NLC accuses govt of paying N168b subsidy

 Tony Akowe, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday accused the Federal Government of paying N168 billion to oil marketers as subsidy despite claiming...

Varsity teachers incur N800b debt for govt, says Ngige

 Nwanosike Onu, Awka The introduction of Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS) blocked the conduit pipes through which the Federal Government lost about N800...

Fed Govt to invoke labour laws on striking ASUU members

 Frank Ikpefan, Abuja THE Federal Government has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) lacks the power to dictate to government how to receive...

Kaduna healthcare workers commence seven-days warning strike

The Kaduna State Healthcare Workers Unions and Associations have commenced a 7-day warning strike as earlier notified from 12 noon, Friday, May 22, 2020. The...

Organised labour demands payment of hazard allowance to health workers in Ekiti

The organised labour in Ekiti State has called on Governor Kayode Fayemi to effect payment of new hazard allowance to health workers to motivate...

COVID-19: NLC to El-Rufai: refund 25% deduction or else…

AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna State has rejected deduction of 25 per cent from salaries of senior civil servants in...

NLC urges governments not to deduct workers’ salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged federal and state governments to neither stop nor deduct workers’ salaries amidst the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Mr...

NLC opposes using contributory pension for palliatives

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has opposed suggestions that part of the National Contributory Pension Fund be used as palliatives for the workers and...

ASUU declares indefinite strike

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll...

ASUU insists on rejection of payroll

Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday declared that it would resist the deployment of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll...

Fed Govt, ASUU to resume talks next week

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja AFTER four hours of talks, Thursday’s meeting between the Federal Government’s team and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities...

ASUU begins two-week warning strike over payroll, 2009 pact with govt

Chris Oji, Enugu and Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has begun a two-week warning strike with effect from Tuesday. Its National President,...

Minimum wage: NLC state councils to take action against erring govts

Toba Agboola Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its state councils to go on strike if any state government fails to implement the N30,000 new...

Electricity consumers oppose tariff increment by Ikeja Electric

By Solomon Asowata Electricity consumers on Monday opposed the planned tariff increment by Ikeja Electric (IE), demanding that 90 per cent of customers should be...

Labour protests mass sack of workers by EKSG, urges reversal

Ariwodola Idowu The organised labour in Ekiti State has protested the ongoing mass sack of workers by the Ekiti State Government. The News Agency of Nigeria...

‘Governors have no reason not to pay new wage’

TOBA AGBOOLA The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has  said intent to loot and lack of conscience would be the reason any governor would hesitate to...

NLC sets for showdown with states over minimum wage

By Joan Nwagwu The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed state councils to await directive to engage state governors who fails to meet the Dec....

Over 100 Million Nigerians Jobless -Ngige

The Nigerian Government has said that at least 100 million citizens are jobless with many of them unemployable. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige,...

Labour begins negotiation with governors on new wage

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Labour leaders in states will begin negotiations next week on the consequential adjustments for the new minimum wage of N30, 000. The Joint...

We’re winning IPPIS battle, says ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday said it had received reports of overwhelming compliance of her members nationwide with the directive...
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