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    Metro Do Not Harass Our Members - ASUU Warns Striking Unions

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has called on the non-teaching labour unions of universities not to harass or intimidate its members. The National President of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, a professor, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...
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    Politics FG, Oil Workers Meeting Ends in Deadlock

    The Federal Government and Oil workers meeting ended at a deadlock today. According to TVC news, the meeting is expected to continue tomorrow. Details soon...
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    Metro Oil Workers Begin Strike, Deny talk with Government

    Nigerian oil workers are going ahead with their planned strike today( Thursday), despite reports that the government had commenced talks with their leaders, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said. The acting general secretary of PENGASSAN, Lumumba...
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    Metro Resident Doctors Suspend Proposed Strike

    The proposed indefinite strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) scheduled to commence Thursday, has been suspended for one week to allow the House of Representatives intervene between them and the executive. This reprieve was sequel to a meeting between the...
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    Metro Ebonyi NLC Chairman Slumps After Police Attack

    The chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ebonyi State Chapter, Ikechukwu Nwafor, has been hospitalized at the emergency ward of the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA) following his bitter encounter with Nigeria Police Force on Thursday. Mr. Nwafor slumped on Friday after he was...
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    Metro NLC Members Hit Road In Ogun To Protest Fuel Price Hike – See Photos

    Some members of the NLC in Ogun state are presently staging a protest in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital over the increased pump price of petrol...
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    Metro NLC Kicks Off Massive Protest in Abuja

    The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has kicked off a massive protest in Abuja over government’s increase of petrol price and electricity tariffs. The congress wants both tariffs reversed, and has vowed an indefinite strike from Wednesday until the government accedes to the demands, Premium Times...
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    Metro Strike: Why We Won't Obey 'Black Market' Injunction - NLC Chairman

    The Chairman of Edo State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Emmanuel Ademokun, Tuesday described the injunction granted the federal government by the National Industrial Court, which stopped the planned strike action by the NLC, until the determination of a suit filed by the...
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    Metro Fuel Price Hike: 10 Reasons Why Labour Should Go On Strike

    The Nigerian Labour Congress has called on the Federal Government to revert the price of petroleum to N86 per litre. Talks between the Federal Government and labour unions as part of efforts to avert the planned strike by Nigeria Labour Congress to resist an increase in the price of petrol are...
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    Metro Fuel Price Hike: Catholic Church Tells Labour Unions To Shelve Strike

    The Catholic Church in Nigeria, yesterday, called on the organized labour unions threatening to shut-down the country over the new fuel price of petrol to have a rethink on their plan, to avoid throwing the nation into chaos. The Federal Government last week announced a new official price for...
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    Metro NLC Writes Government Agencies To Shutdown On Wednesday [SEE LETTER]

    The Nigerian Labour congress is set to embark on a nationwide strike on Wednesday the 18th 2016 over the recent hike in petrol price/removal of fuel subsidy. Below is a letter sent to all government agencies urging the government employees to follow their directive.
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    Metro Nigerian Aircraft Pilots, Engineers Reject Strike Action, Back FG

    The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) said on Saturday it would stand strongly in support of the federal government’s resolve to fully deregulate the downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. The declaration of support by the aircraft pilots and...
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    Metro Strike Looms, Labour Union Advises Nigerians To Stock Up on Food

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their civil society allies in Abuja, yesterday, Labour called on Nigerians to stock up on essential commodities, as it begins a strike action on Wednesday in protest of recent hike in the pump price of petrol. “Nigerians are...
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    Politics APC Chairman, Oyegun Begs Labour Unions Over Strike

    Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Nigerians, the labour unions and other civil society groups to understand the situation that has led to the deregulation of fuel prices. Chief Odigie-Oyegun, who made the appeal yesterday...
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    Metro Senior Varsity Lecturers Set To Begin Indefinite Strike

    Senior university staff under the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) will begin an indefinite strike action from December 24 to protest the sack of over 2,000 staff teachers, Guardian reports. The National President of SSANU, Samson Ugwoke, explained in Abuja...
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    Metro Minimum Wage: NLC Prepares To Battle Nigerian Government With Strike Action

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it is putting all its state councils and industrial union affiliates at full state of alert to ensure that they respond speedily and promptly to any action of the governors to carry out their decision to reduce the minimum wage. Governor of Zamfara...
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    Metro UNIJOS Lecturers Embark On Indefinite Strike

    Lecturers of the University of Jos have begun an indefinite strike to press home their demands for improved working conditions. The lecturers, in a statement by F.C. Piwuna, the chairman of the university’s chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Friday in Jos, said the union’s...