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Ekiti workers accuses labour leaders of betrayal

  Labour leaders in Ekiti State have been accused of betraying workers in the state. The accused came after labour agreed to  a one month pay out of the six months owed them by the state government. The coordinator of Enlightened Workers’ Forum (EWF),  Mike Bamidele stated that there are evidence that  six of the labour leaders were given N10 ...

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NLC threatens to stop banks’ patronage over mass sacking

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has issued banks that were involved in staff mass sacking two weeks to call-back their staff. Else, the organised Labour threatens to mandate member employers’ companies from paying their salary through First Bank, Zenith and Diamond Banks. In different letters written to the bank’s management, NLC factional President, Joe Ajaero revealed his displeasure  over what he ...

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NLC gives ultimatum to shut down banks over mass sacking

The six banks that recently sacked staff have been given two weeks ultimatum to recall the sacked workers and allow unionization, else will be shut down. In a letter to the management of the six banks, signed by its Deputy  General Secretary, Chris Uyot, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) threatens to picket the banks if they fail to halt the mass sack ...

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Ekiti State: Fayose reacts to Ayuba’s critics over workers unpaid salary

Following the critics made by Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba over unpaid workers salary, the State Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the situation, putting the blame on economic downturn of the country. Read Fayose’s letter to Wabba below: “I write to acknowledge your correspondence on the current strike action by workers in Ekiti State ...

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Indefinite strike to begin in Ondo State

According to a source from the labour union, workers are expected to stay away from work until the oustanding arrears are paid. The government workers in Ondo State will as from tomorrow begin an indefinite strike over non-payment of five months salaries. All government hospitals in the state will equally be shut down.   Share on Facebook

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Ekiti health workers withdraw from strike action

In a letter  addressed to the Chief Medical Director of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, the Joint Health Sector Unions in Ekiti State have announced its withdrawal from the strike action embarked upon the state’s Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The letter signed by the Chairman, NUAHP, Kunle Esan; Chairman, NANNM, E.O. Martins-Adetoye; and the Chairman, MHWUN, S.I. Olajide stated ...

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Much Ado About Nothing

Opinion by Segun Akinleye The country recently experienced something of a positive news when it emerged that one out of the missing Chibok Girls, Amina Ali Nkeki, has been found alive outside Sambisa forest. This was news indeed and a perfect distraction from the cloud that seemed to have engulfed the whole nation over the fuel price increment coupled with ...

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Fuel subsidy: Federal government in terms with NLC, 16 man committee now established

Following negotiations between the federal government and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), an agreement has finally been reached. The federal government also set up a 16 man committee to look into the issue of fuel price hike, minimum wage and the palliative measures that government has put in place. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF),Engineer Lawal David Babachir, ...

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Kogi State: NLC leader sacked, state government says he is a ghost worker

The Kogi State government hve sacked the state’s chairman of Nigerian Labour congress (NLC), Onuh Eboka. The government also claims Edoka was identified as a ghost worker during the just concluded staff verification exercise. According to Gbenga Olorunpomi, the aide to the Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, “For example, many of them refused to supply their BVNs [Bank Verification ...

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Ekiti State: Workers to begin strike over unpaid salary

The state councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) have issued another 48-hour ultimatum to the government to pay the December deductions or face an industrial action. Labour had last Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the government to pay deductions or face a strike but this was overshadowed by the ...

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