Tag: NLC

Beware of People Smarting from Suspended NLC Strike for Selfish Reasons

Tanimu- October 5, 2020

Since Organized Labour toed the path of sense and sensibility last week, seeing reason with the imperatives of fuel price adjustment, and opening a further ... Read More

NLC, TUC suspend nationwide industrial action for 2 weeks

Suleiman Idris- September 28, 2020

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the ... Read More

NLC sets for showdown with states over minimum wage

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2020

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed state councils to await directive to engage state governors who fails to meet the Dec. 31 deadline implementation ... Read More

Delta NLC Suspends Minimum Wage Strike

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2019

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Delta on Thursday announced the suspension of the strike embarked on over the failure of the federal government to ... Read More

Minimum Wage Delay: Nigerian Workers Unfairly Treated- Oshiomhole Says

Abdul Jimoh- August 2, 2019

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organized labor to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources ... Read More

Ex-labour leader wants review of housing, pension schemes

admin- April 17, 2019

Mr Nana Takai, a former labour leader, has called for a review of the National Pension Act and National Housing Fund to ensure workers friendly ... Read More

NLC seeks prosecution of parents, guardians of street children

inno.korie- January 12, 2019

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Niger state on Saturday called on the state government to prosecute parents and guardians of street children for child ... Read More

FG, Labour Minimum Wage Agreement: Figure to be Made Known by 4:15PM

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2018

Labour leaders, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new national minimum wage at the end of negotiations with a Tripartite ... Read More

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

Minimum Wage: FG urges organised labour to accept N24,000 offer

inno.korie- October 19, 2018

The Federal Government has urged Organised Labour to accept the new minimum wage proposal, considering the capacity and ability of the government and the private ... 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

NLC Storm MTN Office in Bayelsa, Condemns Engaging of Casual Workers

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2018

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, picketed the office of telecommunications giant, MTN in Bayelsa for allegedly engaging casual workers and denying them their ... Read More

Health Minister has no right to stop salaries of JOHESU members – NLC

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

Dr. Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has no right to deny the Joint Health Sector ... 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

Workers’ Day: TUC, NLC demand probe of bailout funds to states

inno.korie- May 1, 2018

The Organised Labour has called for immediate probe of state governments involved in diversion of bailout funds meant for payment of salaries and pension arrears ... Read More

Minimum Wage: We Made Fresh Demand Using Current Economic Indices – Labour

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2018

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)  has officially presented a fresh demand for higher new National Minimum Wage for workers to the Federal Government Tripartite Committee ... Read More

Oshiomhole Calls on FG Review Nigeria’s Tax Laws

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2018

Former Edo Governor, Mr  Adams Oshiomhole has called for a review of the Nigeria’s tax laws for an effective tax administration. Oshiomole, also a former ... Read More

NLC Has Lived up to Expectations, House in Full Support of Minimum Wage Increment

Tanimu- February 26, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has lived up to expectation in ... 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