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 […]

The Organised Labour has vowed to proceed with a total, comprehensive and indefinite nationwide shutdown of the country, should there be another increase in Petrol Pump price from the existing 617 naira, which it describes as “illegal”.   NLC President, Joe Ajaero, gave the notification on Monday, at the African Trade Union alliance meeting in […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors said its members have been mobilised for the nationwide protest that will take place on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demands. This was even as the association said there has not been an official meeting with the government since its declaration for […]

Hospital doctors in England on Friday announced the longest strike in the history of the state-funded National Health Service, in an ongoing row over pay.   Junior doctors – those below consultant level – will walk out for five days from 7:00 am (0600 GMT) on July 13 until the same time on July 18, […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress will embark on a nationwide strike on Wednesday next week.   The congress said the strike action would be implemented if the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited fails to reverse the new pump price for the Premium Motor Spirit. The NLC took the decision at the end of the emergency National […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has promised to embark on further consultations with relevant stakeholders towards ending the protracted strike by university lecturers of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The President made this known in a meeting with the Chairman and select members of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities at the State House, Abuja The president […]

The National Industrial Court has adjourned the suit filed by the Federal Government challenging the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to Monday, the 19th of September. Counsel to the Federal Government, JAMES IGWE at the resumed sitting earlier today, asked the court to give the suit an accelerated hearing due […]

The Federal Government says protesting students who blocked a busy section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway violated the law. The Minister of Works and Housing, BABATUNDE FASHOLA, said this while briefing newsmen shortly after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. FASHOLA noted that the Nigerian […]

Members of the University of Lagos branch, Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities have protested against the sudden suspension of its ongoing strike by their executives. The protesters who carried placards said they were not duly informed before the suspension, noting that a congress was supposed to […]

The meeting between the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government on Tuesday has again ended without an agreement. This means the six-month old strike by public university lecturers is set to continue. The striking lecturers had met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee on Tuesday at the National […]

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