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NUPENG, PENGASSAN Back Fuel Subsidy Removal, Demand For Negotiation Of Minimum Wage

The National Union Of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have lent their support for the Federal Government’s decision to end the payment of fuel subsidy. At a joint National Executive Council meeting between both bodies held today in Calabar, the leadership of…

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NUPENG Assures That Normalcy Will Return To Filling Stations Soon

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) Workers on Wednesday assured that normalcy would soon return to filling stations nationwide if the current tempo of loading at the depots continued till the weekend. The South-West Chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of…

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Brace Yourselves Guys! This Fuel Scarcity Could Linger Till The End Of March – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) says the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country could linger till the end of March. The South-West Chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, made the disclosure in an interview in Lagos. Korodo said that from all indications, loading of petrol at both NNPC depots…

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Lagos State Government Says It Will No Longer Sponsor Pilgrims To Jerusalem & Mecca

Lagos State Government has said it will no longer sponsor pilgrims to Jerusalem and Mecca. This step was taken to ensure prudency in this harsh economic situation being faced in the country, Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, State Commissioner for Home Affairs, disclosed. He made this declaration when members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on…

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PENGASSAN, NUPENG Call Off Nationwide Strike

 Ibe Kachikwu  Nigerian oil workers unions under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have called off their 1-day-old strike. The workers had gone on strike yesterday following the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu’s announcement on…

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“We Haven’t Unbundled NNPC, We Simply Re-organized It” – Ibe Kachikwu

  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has clarified that government has not unbundled the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) but simply re-organized it. Speaking with state house correspondents on Wednesday, after the Federal Executive Council meeting (FEC), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Kachikwu revealed that the government only restructured the corporation…

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As Workers Shut Down NNPC Over Unbundling

  Just as Nigerians are struggling to get fuel with queues in several filling stations,workers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, shut down the activities of the corporation nationwide over the ‎unbundling exercise approved by President Buhari. Click here if you missed. The workers, under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas…

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NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Chevron’s Failure To Pay Sacked Workers’ Entitlements

The alleged failure by Chevron Nigeria Limited to pay severance entitlements and pension to its displaced contract staff may spark off an industrial action as the Warri Zone of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) on Wednesday warned of an impending major workers strike in the zone. Warri zonal chapter of NUPENG…

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