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Nation Wide Strike: NLC Executives meet, suspends strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended the indefinite strike it called to protest the increase in the pump price of petrol from N86 and N86.50k to N145. The decision to suspend the strike was taken at an emergency meeting of the NLC National Executive Committee in Abuja on Sunday. The NEC also resolved to resume negotiation with the government on ...

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Indefinite Strike: NLC calls emergency meeting

The Nigeria Labour Congress has called an emergency meeting of its organs – the National Working Committee and the National Executive Committee – for Sunday (today) to deliberate on the ongoing strike and the way forward. The General Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, who spoke with Punchng correspondent on the telephone on Saturday that the major organs of the ...

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Tinubu meets with NLC leaders over strike

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called on the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress to call off the ongoing strike over the increase in fuel pump price from N86 and N86.50k to N145. The former Lagos State Governor pleaded with the President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, and other leaders of the congress ...

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“The strike continues” -NLC to Saraki

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba and his team, on Friday met for over 40 minutes behind closed-doors with the Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, to discuss the ongoing nationwide strike called by labour to protest the fuel price hike. Wabba, told reporters after the meeting that the strike which enters third day on Friday will ...

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Strike will continue – NLC tells Senate, House of Reps.

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, and his team met for about 40 minutes behind closed-doors on Thursday evening,  with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to discuss the nationwide strike over the hike in fuel price. Wabba told journalists after the parley that the strike would continue until the Federal Government resumed talks with the NLC, under his ...

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Lagos hoodlums hijack NLC protest

The protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Lagos was yesterday reportedly hijacked by suspected hoodlums who unleashed mayhem on the protesting unionists in Lagos. The hoodlum were said to have defiled all the security measures put in place by the police to protect public and government facilities ahead of the planned strike by the NLC. Witnesses told New ...

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Why I abadoned Labour -Oshiomole

Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has offered explanations for aligning with the Fed­eral Government against the Nigeria Labour Con­gress (NLC) on the recent hike in fuel pump price. The governor said there was no other option left for government at this time. He cited the division in the ranks of labour, as reason for turning his back on NLC, which ...

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Why we went to court to stop labour strike – FG

The federal government has appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to return to the negotiating table in order to resolve the industrial crisis that has emanated from the increment in the pump price of fuel The government also explained why it had to seek a court action to stop the organised labour from going on strike In a statement ...

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Why we backed out of Labour strike – PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said it backed out of the ongoing nationwide indefi­nite strike led by the Nige­ria Labour Congress (NLC) following the withdrawal of its parent body, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other key unions in the country. PENGASSAN spokesper­son, Babatunde Oke, who spoke in a telephone inter­view, explained that NLC ...

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Traders refuse to partake in Labour’s on-going strike

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged its members not to participate in the strike action being championed by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC). The admonition was given by the group’s National President, Barrister Kenneth Ukaoha in Abuja on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. “To us the only way to do this is perhaps to do away completely with ...

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