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#EndSARS: PENGASSAN Threatens Nationwide Industrial Action Over Attacks On Protesters

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened a nationwide strike following the shooting and killing of peaceful #ENDSARS demonstrators across the nation. This is just as the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Lagos State Council and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) berated the Buhari-led administration on…

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Nationwide Strike: Labour Leaders Walk Out Of Meeting With FG, Labels NIC’s Order ‘Black Market Injunction’

  Nigerian labour leaders reportedly walked out of a meeting with the Federal government yesterday and have vowed to go on indefinite strike starting today, Wednesday, in protest of the increase in the pump price of petrol. The meeting with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal,and other officials of government in…

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Fuel Price Hike: Industrial Court Restrains NLC, TUC From Going On Strike

  The National Industrial Court has restrained‎the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)from embarking on its planned strike action on Wednesday in protest of the hike in fuel price by the Federal Government. President of the Industrial Court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order after the Attorney General of the…

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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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Labour, TUC Demand N56,000 New Minimum Wage From FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have jointly proposed and submitted a new minimum wage of N56,000 monthly salary for workers to the Federal Government, reports The Guardian . Confirming the submission of the proposal to the Federal Government yesterday in Abuja, President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said that Labour…

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New Electricity Tariffs Begins Today, NLC, TUC Threaten Strike

  The new Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO 2015), takes off today amid doubts over commensurate electricity supply. According to reports, a meeting called by the regulator, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Friday failed to convince the manufacturers to drop their earlier opposition to the new tariff…

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12 Soldiers Sentenced To Death To Appeal Ruling As #Free12NigerianSoldiers Goes Viral

According to ThisDay, the 12 soldiers sentenced to death by firing squad yesterday Tuesday morning by the military tribunal are likely to head to the Federal Court of Appeal, in the event that the Army Council ratifies their sentence. Their sentence was the climax of a military court martial involving the arraignment of 18 soldiers on…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

Funmi Odegbami, Michelle Obama, Folorunsho Alakija and other inspiring women have been listed amongst 100 Most Inspirational Women in the World. Ex-Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called for the granting of amnesty to Boko Haram militants. Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have warned President Goodluck Jonathan against another petrol price…

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