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31 Mar
In lieu of the imminent industrial action at its London Heathrow (LHR) home, British Airways has canceled approximately 300 flights over the Easter travel rush
20 Jan
The UK's crisis-hit National Health Service (NHS) is set for its biggest ever day of industrial action next month after thousands of ambulance workers announced on Friday a series of new strikes. The state-funded healthcare system will see nurses and ambulance workers from three different unions walk out on February 6 in an ongoing pay…
21 Oct 2022
The Federal Government says it will no longer tolerate industrial strikes that do not follow due process “, particularly during the transition period of the current administration”.
28 Sep 2020
Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country. “The committee is to examine the justifications for the new policy in view of the need for the validation of the basis for the new cost reflective tariff. “The…
27 Sep 2020
The pressure mounted on both the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) by petrol marketers, tanker owners and other stakeholders influenced the decision of the unions to reluctantly accept deregulation as a policy. However, in the spirit of give and take, the Federal Government also accepted to reverse the increment in the…
24 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress Thursday evening said it will proceed on nationwide strike on Monday after its negotiation over hike in the price of petrol with the Nigerian government was postponed till Monday afternoon. The meeting took place at the banquet hall of Aso Rock in Abuja. The labour, in an…
21 May 2020
Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association Thursday called off its sit-at-home order over the harassment of health workers by police officers. In a press statement made signed by the Chairman, Dr Saliu Oseni and the Secretary, Dr Ramon Moronkola, the doctors said the decision to reverse the sit-at-home order was informed by the intervention…
18 Oct 2019
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has commended the Federal Government and organised labour over the peaceful resolution on the full implementation of the new national minimum wage.
14 Oct 2019
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, appealed to workers to shelve their planned nation-wide strike to protest against the non-implementation of the new national minimum wage, saying such action would amount to an effort in futility.
3 Aug 2019
The Non-academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have given a 14-day ultimatum to the federal government to pay their earned allowances and resolve the fate of others in universities’ staff schools or face industrial crisis.
3 Jul 2019
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)to shelve its proposed industrial action over alleged delay in implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. Lawan made the appeal when the executives of the NLC and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, (PASAN) led by Mr Ayuba Waba…
1 Jul 2019
Medical activities at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) were at their peak yesterday as the resident doctors, consultant doctors, nurses, pharmacists were seen attending to patients. The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) LUTH Chapter had on June 18, 2019 called off its 11-day strike after most of their demands for going on strike were…


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The alarming rate of visual impairments in the country should warrant an urgent review of eye care policies in the healthcare sector. Most important in that appraisal is the frequency of eye checks among the adult population, coupled with the level of personal commitment required of individuals.
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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has been elected as the new Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum.
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The Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju has debunked the rumours of the death of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
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Organising elections without an "inclusive political dialogue" risks worsening violence in Myanmar said a UN envoy on Saturday, a day after meeting a leading opposition figure in Geneva.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's time at AC Milan is coming to an end after the Serie A club announced on Saturday that he would say his farewells following their last match of the season against Verona.