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Plateau: Labour Strikes

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress Plateau state chapter have embarked on an indefinite industrial action to press home its demands for payment of six months salary arrears....

Labour Party On Card Readers

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Labour Party (LP) has kicked against the use of card readers for accreditation of voters for election. Chairman of labour party, Abdulsalam Abdulkadir told news men in Abuja on Monday that the party dose not support calls for the removal of INEC’s chairman but is totally against the use of...

NLC Hails U.S. Envoy's Call For Violence Free Election

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday in Abuja lauded the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's call for a peaceful and non-violence election in Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Kerry had on Sunday, met with President Goodluck Jonathan and Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), the leading candidates...

'Nigerians Should Benefit From Oil Slump' NLC Tells Government

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has requested the Federal Government to reduce the pump price of petroleum products in line with declining prices of crude oil in the global market as has been done by other importing countries of refined petroleum products. Speaking at an interactive meeting with journalists, the General...

 

Workers React To NUJ, FCTA Housing Plan

4 years ago /
Nation 

Some workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reacted to  plans by the territory’s administration in conjunction with the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to provide affordable, quality accommodation for workers. While some of the respondents commended the initiative as a way of ameliorating the high cost of accommodation in Abuja,...

 

Delisting Of Companies Will Not Affect Workers - NLC

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday said the decision of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to delist 49,000 companies over failure to file returns would not in any way affect workers. The General Secretary of the NLC, Dr Peter Ozo-Ezon, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of...

NLC, TUC And ASCSN Threaten Strike Over Decentralisation Of Minimum Wage

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) on Wednesday threatened to issue a sit-at-home order to protest the decision of the National Assembly to move the minimum wage from exclusive legislative list to concurrent list under the...

I’m Not Vying For APC Presidential Ticket – Oshiomhole

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Adams Eric Oshiomhole of Edo State has laid to rest insinuations on his purported bid for the presidential ticket of his party, the All progressives Congress (APC), saying while he remains committed to the Nigerian project, his focus now is on accelerating the pace of development in Edo State.  In...

Ebola: NLC Urges Health Ministry Not To Rest On Her Oars

4 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Ministry of Health to continue in its active roles and intensify actions in dealing with the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), until the ECOWAS sub-region is certified Ebola free. President of the NLC, Mr. Abdulwahed Omar, made the call while speaking in...

Oshiomhole Scraps 35-year Retirement Policy For Edo Workers

4 years ago /
Nation 

The governor of Edo State, Governor Adams Oshiomole has cancelled the 35-year retirement policy for the workers in Edo State, the workers are to retire at age 60 regardless of putting 35 years in the state civil service or not. While governor Oshiomole was talking at the meeting with the labour...

Mutiny: NLC Pleads For Lighter Sentence On The 12 Condemned Soldiers

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Abuja on Tuesday pleaded with the leadership of the Armed Forces to commute the death sentences on 12 soldiers found guilty of mutiny to lighter punishments. The acting President of the congress, Chief Promise Adewusi, said this yesterday while addressing a press conference. He warned...

Insurgency: Victims Support Fund Should Be Transparent - NLC

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC wants the presidential committee on Victims Support Fund to display utmost transparency in the discharge of their responsibilities.    

FG Promises To Uphold National Productivity Policy - Emeka Wogu

5 years ago /
Nation 

In its desire to be among the twenty largest economies of the world by 2020, Nigeria has re-committed itself with the full implementation of the national productivity policy.      

Organised Labour Calls For Quick Passage Of PIB

5 years ago /
Nation 

Organized Labour in Nigeria calls on the National Assembly to keep its word by ensuring the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, before the current seventh assembly winds up in June, next year.    

NLC, NUJ Join Global Campaign For Abducted Schoolgirls In Jos

5 years ago /
Nation 

Protests are continuing across Plateau state, North-Central Nigeria in the global campaign for the rescue of the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.

Job Creation: President Jonathan's Administration In Retrospect

5 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Since President Goodluck Jonathan assumed office in 2011, the creation of sustainable jobs, especially for the nation’s teaming youths through his administration’s transformation programme has continued to receive attention each fiscal y

CHAIRPERSON NLC WOMEN'S COMMITTEE CONDEMNS THE JUNGLE JUSTICE ON EJIGBO WOMEN ACCUSED OF STEALING PEPPER

5 years ago /
Nation 

As the world celebrates international women’s day the Nigerian Labour Congress, Lagos state women committee at the weekend joined its counterpart across the world to celebrate the Nigerian women folk.

President Goodluck Jonathan commissions 270 housing units in Abuja

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday while commissioning the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Aviation village Abuja reaffirms his administration’s commitment in consolidating reforms in the housing sector in a bid to address the huge deficit in the nation’s housing sector.


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