2019 elections, a rape of democracy, says Labour
The United Labour Congress (ULC) has described the 2019 general elections as a complete rape of democracy and an embarrassing sham that aborted the will of majority of Nigerians as expressed through the ballot.
Labour congratulates Buhari, urges improved welfare for workers
Organised labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and the members of Nigeria Union...
Niger Government release N800m for payment of pensions, gratuities
The Niger Government has released a total of N800 million for the payment of pensions and gratuities in the state. Gov. Abubakar Bello disclosed this during an interactive session with members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Minna on Monday. He said that N500 million was released to the state Pensions Board in February…
Elections: Niger governor woos civil servants
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has solicited the support of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the March 9 governorship and state house of assembly elections. He made the call during an interactive session with members of the NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Minna on Monday. Bello called…
TUC seeks Senate’s approval on N30,000 minimum wage
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged the Senate to ensure it approves the N30,000 new national minimum wage when it resumes next week.
Varsity teacher tasks NLC, TUC on merits, demerits of strike
A Prof. of Economics, Prof. Peter Emeka Arinze of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) has said that in as much as Nigerian workers have the fundamental right to go on strike, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) must consider the merits and demerits of such action.
Akwa Ibom governor pledges to pay N30, 000 minimum wage if adopted
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has assured workers that the state would pay the new minimum wage, as soon as the Federal Government adopts it. He gave the pledge during an interactive session with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), United Labour and other affiliated unions in the state. The governor…
Prioritising workers’ welfare in 2019
Undoubtedly the out gone year was a turbulent one for the Nigerian workers, as the struggle to increase the minimum wage to N30,000 from the present N18,000 is still on-going.
TUC urges peace, harmony before, after 2019 polls
As the electioneering campaigns for next year’s general elections gather momentum, the Trade Union of Nigeria (TUC), has urged politicians to ensure that the 2019 polls are held under an atmosphere of peace and tranquility before and after the exercise.
Labour gives FG ultimatum on new wage
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has given the Federal Government 11 days to transmit the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, saying industrial...