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Labour Strike

19 Sep
The Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have agreed to continue talks over post-subsidy removal palliatives for workers before the 21-day ultimatum issued by the NLC. Both also pledged to find solutions to key demands tabled before the government by organised labour before the deadline. Mr Simon Lalong, Minister of Labour and Employment…
5 Sep
Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Kaduna chapter Ayuba Magaji Suleiman has said that the nationwide strike was embarked on to press home their demand for a wage increase, saying that their salaries can no longer take them to the next bus stop. This was as stranded workers in Kaduna state were locked out…
5 Sep
Labour leaders, on Tuesday, chased workers out of their offices at the state secretariat, Akure, to ensure compliance with the two-day warning strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the labour leaders chased out workers from their offices at the state Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of…
5 Sep
The Federal Government and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have agreed to give the government two weeks to address some of the grievances of the Congress.
5 Jun
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its nationwide strike being planned to protest against the fuel subsidy removal.
4 Jun
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has directed its members to join the Nigeria Labour Congress’ (NLC) directive to its affiliated unions to mobilise for a complete shutdown of economic activities across the country on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.
29 Jan 2019
House of Representatives on Tuesday approved N30, 000 as the minimum wage for workers. The approval followed the adoption of the report by the ad hoc committee set up on the New Minimum Wage Bill sent to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. The committee led by the deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun…
15 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel has said the state government was willing to pay its civil servants the  proposed new minimum wage when enacted into law. “Minimum wage has never been an issue, it is just that it has been a matter of legislation. We are waiting for directions from the Federal government, once…
7 Jan 2019
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday threatened to boycott the 2019 general election should the Nigerian government fail to activate a new minimum wage. Nigeria's current minimum wage is N18,000 approved in 2008 by late president Umar Musa Ya'aruda's administration. NLC assistant secretary in charge of information, Denja Yakub, who spoke on Nigeria Info FM,…
27 Sep 2018
Nigerian Government on Thursday said the meeting it had with organised labour unions on the minimum wage did not end in a deadlock as the union claimed on Wednesday. The organised labour afterwards went ahead with strike action. NLC president Ayuba Wabba, at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, said both parties could not…
16 Oct 2017
The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Mathew Kolawole, has appealed to the organised labour to dialogue with the government. Kolawole said the assembly was worried, as an arm of government, about the incessant strikes in the state.


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