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Update: Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide strike after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday and lasted till the early hours of Monday morning,…

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Nigerian Civil Servants Reportedly Warned Not To Join Nationwide Strike

Federal civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and above, as well as those on essential services, have been asked not to join the planned industrial action declared and scheduled to begin Monday September 28 by labour unions . Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some civil servants were earlier advised to work from home. Labour unions have expressed their…

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Breaking! NLC Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike following promises by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4, 2018. Announcing the decision in Abuja on Sunday, 30th September, 2018 the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, stated that the labour action was suspended to enable the tripartite committee…

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Any Governor Opposing The New Minimum Wage Will Lose In 2019 – NLC Chieftain

Mr Adamu Garba, who is the Vice Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress in Gombe State, has warned that governors who opposed to the new minimum wage will lose 2019 election. According to reports, Garba gave the warning today being Thursday 27th September 2018. In his words, “Majority of governors that fail to implement the minimum wage may…

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Breaking! On Minimum Wage Increase – NLC Orders Workers To Commence Strike On Thursday

The Nigeria Labour Congress has directed workers to proceed on a nationwide warning strike with effect from Thursday, 27th September 2018. This followed the delay in negotiations for a new minimum wage by the Federal Government. General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday 24th September…

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Ex-Governor Oshiomhole Booed , Jeered At by Audience at NLC Colloquium

Former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, was on Wednesday, booed and jeered at for about five minutes at the colloquium organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on restructuring. The one-day Colloquium in Abuja, which had the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad III in attendance, had the theme: “The Labour movement and the future of…

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Fuel Price Hike: FG, Labour Parley Ends In A Deadlock, Tor Resume Negotiations Today

  From all indications, the meeting between the Federal Government, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) over the hike in pump price of petrol and the proposed strike action by organized labour came to a dead end yesterday night. Vanguard reports that NLC and its affiliates have vowed to go ahead with the…

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