity may persists in the country for the next two months. Read: I'm Not a Magician, Fuel Scarcity Won't End Soon - Kachikwu General Secretary...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro Trade Union Congress Blasts Fashola Over Increased Electricity Tariffs

    The Trade Union Congress has lambasted Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for insisting that increase in electricity tariff is the only way to enhance stable power supply in Nigeria. The union disagreed with the National Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, which...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Imo: Tension as NLC Threatens Total Shutdown

    The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, insisted that there would be a total shut down of Imo State once the 14-day ultimatum issued to the state government to recall the 3000 sacked workers and tackle their unpaid salaries and other benefits expires. The Imo State government is alleged to...
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