Saturday, April 17, 2021



Minimum Wage Bill: We’ll not hurt Nigerian workers – Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives would not do anything to hurt Nigerian workers as the Green Chamber will always work in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of the people, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said.

Kano tricycle operators call off strike, N100 levy still in place

The tricycle operators in Kano state have called of its warning strike, following intervention by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Kano Civil Society Forum, KCSF, interfacing with the Kano Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA, and Tricycle Owners and Riders Association.

Kebbi workers suspend indefinite strike

The organised labour in Kebbi has suspended its indefinite strike over unpaid leave grant and adjustment on the new minimum wage, among other demands.

Labour unions give Niger govt fresh conditions before ending strike action

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, in Niger has made three points demand to enable it suspend the ongoing seven-day strike in the state.

Protest: Don’t lose faith in us, TUC begs

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.

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.

Nigerian youths reject NLC’s planned protest

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has rejected the planned protest by the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, across the country.

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.

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.

Minimum Wage: Labour won’t accept VAT raise — Ajaero

Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress, ULC, said on Wednesday that any increase in the Value Added Tax, VAT, that would be used to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted.

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.

Governors who can’t pay workers should resign – TUC

Mr Kaigama made the TUC’s views known while addressing journalists after the union’s National Executive Council, NEC, meeting.

Workers embark on three-day strike in Oyo

Outstanding 17 months salaries have forced three Labour Unions in Oyo to direct workers in the state employment to stay from their duty posts...

Disregard ULC strike threats, say NLC, TUC

The organised labour on Friday urged the Federal Government and workers to disregard strike threats by the unregistered United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC. President...

Ondo workers say no to fractional salary payment

By Ademakin James Workers in Ondo State have turned down the payment of 80% salaries of September 2016 by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from the second...

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