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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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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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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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PENGASSAN Tasks Buhari To Increase Local Refining Capacity Before Deregulation

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to increase local refining capacity before embarking on any deregulation process. The oil workers’ union gave the charge in a statement Tuesday by its National Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ojugbana. The union called on the president to…

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We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. Former South African President, Nelson Mandela was on Sunday buried in his ancestral village of Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Cape ProvinceThe Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended its over five months old…

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