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16 Apr 2019
Once again, cacophony of voices against the removal of fuel subsidy is reverberating. The chief instigator is not even at the scene of the action (Nigeria), but far away in Washington DC, the capital of the most powerful nation in the world...
19 Feb 2019
The 12th delegates conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), may have taken place without rancour and acrimony, but delegates’ expectations from their new leaders in the next four years silently showed on their faces. As the delegates moved round from one seat to another conferring with their colleagues, how to improve the working condition…
6 Nov 2018
As the drum of another national strike action gets louder, the Federal Government has taken two steps to show its readiness to reduce industrial strike action to the barest minimum.
28 Sep 2018
The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.
28 Jun 2018
There are indications that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) might sanction Nigeria over industrial infractions by Kaduna and Kogi states.The Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Peters Adeyemi, who stated this in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja
6 Feb 2018
The three unions in the 67 research and allied institutions in the country would stage a mass protest at the National Assembly today, Tuesday, over their unpaid N9billion by the Federal Government.
25 Jan 2018
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has vowed to sustain the on-going strike action in the research and development institutions across the country.
14 Nov 2017
Workers of research institutes and allied institutions in the country have begun an indefinite strike over Federal Government’s non-implementation of agreement between them.
7 Nov 2017
The Public Service International (PSI) has developed a five-year plan to confront implementation of privatisation policy in developing countries of the world.
26 Sep 2017
The Public Service International (PSI) has concluded arrangements to begin the implementation of trade union projects in indigent countries in Africa.
20 Sep 2017
The non-academic staff unions in the universities are today meeting with the Federal Government to decide on their demands.
28 Aug 2017
Adeyemi, who is also Deputy President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), said that addressing the issues concurrently would be easy for government since most of the issues canvassed by the academic and non-academic unions are similar.


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The internal strife rocking the nation’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) six months to presidential election did not show signs of abating yesterday as peace talks between the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, remained in abeyance.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations of Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC also said it is yet to recognise “any of the two personalities as a senatorial candidate.”
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Coming on the heels of a growing concern about Nigeria’s rising population, a new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlights “new fertility facts” that are challenging old theories on the relationship between childbearing, years of education and income level.
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The upstream segment of the petroleum industry is possibly the first target in the push against continuous use of fossil fuels. By halting funding for oil and gas exploration and production, most clean energy activists believe...
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Governor Douye Diri has assured of Bayelsa State’s collaboration to tackle oil theft, which he stressed, poses a serious threat to the Niger Delta region.