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...

Salary Harmonisation: Wages commission’s ex boss advocates job evaluation

By Mustapha Sumaila Mr Richard Egbule, the immediate past Executive Chairman of National Income, Salaries and Wages Commission (NISWC), has called for job evaluation for...

Reps C’ttee asks FIRS to return N4.6bn to FCT

By EricJames Ochigbo The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account has asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to return N4.6 billion which represents...

Minimum wage: NLC wants non compliant governors impeached

By Esenvosa Izah The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum...

ASUU threatens ‘no pay, no work’ over pay roll deadline

By Oseheye Okwuofu, Ibadan The Ibadan Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)  has threatened that the union will begin nationwide strike if...

Minimum Wage: Organised labour commends stakeholders

By Esenvosa Izah Organised Labour has commended stakeholders who negotiated on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 monthly new National Minimum Wage signed into...

Delta NLC suspends minimum wage strike

By Ifeanyi Olannye The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Delta on Thursday announced the suspension of the strike embarked on over the failure of the...

Labour, FG yet to reach agreement on minimum wage

By Tosin Kolade Few hours into the midnight deadline for industrial action over the minimum wage agreement between labour and the Federal Government, both sides...

Minimum wage: Ajaero’s ULC pulls out of negotiation

By Tosin Kolade The United Labour Congress (ULC) president, Mr Joe Ajaero, says the group will not be part of an exercise designed to hoodwink...

Minimum wage: FG, Labour shift ground, negotiations continue Wednesday

By Tosin Kolade The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for...

Minimum wage: Osun to join nationwide strike

By Olajide Idowu Workers in Osun say they will join the nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the Federal Government and...

Minimum Wage: Labour gives FG 14-day ultimatum

Organised labour has given the Federal Government an October 16 ultimatum to resolve all issues surrounding the consequential adjustment of salaries for the implementation...

Discordant tunes over minimum wage

After several months of foot-dragging, the new N30,000 minimum wage implementation has begun. TOBA AGBOOLA writes on the economic implications of the new wage. Following...

Nigeria Silent As Trade Unions, Students Stage Climate Change Protests

Students and trade unions in about 130 countries on Friday staged work outs, stop work actions and demonstrations to get governments to do more...
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