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Breaking: Court halts NLC strike

The National Industrial Court has asked the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to suspend its planned strike. The President of the court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, gave the order on Tuesday and it is to last for 7 days. Ruling on an exparte application filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, the court ordered parties to maintain the status ...

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“Strike is not the solution, force FG to improve living condition” -CAN to Labour

The Northern branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday told organized labour to abort the planned strike in the interest of the poor masses. Public Relations Officer of the Northern CAN, Rev. John Joseph Hayab who spoke Journalists in Kaduna told the federal government and the organized labour to sheathe their sword and save Nigerians from further hardship. ...

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CLO joins Labour to protest fuel price increase

Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), yesterday, said it would join other human rights and civil society organisations  on a mass action against the government in the event of its failure to heed the call to reverse its recent hike in petrol pump price. In a statement, the CLO’s   Chairman, Agada Vincent Agada, noted that the financial capabilities of Nigerians to contain the ...

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FG appeals to workers’ unions to shelve planned strike

The Federal Government has appealed to workers’ unions to shelve their proposed strike over the new petrol price of N145 per litre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja on Monday. Mohammed said the new price was introduced for the country to survive as government could no ...

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CNPP: Nigerians urged to ignore NLC protest

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called on Nigerians to ignore the Nigeria Labour Congress’ (NLC) call for a protest against the fuel price hike. The CNPP also said the labour union has been compromised, adding that the planned protest is a plan to destabilise the good intention of the Buhari-led administration. The CNPP in a statement jointly ...

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Subsidy Removal: NLC kicks against new fuel price

The Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC, has vowed to resist the increment in petroleum product announced today by the Federal government. Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, announced that the Federal Government was removing oil subsidy and put the new figure for petrol price at about N145 liter. The statement from NLC which was signed by its general secretary ...

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NLC blast Okupe, says States can afford civil servants salary

The leadership of the Nigeria Labor Congress NLC have blasted former media aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, for calling on state governors to downsize their civil servants so they can have enough funds to pay salaries and stop the habit of seeking bailout from the Federal government. Reacting to Okupe’s suggestion, the chairman of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, ...

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May Day: N56, 000 minimum wage proposal ignored by FG

The Federal Government on Sunday kept mum over the recent demand by the organised labour for a new minimum wage of N56,000. The issue of the minimum wage was not mentioned by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, at the May Day rally in Abuja. Officials of the Nigeria Labour Congress expressed ...

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Minimum wage: NLC gives reason for N56,000 demand

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 that the minimum wage act was due for review, ...

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Saraki’s trial: Don’t amend anti-corruption law – NLC, Group warns Senate

  The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has c alled on the Nigerian Senate to jettison its ongoing effort to change the country’s anti-corruption laws. A civil society group, Transition Monitoring Group, also pushed a similar position. In separate statements released on Sunday, the groups said even though the National Assembly has the constitutional duty to amend laws, they found it ...

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