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10 Nov 2019
A former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says labour will paralyse activities in states that are not ready to implement the new minimum wage and negotiate the consequential adjustment. He spoke to COLLINS OLAYINKA. WHAT do you make of the Governors’ Forum claims that they are not bound…
8 Nov 2019
Not long ago I had a debate with myself regarding what we are, who we are, as a country and as a people inhabiting the space, this space, we call Nigeria.
3 Nov 2019
The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage. Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja, General-Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), made the appeal while fielding questions from journalists on Sunday in Lagos.
20 Oct 2019
Michael Athokhamien Omnibus Imoudu, generally known as Pa Imoudu, was a labour union leader and activist. He encouraged workers in both the private and public sectors to form unions.
18 Oct 2019
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has commended the Federal Government and organised labour over the peaceful resolution on the full implementation of the new national minimum wage.
8 Oct 2019
Labour leaders in Kaduna State yesterday embarked on a protest against the non-payment of Kaduna Textiles Limited (KTL) and Arewa Textiles workers, several years after the closure of the factories.
8 Oct 2019
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has resolved to join other labour centres on the October 16 planned nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to conclude the N30, 000 consequential adjustments on the new minimum wage.
2 Oct 2019
As difficult union systems progress through the coming years, their liability to encounter snakes or ladders will depend, however, not on throws of the dice, but on certain dispositions and capacity to take initiates
26 Sep 2019
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and human right lawyer, Femi Falana have urged the United States of America to lift the economic sanction imposed on Cuba. Speaking in Abuja during the opening session of the 6th Cuba-Africa regional meeting and conference, President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba said the...
17 Sep 2019
Meeting of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) and the Federal Government deadlocked again yesterday, as they failed to agree over relativity and consequential adjustment for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
27 Aug 2019
In a country where one in every five persons is unemployed, its development challenges are often formidable. But that is the scenario in today’s Nigeria. The festering social upheavals are clearly a manifestation of a society that is unable to keep the majority of her citizens engaged in productive activities.
27 Aug 2019
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has ordered the immediate reorganisation of the secretariat of the congress. Rising from its meeting in Kano recently, the organ also ratified the retirement of Dr Peter Ozo-Eson while appointing Emmanuel Ogboaja as his replacement.

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