The national executive councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on Wednesday night suspended their nationwide strike over an alleged assault on the President of the NLC, Joe Ajaero. The unions said the suspension followed the intervention of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu. However, the organised Private Sector and the […]

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, nationwide strike recorded mixed compliance across the states, yesterday. While some states were shut down with banks, public schools, courts and others shut down, some states recorded partial compliance and a few did not comply. The directives of the two labour bodies were […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has written to all zonal coordinators and chairpersons of the union and demand that members be mobilised for the nationwide strike in line with the directive from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress. The letter which was signed by ASUU’s National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, was […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has handed a 14-day ultimatum to Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, to restore elected officials of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, in the state. The Union also tasked Otti to direct its officers who had illegally taken over the NULGE secretariat in Umuahia to vacate without […]

The Organised Labour has agreed to suspend its proposed nationwide strike for 30 days, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government after a marathon meeting that ended around 11pm on Tuesday. The resolution followed over five hours of deliberations between the Federal Government and Labour at the Chief of Staff […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong has assured Nigerian workers that the government will soon conclude the issue of wage award. The Minister also appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, not to embark on its planned strike, and allow government work to resolve all pending issues. This is as the National Union […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said a trade union cannot pull out of an industrial action it did not initiate. President of of the NLC, Joe Ajaero, who stated this in an interview on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today,  on Monday night, spoke against the backdrop of the purported withdrawal from the two-day warning […]

In a race to beat the deadline for the planned commencement of an indefinite strike that may lead to the shutdown of the economy, the Federal Government on Monday held a meeting with organised labour on post-subsidy removal palliatives for workers. The parley, hosted by the Minister of Labour, Simon Lalong, in Abuja, however, failed […]

Barely one week after leading a two-day nationwide warning strike,  the organised labour on Tuesday threatened to begin an indefinite strike should the Federal Government fail to meet its demands at the end of a 21-day ultimatum which will expire in approximately one week’s time. The workers union said the proposed strike was necessary following […]

In compliance, with the two-day warning strike initiated by the Nigeria Labour Congress, the National Electricity Workers Union, on Tuesday morning (today), shut down the head office of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, located on Post Office Road in the metropolitan city.   It would be recalled that the National Executive Council of the NLC at […]

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