ULC raises alarm over Nigeria’s rising debts
Urges Senate to reject loan request Worried by the Federal Government’s plans to borrow about $2.8 billion from foreign capital, and another $87 million from same resources to refinance already existing debts, the United Labour Congress (ULC) of Nigeria, is alarmed that Nigeria’s debt profile has continued to increase and burgeoning at an alarming proportion.…
Labour urges Nigerians to stockpile necessities as nationwide strike looms
With twenty-four to the deadline given by organised labour to the Federal Government to announce a new national minimum of N65,000, the movement has urged Nigerians...
Ikeja residents groan over power outage, union suspends picketing
Residents of Ikeja area of Lagos State have urged the unions in the electricity sector to intervene in the incessant power failure that is afflicting the area.The union of electricity workers under the auspices of Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) had on Wednesday last week ...
Labour bashes goverment, seeks end to killings
President of United Labour Congress (ULC), Joe Ajaero, has said any government that fails to protect its citizens’ lives and property has failed.Ajaero, at the weekend, called on government to demonstrate that the lives of Nigerian masses matter to it, by arresting some of the self-confessed killers.....
ULC seeks timely completion of Ajaokuta steel company for employment
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has urged the Federal Government to complete the Ajaokuta Steel Company on time to enhance jobs creation and economic development in the country.
Union threatens showdown over sack of electricity workers
Electricity consumers under the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) may be in for terrible times as the National Union of Electricity Employees...
Workers lament poor wages, lack of entitlements
Joe Ajaero, noted that May Day has become synonymous with the history of struggles by wage earners in the capitalist economy, who are controlled by the owners of capital and means of production.
Labour to protest planned removal of minimum wage from exclusive list
Organised labour at the weekend said it would mobilise workers to protest moves to remove minimum wage from the exclusive to concurrent legislative list.