Labour plans international protest against debtor governors
The fear of insecure future when workers retire is a major factor driving corruption in Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said. President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba...
Okorocha promises Imo NLC N1m monthly
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has promised the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) a monthly subvention of N1 million, and donated a car to the office of the chairman. He made the promise at the weekend while handing over an office complex built and furnished by his administration for the congress.…
Buhari congratulates Wabba for emerging ITUC President
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Philibus Wabba, on his election as President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the largest trade union federation in the world. The President, in a statement signed by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, yesterday, joined members of the…
Prune your fat perks to pay new wage, NLC tells governors
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has told the Governors’ Forum that no state lacks the financial strength to pay the proposed new national minimum wage of N30,000 to workers.
On government’s lethargy and labour’s vigour
A kid might claim ignorance of the ongoing ‘tour’ recently embarked upon by the Nigeria’s government and labour as regards minimum wage but if a full-fledged adult displays such an attitude, he may be regarded as an imbecile.
Labour Party alleges plan by NLC, TUC to destabilise it
The Labour Party (LP) has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) of plan to organise an illegal convention to upset the party in 2019 elections. A statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the party’s Director of Publicity and Media Strategy, Yinka Richards, condemned in strongest term the move and dissociated…
NLC wants conflict resolution mechanism to tackle killings
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to set up conflict resolution mechanisms to resolve frequent clashes of conflicting interests. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on understanding and resolving the herders-farmers’ violent conflicts in Nigeria, President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, who was represented by the Deputy General Secretary, Chris Uyot, said the…
Labour insists, don’t vote for governors who can’t pay minimum wage
The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has directed workers to vote out any state governor or his successor, who is not ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.