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Labour Denounces Kaduna Protest Ban By Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says it has credible information that the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has mobilised thugs to disrupt workers peaceful protest billed for Thursday A statement by NLC president Ayuba Wabba on Wednesday says the commissioner of police , Kaduna state command does not...

Police, Kaduna Govt Threaten To Arrest NUT Members Over Planned Protest

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command and the state government have warned members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) against embarking on any illegal procession or protest around the state or engaging in any act that violates the law or threatens the peace of the state. The warning came against the...

NLC, TUC Appeals To Buhari Over Sack Of Teachers In Kaduna

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari and well-meaning Nigerians to call to order the Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of over thirty thousand workers. At a news briefing in Abuja, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba accused the governor of carrying out the action in...

NLC, TUC Talk Tough In 2018 Message

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Organised Labour in Nigeria has given the federal government the end of third quarter of 2018 to conclude and implement the upward review of the national minimum wage. in their separate new year messages, the trade union congress, TUC and the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Federal and State Government are adviced...

Osun Workers Declare Indefinite Strike Over Incomplete Salaries

1 month ago /
Nation 

Labour unions in Osun State on Friday declared their intention to commence a total strike to press home their demand for payment of their full salaries. The labour leaders have instructed their members to embark on indefinite strike immediately after the Christmas holiday. According to them, the strike is expected to commence...

Labour Vows To Vote Out Non-Performing Governments

1 month ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has advised retirees to obtain their voter cards to enable them vote-out non-pension paying federal and states governments. Wabba who was speaking at the 2017 pensioners day also criticized the decision of the Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai to sack more teachers and...

Buhari Inaugurates Minimum Wage Committee

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the committee on tripartite national minimum wage. The committee headed by former minister of housing and urban development Amal Pepple comprises representatives of government both federal and state, as well as key private sector players including leaders of the various Labour Unions in the country.  In his...

NLC Condemns Plot To Arrest Kaduna Labour Leaders

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour congress is accusing the Kaduna state government of plotting to secure a court order to arrest all Labour leaders in the state Briefing journalists in Abuja at the end of its national executive council meeting on Thursday, NLC President Ayuba Wabba said all state chapters and unions are...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

3 months ago /
Politics 

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

NLC Backs Kachikwu/Baru Investigation

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has thrown its weight behind senate’s decision to investigate the face-off between minister of state for petroleum Ibe Kachikwu and the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru. NLC President Ayuba Wabba on the sidelines of an international conference on security in...

NLC Pickets MTN, AEPB Over Anti-Labour Practices

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says the management of the  Abuja Environmental Protection Board, , AEPB has thirty days to address all anti-labour practices or risk a shutdown. The ultimatum was issued when labour picketed the agency on Friday where all the workers were ordered out of their offices. NLC was also...

Unsafe workplace: organised Labour pickets Quarry companies in Cross River state

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour congress, NLC, has commenced picketing of quarries  and other construction companies in cross river state over their inability to provide basic safety measures for their employees.  The state chairman of NLC, comrade john Oshie who led the Organised Labour team to Akampa Local Government Area where most of...

Governor Umahi Fumes Over Illegal Allowance Collection

3 months ago /
Nation 

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has accused civil servants in the state of illegal collection of leave allowances from 2011 to 2015. He also said that he would report the issue to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) national leadership if the organised labour in the state failed to acknowledge the development...

MTN Has Been Evading Taxes - NLC

3 months ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says telecommunication giant, MTN has been involved in tax evasion and should be made to make remittances. The NLC president Ayuba Wabba said this during the public service international forum on tax justice system for youths in Africa. He said labour is pushing for all political office...

Benue Workers Commence Indefinite Strike

3 months ago /
Nation 

Civil servants in Benue State have commenced an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries. The state workers allege that they are being owed for seven months, while the local government workers claim they are owed for eleven months. The organized labour in the State has threatened to shut down financial institutions, markets and schools...

NLC Calls For Selfless Leadership, Unity

3 months ago /
Nation 

Leadership that is selfless and committed to improved living conditions for workers may be what is needed for Nigerians to live in peace and harmony. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ayuba Waba, said this at a workshop in Abuja organised as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th...

NLC President: Labour Will Insist On An Upward Review Of The Current Minimum Wage

4 months ago /
Nation 

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba says ten states in Nigeria are severely indebted in the payment of salaries and pensions inspite of governments bailout. The NLC president also said the labour movement will insist on an upward review of the current eighteen thousand naira minimum wage despite...

Oil Workers Boycott Meeting With Government

4 months ago /
Nation 

It appears the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG will carry out its strike threat following its boycott of a meeting scheduled for Tuesday with government. NUPENG, an affiliate of the united labour Centre, a group government is yet to recognize, had issued a seven-day ultimatum to downtools if...

NLC Rejects Morocco As ECOWAS Member

4 months ago /
International News 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, is asking the national assembly and the Nigerian government to reject ECOWAS moves to accept morocco as a member. NLC president Ayuba Wabba who made the appeal in Abuja at a two day workshop of the organisation of trade unions of west Africa said the congress...

ILO, NLC, Say Africa Looses $50 Billion To Looting Annually

4 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Africa looses over fifty billion dollars annually to looting through tax evasion with more than half of the amount from Nigeria. The director, international labour organization in charge of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, and sierra-Leone, Dennis Zulu who said this believes only a quick implementation of the African union report on illicit...


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