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NLC Declares Indefinite Strike in Kogi over Unpaid Salaries

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The Kogi State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trace Union Congress (TUC) had directed their members to embark on indefinite strike. This followed the state government’s failure to meet the demands of the labour unions. This is coming just as the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) also issued a seven-day ultimatum within which they would ...

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NLC Threatens to Disgrace Owing Governors

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Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to disgrace Governors who have refused to pay complete salaries to workers, after receiving bailout funds. President of the congress, Ayuba Wabba, said this at the national executive council meeting of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Tuesday in Abuja.  According to Wabba, 10 out of the 36 states, ...

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Military Needs Retraining – NLC

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the retraining of the military to make them more responsible in handling of security issues across the country, especially the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). To this end, the President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, in a statement yesterday by, charged the military authorities  to retrain the officers and men on the ...

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We Want Full Salary Not 60 per cent -Oyo State Workers Insist

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LABOUR centres in Oyo State have objected to recent meetings between heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, government’s functionaries and civil servants, noting that the meetings were aimed at convincing workers to accept 60 per cent salary. The union, in a statement, noted that the ongoing meetings involving Permanent Secretaries/Directors, commissioners and civil servants, on payment of salary/pensions, contravened ethics ...

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Amidst Hardship: NLC, TUC, Others Condemned Reps Decision to Procure N3.6b Exotic Cars

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The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union have condemned the decision of the leadership of the House of Representatives to procure 360 exotic cars worth N3.6bn for its members when the nation is going through economic recession. Also condemning the action of the lawmakers were the Civil Liberties Organisation and the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders. The NLC and the ...

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President Buhari advised to investigate mismanagement of bailout fund

Organised labour Wednesday accused state governors of mismanaging the bailout fund from the Federal government and asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute a high powered committee to investigate the mismanagement of the fund by state governors. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba who made the call while addressing the striking members of the Congress in ...

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NLC call off strike in Niger State

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The indefinite strike in Niger State will come to an end on Monday, as the State Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, reached an agreement to reveal the ghost workers and balance workers June salary. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Jonathan Tsado Vatsa, stated on Friday in Minna at the State House of Assembly that Labour has ...

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“Kogi Labour leaders are more dubious than politicians”

A group of Kogi State Civil servants have alleged the leadership of the organized Labour in the state of being more dubious that politicians, stressing that the extended industrial strike action embarked upon almost two weeks ago, in spite government meeting the terms of the agreement it had with them is needless. The group while addressing a media parley in ...

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SERAP drags Governors to International Criminal Court over unpaid salaries

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dent petition to International Criminal Court, ICC requesting it to bring to justice people behind the non-payment of tens of thousands of Nigerians workers’ salaries across some states. SERAP describing the situation as inhumane acts committed against Nigerian workers, said in its petition that the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court, Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, ...

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Kogi workers embark on indefinite strike action

Workers in Kogi State have started the indefinite industrial strike action they ought have embarked-on on  Monday, June 27. However, the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) had on Friday directed  workers in the state public service to embark on an indefinite strike from June 27. It was gathered that on Monday, the first day of the ...

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