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  1. Labour Unrest Looms as Nigeria Government Tables N54,000 Minimum Wage

    Nigeria Labour Unrest Looms as Nigeria Government Tables N54,000 Minimum Wage

    The Nigerian Federal Government proposes a new minimum wage of N54,000 amid ongoing negotiations with labor unions, who demand N615,000. The meeting adjourned to May 22 as the NLC and TUC pushed for a resolution by May 31, citing increased living costs and economic challenges. The Federal...
  2. NLC and TUC Challenge President Tinubu: Demands Fulfillment of Critical Agreements

    Nigeria NLC and TUC Challenge President Tinubu: Demands Fulfillment of Critical Agreements

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have issued a response to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's recent statements during the Red-Line Railway Project commissioning. Expressing deep concern, the NLC criticizes Tinubu's insinuations about Labour's moral standing and his...
  3. Labour Standoff Continues: NLC Insists on Nationwide Protest After Talks with Federal Government

    Nigeria Labour Standoff Continues: NLC Insists on Nationwide Protest After Talks with Federal Government

    The late-night meeting between the Federal Government and the Organised Labour on the eve of the planned nationwide protest ended in a stalemate, with both sides failing to reach a consensus. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, affirmed that "the rally goes on,"...
  4. Nationwide Crisis Looms as NLC and TUC Issue 14-Day Strike Notice to Federal Government

    Nigeria Nationwide Crisis Looms as NLC and TUC Issue 14-Day Strike Notice to Federal Government

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have issued a 14-day nationwide strike notice to the Federal Government, citing the non-implementation of a crucial 16-point agreement reached on October 2, 2023. The labor unions expressed deep concern over the...
  5. Labor Unions March in Support of Governor Fubara in Rivers State

    Nigeria Labor Unions March in Support of Governor Fubara in Rivers State

    Members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) rallied in support of Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, amid the political turmoil in the state. The solidarity march, held in Port Harcourt, also included students, youths, civil society organizations...
  6. Nigeria Labour Congress Accuses World Bank of Hostility, Rejects N750/Litre Fuel Price Proposal

    Nigeria Nigeria Labour Congress Accuses World Bank of Hostility, Rejects N750/Litre Fuel Price Proposal

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vehemently criticized the World Bank, branding it an "enemy of the Nigerian nation," following the institution's call for the Federal Government to end petrol subsidies and increase prices to N750 per litre. NLC President Ajaero condemned the World Bank's...
  7. No N35,000 Minimum Wage, No Peaceful Christmas for Employers: Oshiomhole Challenges NLC

    Nigeria No N35,000 Minimum Wage, No Peaceful Christmas for Employers: Oshiomhole Challenges NLC

    In a compelling address at the 8th Quadrennial Delegates Conference of the Non-Academics Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) in Abuja, Senator Adams Oshiomhole, former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and immediate past governor of Edo State, delivered a...
  8. Labour Unions Suspend Strike After National Security Adviser's Intervention

    Nigeria Labour Unions Suspend Strike After National Security Adviser's Intervention

    The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have suspended the ongoing strike, marking a significant development in the ongoing labor dispute. The decision was announced following a crucial meeting held on Wednesday night, where...
  9. National Railway Grinds to a Halt Amidst Nationwide Labor Protest

    Nigeria National Railway Grinds to a Halt Amidst Nationwide Labor Protest

    In compliance with the nationwide strike led by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), train services have been suspended throughout Nigeria. Segun Esan, the secretary-general of the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers, confirmed the association's participation in the...
  10. National Assembly Grinds to a Halt as Workers Join Nationwide Strike Protests

    Nigeria National Assembly Grinds to a Halt as Workers Join Nationwide Strike Protests

    Workers have effectively shut down the National Assembly complex in Abuja, causing a stir in the capital. The complex's access is restricted, leading to stranded individuals and vehicles. Even journalists are denied entry, with a sergeant-at-arms stating, "We are on strike." This impactful...
  11. Labour Strike Forces Students Home, Shuts Banks Across the City In Osogbo

    Nigeria Labour Strike Forces Students Home, Shuts Banks Across the City In Osogbo

    Amidst the nationwide strike initiated by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), public schools in Osogbo took swift action, sending students home, while several banks remained firmly shut, casting a shadow over normalcy in the city. The strike, which saw compliance...
  12. Maritime Workers Bring Tin-can Island Port to a Standstill in Nationwide Labor Protest

    Nigeria Maritime Workers Bring Tin-can Island Port to a Standstill in Nationwide Labor Protest

    Members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) have enforced the shutdown of Tin-can Island Port in Apapa, Lagos, aligning with the nationwide strike orchestrated by the organized labor following directives from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). This collective action stems from...
  13. ASUU Joins Nationwide Workers' Strike

    Nigeria ASUU Joins Nationwide Workers' Strike

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued a directive for its members to participate in the nationwide workers' strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke, conveyed the compliance directive to zonal...
  14. Major Unions, Including Banks and Medical Staff, Join Nationwide Strike in Solidarity with Labour's Protest

    Nigeria Major Unions, Including Banks and Medical Staff, Join Nationwide Strike in Solidarity with Labour's Protest

    The Nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has commenced, with affiliated unions, including the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, and the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, heeding the...
  15. Presidency Slams NLC and TUC for Nationwide Strike

    Nigeria Presidency Slams NLC and TUC for Nationwide Strike

    The presidency has criticized the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for insisting on a nationwide strike, deeming it an "abuse of privilege." The strike was planned to protest alleged brutality against Joe Ajaero, NLC President in Imo state. Despite a court order...
  16. NLC and TUC Announce Nationwide Strike"

    Nigeria NLC and TUC Announce Nationwide Strike"

    Organised labour, represented by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has declared a nationwide strike beginning midnight on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. The directive follows the assault on NLC President, Joe Ajaero. All affiliate unions of NLC and TUC...
  17. Governor Uzodinma Breaks Silence, Debunks Feud With NLC Amidst Unrest In Imo

    Nigeria Governor Uzodinma Breaks Silence, Debunks Feud With NLC Amidst Unrest In Imo

    In the midst of escalating tensions with aviation unions and allegations of worker mistreatment, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has vehemently denied any feud with the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The governor addressed the issue on the Television Continental (TVC)...
  18. Keyamo Issues Stern Warning to NLC: 'Leave Aviation Alone or Face Consequences'

    Nigeria Keyamo Issues Stern Warning to NLC: 'Leave Aviation Alone or Face Consequences'

    In a strong-worded caution, Festus Keyamo, the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, has warned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) against disrupting airport flight operations. The minister's warning came during the ministerial retreat in Delta, where he addressed the escalating...
  19. Labor Unions Disrupt Flights, Leaving Commuters High and Dry at Abuja Airport

    Nigeria Labor Unions Disrupt Flights, Leaving Commuters High and Dry at Abuja Airport

    Passengers faced chaos and disruption at Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) followed through on their threat to halt all flights to Owerri, Imo state. This action stems from last week's assault on NLC President Joe...
  20. Aviation Unions Ground Imo State Flights and Ban Governor Uzodimma from Airports Nationwide

    Nigeria Aviation Unions Ground Imo State Flights and Ban Governor Uzodimma from Airports Nationwide

    In an unprecedented turn of events, the aviation industry in Nigeria has been thrown into turmoil, with unions directing the withdrawal of all flights to Owerri, Imo State, from airports across the country. This drastic move comes in response to the directive of the Labor Union, consisting of...
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