Monday, 2nd October 2023

Nigeria Labour Congress

27 Sep
Organised Labour, with one voice, yesterday vowed to shut down economic activities nationwide next Tuesday.
Joe Ajaero
27 Sep
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has advised women to stand tall and find their voices without fear of contradiction to be adequately represented in governance structures.
11 Sep
Labour unions held a two-day warning strike on September 5 and 6, meant to press home their demands upon the federal government, arising from the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigerian Labour Congress held in Abuja on August 31, 2023.
8 Sep
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has advocated for a proper implementation of tax justice to enable higher income earners in the country pay higher taxes than low income earners.
5 Sep
A coalition of 100 civil rights groups(CSOs) has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of conniving with the opposition to inflict pain on Nigerians. The groups, under the aegis of Project Nigeria, consisting of CSOs abroad and locally, said the impact of the industrial action is worse than the fuel subsidy removal. The NLC on…
4 Sep
Ahead of tomorrow’s two-day nationwide warning strike marshaled by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), its third since the removal of fuel subsidy in June, public schools, hospitals, seaports, and airports, among other public institutions have expressed readiness to mobilise workers to down tools across the critical sectors.
29 Aug
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to immediately vacate the secretariat of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) within 48 hours.
29 Aug
The promise by the Federal Government on August 15 to put a seal on further rise in price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, despite a subsisting deregulation policy is curious.
28 Aug
The acclaimed role Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) plays in protecting the interest of workers and citizens in governance structure is fast eroding. The guiding popular aphorism that, “what affects one affects all” do not seem to apply anymore. NLC known for its active, consistent, dogged, tenacious and focused activism has since turned out a 21st…
16 Aug
The suspension by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of its proposed strike over government’s removal of fuel subsidy is a pragmatic and reasonable thing to do, going by projections that the strike
3 Aug
Plateau, Kano workers reject harsh govt policies Benue State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) joined its counterparts across the country, yesterday, to protest against the hike in the pump price of petrol by President Bola Tinubu and the attendant hardship on the masses. The workers marched on the streets of Makurdi from the NLC secretariat…
3 Aug
So, the authorities and Labour could not avert the nation-wide strike which promises to be total and unsparing, going by the pronouncements of the Labour leaders. There is anger in town; there is distrust and distraught. Sorrow and hopelessness overcast the horizon arising from disbelief that there is soothing light at the end of the…


7 mins ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pleaded with members of Lions Clubs to back  government in sustaining the fight against poverty and creating a community, where everyone is entitled to a sense of participation.
12 mins ago
The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enock Adeboye, on the occasion of Nigeria’s independence anniversary, yesterday, asked God to heal the nation and give her a new beginning.
13 mins ago
Lagos State government has vowed to stop illegal dredging and flush out those operating without a government permit in the dredging sector from the state.
16 mins ago
The Manager Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbukwu, has lamented the myriad of challenges facing the region, ranging from infrastructure deficit to environmental concerns, as well as socio-economic disparities.
16 mins ago
As Nigeria celebrates its 63rd independence anniversary, Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, urged Nigerians to pray for God’s protection and blessings upon security agencies, as they fight to ward off all security threats against the nation. 
29 mins ago
To strike the delicate balance between Nigeria’s vast, God-given resources of oil and gas, fertile fields for huge agricultural practices, rare solid minerals, places of scenic, spell-binding tourist attractions and the persisting paradox of pervasive poverty
30 mins ago
Amid rising insecurity, inflation and other macroeconomic challenges, coupled with uncertainty in the global economies, the Nigerian equities market gained N8.4 trillion in nine months.
34 mins ago
Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti,  on Saturday, disclosed that the state government would pay N771 million compensation to owners of 130 structures marked for  demolition  to pave way for expansion of  3 .5 kilometer road that leads to Okpara Square, in Umuahia , the state capital.   
39 mins ago
Hope of early release of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, might not be in sight as Federal Government, yesterday, distanced itself from a N50b non-prosecution plea bargain with the embattled apex bank boss.
40 mins ago
This is not surprising; we have experienced so many shocks to the economy in the last 10-15 years that have dampened the real estate market for both residential and commercial properties. There were also the COVID 19 impacts, which raised the consciousness of people...