Tag: nlc

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November 12, 2012

Showdown in Sokoto: NLC threatens strike over Gov. Wammako’s alleged flogging of PHCN staff

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Labour Congress is threatening to go on strike over allegations that the Sokoto State governor, ...

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September 5, 2012

Strike alert: We will accept N5,000 note only on one condition – NLC

by Stanley Azuakola If the Federal Government and CBN insist on going ahead with the planned introduction of 5,000 naira ...

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August 10, 2012

NLC threatens nationwide industrial strike

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Labour Congress might be heading for another nationwide industrial strike if its demands are not ...

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May 15, 2012

They are trying to break us up: NLC says the government is afraid of them

by Lekan Olanrewaju Call it Fear Factor: NLC Edition. The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has delivered a warning to the Federal ...

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April 8, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Stop being predictable (YNaija Frontpage)

Now, at the risk of sounding like ‘one of them’, let me remind our leaders that as they send out ...

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April 5, 2012

Is there hope for youth in the PDP? Yes, but children below 40 are not allowed – All in last week’s news… with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola As long as the opposition keeps acting like spoilt kids, the PDP would be celebrating a landslide ...

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March 29, 2012

No, thank you: Oyo state workers reject new salary scale, continue strike

by Lekan Olanrewaju Civil servants in Oyo state on Tuesday announced that the indefinite strike they are currently on will continue. ...

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March 1, 2012

“…after Obasanjo gets a Nobel Peace Prize” – Check out yesterday’s top tweets

by Lekan Olanrewaju From soundoffs on gay rights and homophobia in Nigeria to criticism of the current administration, check out ...

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January 27, 2012

“Some say Labour Unions sold out; I call it dereliction of duty!” says @ChikaUwazie

by Chika Uwazie Is this what leaders of the labor union call success? For two weeks, the spotlight shone on ...

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January 23, 2012

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Christopher Akor says “Labour wasn’t smart”

By Christopher Akor After spending over N90 billion on Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the nation’s refineries without much result, ...

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January 23, 2012

DEBATE: Did Labour ‘sell out’? Akintunde Oyebode explains why they did not

by Akintunde Oyebode When the NLC/TUC released this statement http://www.nlcng.org/search_details.php?id=318, calling off the Nationwide Strike to protest the 120% increase ...

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January 17, 2012

Save Nigeria Group (SNG) Press Release 17 Jan 2012

NEVER AGAIN! TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE BY SNG AND ALLIES ON THE CITIZENS ACTION AGAINST CORRUPTION AND BAD GOVERNANCE ...

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January 17, 2012

PENGASSAN Explains

In this statement released by Babatunde Ogun, President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) reflects ...

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January 16, 2012

Labour calls off strike – “Count us out”, says civil society

Organised Labour have called off the nationwide strike that was called in protest of government’s removal of subsidies on the ...

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January 16, 2012

Save Nigeria Group Responds To FG’s Move To Deter Protests With Military

Following the NLC’s decision to cancel street protests and the sudden deployment of heavy military presence all over Lagos, one ...

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January 16, 2012

95% of factories shut down, $34m-a-day losses & More: The last NUPENG/PENGASSAN strike

By Joachim MacEbong Following the government’s refusal to revert to the status quo of N65 per liter of petrol after ...

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January 16, 2012

NLC rejects FG’s N97 offer; FG drafts military to stop protests

Following a series of negotiations over the course of the week, Labour has once again emerged out of another meeting ...

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January 15, 2012

The NLC Speaks: We Are Not Asking For Regime Change

Objectives of the Strikes and Protests The Labour Movement once again reiterate that the strikes, rallies and streets protests must ...

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January 13, 2012

The Underbelly of the Protests – Robbery, Thuggery & Violence

Since the national mass protests opposing subsidy removal began, the need for peaceful conduct has been stressed repeated. To their ...

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January 12, 2012

Deadlocked: Talks Between NLC And Federal Government Inconclusive

Talks between Labour and the Federal government have been described by the stakeholders involved as very fruitful, but as of ...

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January 12, 2012

We’re In! PENGASSAN Finally Set To Join Labour Strike

Recent rumblings about plans by Nigeria’s major oil union to wade into the fray and join the ongoing protests by ...

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January 11, 2012

Day 2! Photos from the Lagos anti #FuelSubsidyRemoval rally

What: NLC’s anti Fuel Subsidy Removal rally (Day 2). Where: Lagos. When: 10 January, 2012    

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January 9, 2012

Civil Society Organisations say: “Nigerians’ right to protest NOT subject to any court order”

     by Chi Ibe       Civil Society Organisations, under the aegis of Building Leverage and Unity on Fuel Subsidy Struggle (BLUF), ...

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January 9, 2012

#FuelSubsidyRemoval: The Presidency Vs the House of Representatives

By Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the House of Representatives of stirring Nigerians against his government by passing ...

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January 5, 2012

“The young Ilorin protester will not die in vain” – EnoughisEnough makes the case against the government on #FuelSubsidyRemoval

by Seyi Lawal EnoughisEnough Nigeria, the leading voice for young people in governance, today issued a formal press statement through ...

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January 5, 2012

YNaija Brief: An update on the #FuelSubsidyRemoval protest in Kano

by Chi Ibe Last night in Kano, the #OccupyNigeria protest, or the #HarmattanRevolution as some have called it, took place. ...

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