ITUC elects Wabba president, Burrow returns as scribe
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has elected the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, as its president. ITUC also re-elected Sharan Burrow as its General Secretary, at its just-concluded fourth World Congress that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark
Wabba seeks parley with Buhari over wage
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give space for consultation with the organised labour over the new minimum wage crisis.
Collectivism and higher principles
We must give it to the labour of our heroes past and that workers have been moved out of the Ricardian world and given recognition and dignity. What would have been the state of affairs for workers today but for doggedness of legendary Michael Imoudu...
NLC wants conflict resolution mechanism to tackle killings
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to set up conflict resolution mechanisms to resolve frequent clashes of conflicting interests. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on understanding and resolving the herders-farmers’ violent conflicts in Nigeria, President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, who was represented by the Deputy General Secretary, Chris Uyot, said the…
Labour in dilemma over fresh minimum wage strike
The labour movement is worried that Nigerians may turn a cold shoulder to a fresh call for an industrial action demanding the speedy passage of a new minimum wage law.
The suspended NLC strike: Matters arising
It came as no small relief for all of us that the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, suspended its planned November 6 nation-wide strike in its minimum wage struggle.
Relief for Nigerians as Labour suspends strike
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Federal Government yesterday succeeded in averting what could have been a complete lockdown of the economy over the disagreement on minimum wage for workers. The protracted negotiation between the government and the workers’ representatives saved the day, leading to the suspension of a nationwide strike that would have…
Minimum wage: Who’s afraid of federalism?
The statement by the organised labour last week, that it would take nothing less than N30,000 as the new minimum wage is misleading and unconvincing...