NLC Faults Alleged Plan To Sell TCN

Posted by - July 2, 2021

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has faulted alleged planned sale of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement entitled: “This Kite will not Fly’’ on Friday in Abuja. “The NLC has learnt with great consternation, a surreptitious plan to sell the TCN. “The report in The Guardian on June

Breach Of MoU: NLC Threatens Face-Off With Kaduna Govt

Posted by - June 23, 2021

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to resume its suspended strike over alleged breach of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Kaduna State Government. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said this while addressing newsmen at the end of an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the congress in Abuja on Tuesday.

FG Offers Health Workers Enhanced Hazard Allowance, Says Ngige

Posted by - June 2, 2021

Federal Government has made an offer to increase hazard allowance for all health workers in government health establishments in the country. Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige said this while briefing newsmen at the end of a meeting between the Presidential Committee on Salaries (PSC), relevant Federal Government Stakeholders and Health Professional Association and

Labour Strike ‘ll Cost Kaduna Huge Economic Losses – Don

Posted by - May 19, 2021
Professor Terhemba Wuam of Kaduna State University says the ongoing five-day warning strike by labour unions in Kaduna State will cost the state huge economic losses. Wuam, a professor of Economic History, who stated this in an interview in Kaduna, added that the poor masses would be left to bear the burden. Report indicates that

Protest: We’ll Not Be Deterred By Attack From Thugs, NLC Vows

Posted by - May 18, 2021
Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says it will not be deterred by attacks from thugs in carrying out their lawful procession against Kaduna State government on mass disengagement of staff in the state. The Deputy President of NLC, Mr Ameachi Asugwuni said this while reacting to attack by thugs on peaceful protesters on Tuesday in Kaduna. Asugwuni alleged that

Strike: SMEs In Kaduna Count Losses, Urges Speedy Resolution

Posted by - May 18, 2021
Operators of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), in Kaduna State have urged the state government to end the current industrial action by Labour Unions in the state as it was negatively impacting their businesses. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna state chapter on Monday,   embarked on a five-day warning strike to press home demands over the

Strike Looms As Labour Rejects FG’s Plans To Slash Workers Salaries

Posted by - May 6, 2021
  The Organised Labour has condemned and rejected the plan by the Federal Government to slash the salaries of workers in the country. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, who said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, noted that the plan was tantamount to a “mass suicide” wish, for Nigerian

Delta Targets 800 Girls In 2021 Youth Empowerment Circle

Posted by - May 5, 2021
The Delta State Government says about 800 girls will benefit from its 2021 Cycle of Youths Empowerment programme in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, and his Youth Development counterpart, Mr. Ifeanyi Egwunyenga, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on some of the decisions reached at the State Executive Council meeting held on

Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects Partial Implementation

Posted by - March 9, 2021
Organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), has rejected the partial implementation of the minimum wage by Kwara State government. The unions kicked against a planned partial implementation of minimum wage for workers on Grade Levels One to Six. Chairman of the Kwara State chapter