Tag: Nigerian labour Congress

FG Will Not Restrain Activities of Labour – Ngige

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2018

The Federal Government says it will not restrain the activities of organised labour in the country but will continue to engage them in dialogue. Dr ... Read More

Labour Party Will not Field Candidates for 2019 Elections – Spokesman

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2018

The Labour Party says it will not field any candidate for the 2019 General Elections as the party could not hold an all-inclusive National Convention ... Read More

NECA to Labour: Consider Enterprises Survival in Minimum Wage Dialogue

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2018

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association ( NECA) on Wednesday called on organised labour to think of the welfare and survival of enterprises while negotiating for ... Read More

Wabba Responds To The Firing of 5000 LG Workers By El Rufai

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 1, 2017

Joan Nwagwu: The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the sack of 5,000 local government workers by the Kaduna State Government. In a statement on ... Read More

UPDATE: Proposed New Minimum Wage of the Federal Government

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 27, 2017

NLC leaders who are members of the tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee are likely to fight for a minimum wage above N56,000.00 if the following ... Read More

President Buhari approves 30-member New National Minimum Wage Committee

inno.korie- November 24, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 30-member Tripartite Committee for the negotiation of a New National Minimum Wage for workers in the Country. ... Read More

Less Than 5% Of Nigerians Covered By NHIS, Says Official

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2017

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS, says Official The Acting Executive Secretary  of the National Health  Insurance Scheme(NHIS), Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday ... Read More

Why States Should Be Left To Determine Their Minimum Wage – Sagay

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2017

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PAC),Prof. Itse Sagay, on Friday said states, and not the Federal Government, should determine the minimum wage payable ... Read More

New Development On National Minimum Wage

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

The 29-member committee on a new National Minimum Wage will begin sitting before the end of July, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said on Wednesday. ... Read More

One Worker Dies Every 15 Seconds – ILO

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2017

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), on Friday said that one worker dies every 15 seconds and 153 are involved in work-related accidents globally. Mr Dennis ... Read More

Labour Leader Calls On President Buhari To Make Minimum Wage A Priority

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2017

President, National Union of Chemical Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Methallic Products Employees (NUCFRLMPE), Goke Olatunji, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make the payment ... Read More

Ekweremadu Joins NLC in Push For New National Minimum Wage

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2017

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the federal government to increase the national minimum wage from N18,000 to N50,000. He made the suggestion ... Read More

NLC Communique On The State Of The Nation

Henry Solomon- November 24, 2016

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a communique after its meeting at Dankani Guest Palace Hotel, Sokoto on ... Read More

FG Is Yet To Constitute Committee On The New National Minimum Wage – NLC

Henry Solomon- July 4, 2016

The Nigerian labour Congress (NLC), on Monday said that the Federal Government is yet to constitute the committee on the new National Minimum Wage. The ... Read More

Why The Trade Union Congress Shunned Strike

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2016

Mr Bobboi Kaigama, the President of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), on Sunday said the union shunned the ongoing strike by Nigeria Labour Congress ... Read More

#NLCStrike: NLC Stands Alone In Strike Over Fuel Subsidy

Henry Solomon- May 18, 2016

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that the planned nationwide indefinite strike will commence on Wednesday as its meeting with the Federal Government was ... Read More

FG Orders Invocation of “No Work No Pay”

Henry Solomon- May 18, 2016

The Federal Government has directed the invocation of statutory provision of “no work no pay” on any worker who joined the strike called by the ... Read More

Civil Society Groups Call On NLC to Shelve Proposed Strike

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2016

A coalition of civil society organisations has called on the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to shelve their proposed nationwide ... Read More

NLC Demands Refund of Illegal Salaries from Ex-Governors, Senators and Others

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 14, 2016

We are saddened by the recent revelations that not less than 21 governors and deputy governors are Senators or Ministers and drawing billions of Naira ... Read More