‘Early review of minimum wage will avoid industrial upheaval’
Organised labour has charged the Federal Government to kick-start upward review of the National Minimum Wage of N30,000 monthly one year before the expiration of the current arrangement.
IMF-induced policies will repress Nigeria's currency, Labour warns
Submitting to the International Monetary Fund, IMF-induced policies would further distort and repress Nigeria's currency, organised labour has warned.
‘Give structured public loans to tackle rising debt burden’
To check rising rate of Nigeria’s debt profile, stakeholders have called for an urgent need to give in to well-structured public loans for projects only.
Kaigama decries Nigeria’s slow economic growth
The immediate past President, Trade Union Congress (TUC), Bobboi Kaigama, has bemoaned the slow economic growth of Nigeria...
Minimum wage: FG can’t cheat workers – Labour
The organised labour has dismissed insinuations that the Federal Government was not sincere enough to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000. The President-General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Bobboi Kaigama, said this on Monday in Akure during the fifth Triennial Delegates’ Conference of the Ondo State chapter of the union where Com.…
2019 elections, a rape of democracy, says Labour
The United Labour Congress (ULC) has described the 2019 general elections as a complete rape of democracy and an embarrassing sham that aborted the will of majority of Nigerians as expressed through the ballot.
Prioritising workers’ welfare in 2019
Undoubtedly the out gone year was a turbulent one for the Nigerian workers, as the struggle to increase the minimum wage to N30,000 from the present N18,000 is still on-going.
TUC urges peace, harmony before, after 2019 polls
As the electioneering campaigns for next year’s general elections gather momentum, the Trade Union of Nigeria (TUC), has urged politicians to ensure that the 2019 polls are held under an atmosphere of peace and tranquility before and after the exercise.
Tackling unemployment through economic diversification
The claim that Nigeria is endowed with huge human and material resources is at variance with the rising acute unemployment, and under-employment challenges that confront the country. While there are various factors that have been blamed for the intractable development, observers have continued to point at poor leadership, lack of vision, unbridled corruption, and mismanagement…