Industrial Court refuses to stay proceedings on board’s election dispute
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, yesterday refused to stay proceedings in the suit brought before it by some aggrieved members...
PENGASSAN set to tackle oil firm over employees’ disengagement
Members of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) may have resolved to challenge ExxonMobil over deliberate attempt to disengage its employees.
PENGASSAN flays local oil firms over abuse of labour laws
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has decried abuse of labour laws by some indigenous oil companies. It indicted Forte Oil, Seplat, AITEO and NIPCO as firms among violators of the nation’s labour laws. Condemning the act, PENGASSAN, which described the firms’ anti-labour stance against their employees as unacceptable, said…
Downing tools as option for workers’ fury
There are many mechanisms that are designed to resolve industrial disputes among the tripartite members – labour, employers, and government – that subsist in the industrial space...
PENGASSAN vows to resist sale of refineries
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has vowed to resist the sale of the nation’s refineries even as they remained comatose.
Fuel punishment for Nigerians at Christmas
The threat last week by oil marketers to shut down depots nationwide over unpaid subsidy debts shows that except something is done urgently to settle this matter; the usual fuel scarcity that defines Nigeria could resurface any moment across the country even as people are preparing for Christmas and New Year festivities. The question is…
NUPENG, PENGASSAN say not going on strike
The Oil workers unions have reassured the Federal government that its members would not go on strike over the threat of depot owners to shut down...
FG advised on development of oil producing states
The Federal Government has been advised to improve the condition in the oil producing states, where the bulk of the nation’s revenue is generated.