NLC debunks Sylva’s claim on oil sector deregulation
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has faulted the walk out staged by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) negotiation team on the government team over refusal of Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige....
Strike looms as labour stages walk out on government, insists on N160 per litre
Labour leaders, yesterday, staged a walkout on the Federal Government’s team at the Banquet Hall of Aso Villa, Abuja insisting on the reversal of petrol price to N160 per litre.
Labour in dilemma over tariff hikes
The Nigeria labour movement appears to have finally lost the battle to stop tariff hikes in the two critical sectors of downstream petroleum and electricity.
Fuel hike, a violation of agreements reached with FG–TUC
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) says the increase in petrol price is in violation of all agreements the union had with the Federal Government.
JAF flays NLC, TUC for accepting FG’s deregulation, privatisation policies
The Joint Action Front (JAF) has berated the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) for accepting Federal Government’s deregulation and privatisation models...
‘Why labour suspended strike against electricity tariff hike, deregulation policy’
First, we should start by appreciating why the labour movement issued a strike notice; why the trade unions opted for strike rather than dialogue. The straightforward answer would be that the other party (government) was not available to dialogue.
Borno NLC gives government two-week ultimatum to sack Bako
The Borno State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given the state government two weeks ultimatum to sack the head of its biometric unit, Adamu Bako.
The Ogun dispute resolution example
Yearning by the organised labour for improved conditions of service is a normal feature of democracy. The labour unions have the political power to canvass their economic objectives