Monday, June 21, 2021


Ayuba Wabba

The latitude of labour in a capitalist country, by Bala Ibrahim

Thank God, calm returned to Kaduna State yesterday after the announcement made by the president of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Ayuba Wabba, who declared that the five-day warning strike in the state had been suspended.

Release all COVID-19 palliatives to Nigerians now, NLC tells govts

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the Federal and State governments to release forthwith, all COVID-19 palliatives still stored in warehouses across the country.

NLC issues 2-week ultimatum for Air Peace, others to reinstate sacked workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the management of Turkish Air, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate all the sacked workers within two weeks.

NLC condemns killings in Sokoto

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Saturday condemned the killing of about 74 persons by bandits in some villages in Sabon Birnin Gobir and Gwadabawa Local Government Areas of Sokoto State.

NLC ends rift with Ngige

The rift between the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, may have ended as the labour union on Monday congratulated him on his reappointment.

Minimum Wage: Nigerian govt postpones meeting with labour to September 16

Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, JNPSNC, on the new minimum wage has again rescheduled for September 16.

Minimum Wage: Nigerian workers unfairly treated – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.

Nigerian govt to inaugurate N30,000 minimum wage implementation committee on Tuesday

The Federal Government will on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurate the N30,000 new national minimum wage implementation committee, almost one month after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law.

NLC ready for showdown with Ngige – Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, is poised for a showdown with the Labour Ministry following its declaration of a one-day national protest in Abuja over an attack on its members on a peaceful protest.

JUST IN: Thugs attack NLC protesters at Ngige’s Abuja residence

Thugs believed to be hired by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, allegedly attacked Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, members who were protesting against the minister’s failure to inaugurate the board of National Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

Buhari receives labour leaders, pledges to partner for peaceful, corrupt-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will partner with the organized labour to ensure that the country remains peaceful, prosperous and corruption-free.

2018 most traumatic year for Nigerian workers – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said that 2018 remains one of the most traumatic year for workers especially given the failure of government to enact and implement the new national minimum wage of N30,000.

NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on “watch list”

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress, ITUC, to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.

Buhari congratulates NLC President over ITUC victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, on his election as President of the International Trade Union...

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of...

New minimum wage figure to be released 4:15pm today

Labour leaders, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new national minimum wage at the end of negotiations with a...

New Minimum Wage: Labour union rejects N22,500, goes back to N66,500 demand

The organised labour on Wednesday rejected the N22,500 proposal by the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, as the new Minimum Wage. Briefing journalists at the Labour...

NLC vows to shut down Nigerian airports tomorrow

Following the commencement of nationwide strike, the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has vowed to shut down Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and other airports...

New Minimum Wage: Labour issues two weeks ultimatum to Nigerian govt

Labour leaders in Nigeria, on Wednesday cautioned the Federal Government to stop foot dragging on the New Minimum Wage and allow the tripartite committee...

Get PVCs, vote out governors owing salaries, NLC tells workers

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, has urged workers to get their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, to vote out state...

Ebonyi NLC acting chairman begs Wabba for recognition

Acting Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ebonyi chapter, Leonard Nkah, has asked the National President of the union, Ayuba Waba, to recognise him as...

NLC won’t be intimidated, Wabba tells El-Rufa’i

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba on Thursday said the organised labour would not be intimidated by anybody in the pursuit...

Minister says labour issues high on government’s priority matters

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has said labour matters command high priority in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The...

NLC demands upward review of pensions

President Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba has called for an upward review of pension to help minimise economic hardship facing pensioners. Mr Wabba said...

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