Nigerian Labour Congress
Professor Ukandi Damachi, a brilliant scholar who had 25 books to his name and many journal articles is dead.
The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has chided the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Bauchi State for keeping mute as government denies the workers the N30,000 minimum wage in the 2022 budget.
It was supposed, at best, to be a sabbatical or a tour of duty of a maximum of four years. Instead, it ended up in a sojourn of 18 years.
Many years after, fuel subsidy removal remains Nigeria’s longest challenge, especially at a time when the trust deficit between the governed and the government widens.
1 Nov 2020
Contrary to doubts, insinuations and agitations from different quarters, workers in Ogun State have started rejoicing, upon the alerts of October salary received from their respective banks, with the new minimum wage increase.
12 Oct 2020
The shelving of the planned strike action by the Nigerian Labour Congress and other labour unions on the government’s deregulation policy is already stale but the dust it has generated hasn’t settled. The core issues for which the Labour Unions had threatened a strike action are largely twofold – the unwholesome increase in the price…
14 May 2020
The recently disengaged 184 support staff members of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to come to their rescue.
21 Sep 2019
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has applauded Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration, for growing the civil service structure and improving workers’ welfare.
25 Aug 2019
The final decision on the consequential adjustment of the minimum wage has been passed to President Muhammadu Buhari.
5 Jan 2019
Northern leaders have urged the officials of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) not to allow themselves to be used by anti-democratic forces in the country...
1 Jan 2019
As the fireworks rend the air heralding a New Year, many Nigerians are filled with both high hopes and fears for 2019, a defining year for the nation as citizens goes to the polls to elect new sets of leaders across the country next month. A cross-section of Lagosians who spoke to The Guardian yesterday…
18 Jul 2018
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure that implementation of the new national minimum wage does not exceed September. The call came as members of the organised private sector in the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) agreed to pay the new national minimum wage once it is passed into law.…