The Trouble With Maternal Healthcare In Nigeria
Maria has been in a popular hospital for three weeks since the delivery of her twins. She says her husband ran away after he found out she was pregnant. Despite the cheap cost of the medical bills, Maria cannot afford to cover her bills. Since then, doctors, whose profession is characterised by owed salaries, have…
Labour wants Ngige to clarify double-speak on minimum wage
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Friday told Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige, to explain his `double-speak’ on the planned new minimum wage, to avoid confusion on the issue. On May 30, Ngige announced that the new National Minimum Wage would not be paid to workers by the end of September, contrary to a…
Babalola cautions labour over incessant strike
A frontline legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has condemned incessant industrial action to settle labour disputes between government and workers.
Abia bemoans inadequate land for agriculture
Abia State governor Okezie Ikpeazu has bemoaned the lack of arable land for agriculture in the state, which he said also applies to the entire South East geopolitical zone.
Labour urges Ekiti workers to continue strike
Labour leaders in Ekiti State have criticised Governor Ayodele Fayose for attempting to cause crisis and disunity among its members by declaring that his government would pay workers that are not on strike.
Increased wages: Panacea to Nigerian workers’ plight
While many will argue that Labour’s request is justifiable, it is pertinent to state that living a financially prudent life will in turn, make one’s financially modest.
Come on, NLC/TUC, let’s talk this over... - Part 2
Over the next 48 hours, the leadership of the labour unions should find a way to reopen a mutually-respectful dialogue with the government and talk this over; the threatened strike is not a fatality.
Tinubu urges labour to embrace dialogue
The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, may lead the negotiations between the Federal Government and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).