Tag: nlc

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 26, 2015

Olu Onemola: Let’s recognise the ‘tree shakers’ who got Buhari elected

by Olu Onemola …those that have worked to make Nigeria better – the activists, the vibrant academics, the ‘tell-the-truth-as-it-is’ journalists, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 14, 2015

No ballots hijacked as Labour Congress elect new President

by Panshak Ibrahim Delegates of the Labour Congress have behaved themselves and elected a new leader. Ayba Wabba, a former ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 12, 2015

Opinion: Nigerian women can make elections fair and violence free

by Issa Aremu History of Nigerian women and indeed women worldwide is very rich in experiences from which we can ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 4, 2015

Remembering Occupy Nigeria: See 8 pictures that depict the uprising

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This week makes it exactly three years since the Occupy Nigeria uprising of January 2012. It went down ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: APC wants GEJ to act on Ekiti | Why Edo Speaker got arrested | Another presidential hopeful emerge | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

Isime EseneOctober 8, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Peter Obi finds shelter under the umbrella | James Ibori stays running things | Buhari gives date for declaration | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 24, 2014

Mutiny: Senate says no mercy for condemned soldiers…but NLC pleads

by Laila Ibrahim The Senate has said that it will not plead for the lives of the 12 soldiers who ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2014

Mutiny: Military fires GOC attacked by convicted soldiers

by Akan Ido Major General Ahmed Mohammed, the former General Officer Commanding the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri ...

YEditorAugust 15, 2014

Union power: First Bank bows before the unions, settles 8-year debt

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE) on Thursday announced that their picketing ...

April 9, 2014

Gunmen kill 7 policemen, 1 civilian in Jigawa, NLC calls new $510 billion GDP a ‘time bomb’ & other important news you need to know today

by Oge Okonkwo Suspected gunmen kill 7 policemen and a civilian in Jigawa A police station was attacked by suspected ...

January 4, 2014

Resign or be sacked! – Suswam warns Benue gov’norship aspirants

by Oke Efagene Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, has informed commissioners and permanent secretaries in the state seeking the ticket ...

December 17, 2013

APC, others are attacking me because of 2015 – Pres. Jonathan stars as Captain Obvious

by Akintomiwa Agbaje President Goodluck Jonathan has finally replied his acussers that call his adminisration “bad before the global community” ...

November 22, 2013

Josef Omorotionmwan: Nigerian media houses will soon be managed by youth ‘corpers’

by Josef Omorotionmwan The unions must constantly be on the neck of the legislators to put in place definite regulatory ...

November 17, 2013

Salihu Lukman: Why ex-ASUU president, Prof. Iyayi made that ill-fated trip

by Salihu Lukman May the death of Prof. Iyayi awaken all of us to the need to discover new ways ...

November 16, 2013

Why I have not re-married since I lost my wife – Adams Oshiomhole reveals

by Akan Ido Governor Adams Oshiomhole recently clocked five years as governor of Edo and the landmark occasion was celebrated ...

November 14, 2013

Ex-ASUU president’s death: How angry lecturers chased Kogi governor away from hospital

Angry leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities allegedly chased away the Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada ...

October 26, 2013

Ochereone Nnanna: Labour, a growing tyrant

by Ochereone Nnanna The Labour movement, especially the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, under the presidency of Waheed Omar, has entered ...

June 22, 2013

Kaigama replaces Esele as TUC president

Mr. Bobboi Kaigama has been elected as the new President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC). Kaigama defeated ...

May 13, 2013

We need a state of emergency – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Given what has happened in Lafia, I find it quite sickening that the ACN, and other assorted ...

April 29, 2013

Opinion: Mass labour action? Not again!

by Oluwadamidara Aweloye After leaving innocent Nigerians in the lurch during the last protest when he and his cohorts abruptly ...

March 29, 2013

Aero Contractors ordered to recall 650 sacked workers

by Rachel Ogbu Aero Contractors airline has been ordered to recall all dismissal letters given to 650 members its staff. ...

March 25, 2013

“Provocating and shocking”: NLC weighs in on the sacking of 655 workers by Aero Contractors

by Rachel Ogbu The acting General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Emma Ugboaja, has condemned the sacking of ...

January 28, 2013

Opinion: Time for Nwogwugwu to rethink Labour

by Issa Aremu Let us put paid to an entrenched prejudice and unhelpful managerialism in which we reduce complex issue ...

January 15, 2013

Ondo: Commissioner slaps director over alleged tractor diversion

Ondo State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Nicolas Tofowomo yesterday threw decorum to the wind as he openly slapped a director ...

January 7, 2013

#OccupyNigeriaAnniversary: “The movement didn’t have a leader” – Peter Esele opens up on Labour/Govt negotiations

– Was Pengassan really going to shut down the oil wells? Why did they not? Peter Esele tells us the ...

December 31, 2012

Professor strips naked in class, the Ojukwu tribute, our very own Hauwa Gambo… See the Top 10 YNaija stories of 2012!

by Isi Esene We brought our readers a whole bunch of topical stories in 2012. That’s why it’s quite difficult ...

December 19, 2012

FG dares not increase fuel pump price in New Year – Omar, NLC president

by Isi Esene The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abdulwahed Omar has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government ...

December 17, 2012

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: NLC keeps missing the point

      by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu …what should preoccupy the NLC is how the federal government can cut its wage bill ...

December 1, 2012

“Sacking me won’t change anything” – Sanusi fires back at critics (WATCH)

by Akan Ido The bickering generated over the comments attributed to the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ...

November 13, 2012

Alleged flogging: “The NLC president’s statement is irresponsible and disgusting” – Gov. Aliyu Wammako

by Isi Esene Sokoto governor, Aliyu Wammako has described the Nigeria Labour Congress president’s demand for apology over the alleged ...

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