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Court workers begin strike over fuel, electricity prices hike 

The Federal High Court staff members across the country have indicated their intention to commence a two-week strike on Sept. 28 over the recent increase in the electricity tariff and fuel pump price.

NNPC boss hails labour for suspending planned strike

Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest scheduled to have commenced Monday.

BREAKING: Court halts NLC, TUC’s planned nationwide protest

The Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has barred the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, from holding their planned mass action.

COVID-19: Labour unions kick as Kaduna govt plans to cut 25% of workers salaries

Labour unions in Kaduna State have rejected plans by the state government to deduct 25 per cent of workers’ salaries to contribute to the state’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund.

Minimum wage: Niger workers begin indefinite strike

Organised labour in Niger state on Monday, directed workers to embark on an indefinite strike from February 4, over non-implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements.

Publish names of ghost workers now, Kogi labour group dares Yahaya Bello

The organised labour in Kogi has dared Governor Yahaya Bello to publish names of uncovered 300 ghost workers allegedly planted by senior civil servants in the state’s payroll.

Ogun workers threaten strike over minimum wage

Organised labour in Ogun on Monday threatened to begin a two-day warning strike if its demand for a negotiation committee on the minimum wage was not met by the state government.

Minimum Wage: Sanwo-Olu promises to pay above N30,000

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the state is ‘technically’ ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, reiterating his promise to pay above N30,000 to Lagos workers because of the special status of the state.

Minimum Wage: FG, labour in closed door meeting again

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, commenced dialogue with labour unions again in Abuja on Wednesday as time runs out on a deadline issued by labour for the payment of a new wage approved for workers by the Federal Government.

I did not sack any worker – Gov Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday, said that no the genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government.

Cross River workers protest as Gov.Ayade pays May salary, say ‘we don’t like early payment’

Workers in Cross River have protested the payment of May salary on the first day of the month by Gov. Ben Ayade.

I’ll start paying N30,000 minimum wage before leaving office – Bindow

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State has said that he would start paying the approved N30, 000 monthly minimum wage to the state civil servants before he leaves office.

Niger governor woos civil servants, few days to Guber election

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has solicited the support of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in the March 9 governorship and state house of assembly elections.

Buhari will surely transmit Minimum Wage Bill to NASS, Ngige assures Nigerian workers

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has told organised labour that President Muhammadu Buhari will definitely transmit the minimum wage bill to the National Assembly.

Court orders NLC, TUC to stop planned strike over new minimum wage impasse

Ahead of November 6 planned strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria...

Strike: Unions shut down aviation agencies at Lagos airport

The organised labour on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands...

Ortom confirms receipt of FG’s N14.9bn Paris Club refunds

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has confirmed the receipt of N14.9 billion, being the last tranche of the Paris Club Refunds from...

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