Tag: Labour

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Big 5: Act now before it’s too late – Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS; Northern Elders wants herdsmen to relocate from the South | Other top stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Relocate from the south – Northern elders tells herdsmen The ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 5, 2019

The Big 5: FG meeting with Labour leaders leads to deadlock; Ensure release of Leah Sharibu, Cherubim and Seraphim tells Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Ensure release of Leah Sharibu, Christian leaders urge Buhari Nearly a ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 21, 2018

The NSITF fund was looted and the ULC has decided to take action

Barring any change of plans, the newly formed United Labour Congress (ULC) has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 27, 2017

Osun workers express displeasure over Aregbesola’s half salary structure

Labour leaders led by the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun, Jacob Adekomi, on Wednesday led other ...

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EzinneOctober 2, 2017

The Thread: The good thing about ASUU strikes

Strikes are a way of life in Nigeria. They are the last resort for organizations seeking to bend the Federal ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Labour threatens to begin indefinite strike on Friday

The United Labour Congress on Wednesday threatened that workers in the country would embark on an indefinite strike if the ...

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AzeezJune 11, 2017

I don’t think Theresa May has any credibility – Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to get rid of Theresa May in a matter of days. In an exclusive ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

UK elections: Housing Minister Garvin Barwell who wrote a book about winning elections, loses to Labour

Conservative Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell has lost his seat at Croydon Central to Labour. Barwell received 24,221 votes while Labour ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: “Our heroes’ll never be forgotten” – Aisha Buhari

First Lady Aisha Buhari says a time will come in Nigeria when terrorism and insurgency will be no more. Mrs. ...

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AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

Govt, employers to be blamed for ghost workers’ syndrome – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said the menace of ghost workers in the public service was the fault of ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Nigeria was raped in 1960, still in labour – Eedris Abdulkareem (WATCH)

Controversial Rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has said Nigeria has been pregnant since 1960 after she was raped and has still been ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Harmonising Nigeria’s Social Protection Programmes – A case for the IDP’s

By Ugochukwu .J. Amasike Recently the United Nations, through its special Rappouteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s), ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

Labour finally calls off strike in Oyo, workers to receive January salary

The Oyo state labour union has called off its seven-week strike following the decision of the Oyo state government to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

Court stops increase in electricity tariff, orders reversal

In what a large part of the Nigerian populace would consider as cause for jubilation, a Federal High Court in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: N139bn saved from new fuel price in 2 months | Osinbajo missed the point of restructuring Nigeria | UK gets new PM | More

Pat Utomi believes everything in Nigeria has been turned to politics YNaija Afenifere, Ezeife come for Osinbajo for opposing the ...

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Isime EseneJune 28, 2016

Opinion: Sacking of doctors – an irresponsible display and show of anarchy

by Abiola Akintunde On June 21st, it was shocking that Nigeria could once again retrace the path of anarchy, as ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

Life pension, immunity: ‘Senate’s agenda born out of greed and ego’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reacted to the proposed life pension and immunity for the principal officers of the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 15, 2016

Opinion: Labour unions and economic reforms in Nigeria

The history of labour unions in Nigeria dates back to 1912 when the Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU, was formed. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

Senate to Ngige: Come and explain your threat to banks

Comments made by the Minister of Employment and Labour, Chris Ngige might have landed him in trouble with the upper ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

Reno Omokri sees foolishness in FG’s threat to commercial banks

The Federal Government has threatened to punish commercial banks who disobeyed the order to stop the massive sack of staff ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

Another round of fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN threatens strike action

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) has served the Federal Government its notice to go on strike- ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

#YNaijaStrikeUpdates: Fuel Strike Updates (Liveblog)

Welcome to the YNaija LiveBlog. We will be tracking the progress of the nationwide industrial action embarked on by the Nigeria Labour ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

As NLC and FG fail to reach an agreement, nationwide strike looms

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Tuesday, May 17 exited its talks with the Federal Government over the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

‘Oil price deregulation is the best way to help suffering Nigerians’- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed wants Nigerians to know that the recent deregulation of the price of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

The NLC will be meeting the government today

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Peter Ozo-Eson, while speaking to Punch Newspaper on Sunday, May 15 revealed ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce disagrees with the NLC

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has reached out to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to desist from ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

NLC says you guys should stockpile food in preparation for national shut down

The National Labor Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC have been breathing fire out of their mouths since ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 10, 2016

In 4 quotes, Ngige tells us why Buhari is the first labour friendly president of Nigeria

According to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, President Muhammadu Buhari is the first labour friendly president of ...

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Dele BenjaminMay 5, 2016

We never agreed to increase minimum wage ‘every five years’ – FG

According to the two labour organisations in the country – the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress – ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 2, 2016

Labour hell bent on 21-day ultimatum despite Gov Dickson’s emergency meeting

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called for an emergency meeting with the leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress ...

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