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Makinde Inaugurates Wage Committee

By Iyabo Adebisi Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has inaugurated an eleven-man ADHOC Inter-ministerial committee on the harmonization of the demands by the labour unions in the state. Speaking at the event held at the Executive Chambers of the Agodi, Secretariat, Ibadan,Governor Makinde promised to apply home-grown solutions to address the myriad of demands […]Continue Reading

Labour Shelves Strike, Gives Conditions

Two major Nigerian Labour Unions have suspended the nationwide strike they were to commence on Tuesday to pressure the government to address the hardships occasioned by the removal of subsidy on petrol. Both the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), coalitions of various workers unions, have been battling the federal government […]Continue Reading

FG, Labour Agree N35000 Provisional Wage Rise (Video: BAT independence speech)

Federal Government has agreed to pay a provisional wage increase of N35,000 to all treasury-paid employees for a duration of six months. This was the outcome of consultations between a Federal Government delegation and leadership representatives from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Abuja on Sunday, President Bola Tinubu had, […]Continue Reading

FG Halts Contempt Suit against Labour

The Federal Government on Monday said it did not proceed with the contempt suit it planned to file against Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for organizing nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal on August 2, 2023. The National Industry Court had stopped the organized labour from going on strike, however […]Continue Reading

Labour Threatens Another Strike Action

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday threatened to embark on a nationwide indefinite strike from August 14, if, at the close of work on Friday, August 11, the contempt charge against it by the Federal Government was not withdrawn. Recall that the Federal Ministry of Justice had gone to court on Wednesday to file a […]Continue Reading

Let Masses Breath, NLC to Tinubu

By Adenitan Akinola  The Osun State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Coalition of Civil Societies in Osun State protested the removal of fuel subsidy and the economy hardship Nigerians have been subjected to. The protest which began at the Freedom Park Osogbo moved to the Olaiya flyover where members of the Academic […]Continue Reading

Protest : Egbetokun Calls For Peaceful Conduct

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. Kayode Egbetokun, has expressed deep concern regarding the impending nationwide protests announced by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC). While recognizing the constitutional right to peaceful protests, Egbetokun has appealed to the involved parties to ensure the demonstrations remain peaceful Continue Reading

No going back on protest says NLC

The Organised Labour says there is no going back on its planned nationwide strike to protest the removal of fuel subsidy. The proposed strike is scheduled to begin on Wednesday. Earlier on Monday, the Presidential Steering Committee on Palliatives resumed talks on how best to cushion the effects of the removal of fuel subsidy on […]Continue Reading