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CNPP Rallies Civil Society Groups Behind Organised Labour to Reject Increase in Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff

CNPP Rallies Civil Society Groups Behind Organised Labour to Reject Increase in Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) is mobilising a coalition of civil society groups to join Nigeria’s labour movements to protest against the recent hike in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariff. The CNPP, which is the umbrella body of all registered political parties and political associations in the country said this

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Buhari Signs New Minimum Wage Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the National Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019. The president advised all employers of labour across the country to pay workers a minimum of N30, 000 monthly wages. The new national minimum wage bill was passed and submitted to the president by the National Assembly before they

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Minimum Wage: Labour Threatens to Demand Two Years Arrears

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba has declared that organised labour would demand two year arrears of the new national minimum wage for workers from the federal and the state government. He said this when he received Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary, Public Service International in his office in Abuja. Wabba expressed concern


Minimum Wage Strike Will Be Total – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress has restated its determination to go on strike come Tuesday, November 6th. This was revealed in a communiqué presented after a consolidated meeting of central working committee of all registered trade unions in Nigeria held on Friday, at the Airport Hotel, Lagos. The committee consists of presidents, general secretaries, and treasurers

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The Minimum Wage Challenge

[ctt template=”11″ link=”8570G” via=”no” ]there are indications that some states government may not be able to pay the new minimum wage of N56, 000,[/ctt]     As the clamour by organised labour unions in the country for an upward review of the minimum wage returns to the front burner, there are indications that some states

Unpaid Salaries: NLC Threatens to Shut down Airports

The leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has threatened to shut down airports across the country if governors owing civil servants salaries do not pay immediately. Lucy Offiong, the National Vice- President of the NLC, stated this in Jos, Plateau State while leading a protest of the Plateau State chapter of the union over

‘Boko Haram’s Caliphate, a Declaration of War’- Omar

Abdulwahed Omar, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Abdulwahed Omar, has said that the recent declaration of an Islamic Caliphate by Boko Haram must not be allowed. Omar said that the increasing spate of attacks by the insurgents amounted to an unacceptable declaration of a republic within a republic. He warned that ceding any part of the country

Kebbi NLC Declares Strike

The Kebbi State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has declared a full strike action in the state civil service. While addressing newsmen shortly after a meeting held at the office of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT yesterday in Birnin Kebbi, Comrade Abubakar Sadiq Kao’je, Kebbi State NLC chairman, said the union gave

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