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15 Nov 2018
The nation was only a few hours away from a lockdown with all the frightening implications. The Labour Congress was determined to bare its fangs to press home the agitation for a new minimum wage regime. The unions had asked their members to be on standby for last-minute instructions. The air was thick with a…
30 Oct 2018
A meeting yesterday between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and state governors to agree on a new national wage again stalemated.
26 Sep 2018
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared a total strike following the outcome of a meeting with the Nigerian Government delegation led by labour minister Chris Ngige. NLC president Ayuba Wabba, at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, said both parties could not reach an agreement at the meeting. He called on NLC members across…
26 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress  (ULC) will begin a warning strike tomorrow to protest the suspension of minimum wage negotiations.
25 Sep 2018
With twenty-four to the deadline given by organised labour to the Federal Government to announce a new national minimum of N65,000, the movement has urged Nigerians...
2 Jul 2018
Organised labour unions have flayed the Federal Government over its seeming failure to address the carnage in the country. They therefore asked the President Muhammadu Buhari...
1 Jun 2018
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Friday told Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige, to explain his `double-speak’ on the planned new minimum wage, to avoid confusion on the issue. On May 30, Ngige announced that the new National Minimum Wage would not be paid to workers by the end of September, contrary to a…
15 May 2018
Labour leaders have frowned against civil servants allegedly attempting suicide over unpaid salaries by their state governors, describing the act as a step taken too far.
3 May 2018
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has urged the Federal Government to complete the Ajaokuta Steel Company on time to enhance jobs creation and economic development in the country.
18 Mar 2018
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed workers. ULC president, Comrade Joe Ajaero, said this during the Zonal Council Meeting of the union in Kaduna. He berated NLC over failure to pay its affiliated retirees’ pension. “Till today, in some…
2 Jan 2018
The United Labour Congress (ULC) has called on Nigerians to prepare for war against injustice, impunity, corruption and wanton deprivation that have foisted untold hardship and poverty on the citizenry. The group called on Nigerians to be at alert as 2018 is a year with expectedly high level of politicking towards 2019, urging everyone to…
9 Nov 2017
A statement by the ULC General Secretary, Didi Adodo, urged the National Assembly to restore the union to the present executives led by its President, Musa Danjuma.


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