You can’t hide under subsidy to punish Nigerians ― Labour

The organised labour declared on Sunday that nobody should blackmail Nigerians again with the issue of subsidy on petroleum products, warning that the government should not hide under the guise of subsidy to punish Nigerians further either in terms of electricity tariff or pump prices of petroleum products. Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)... Continue Reading →

Labour Vows to Declare Strike If FG Fails to Reverse Fuel Price

Organised labour has threatened that it may embark on strike if all entreaties to get the federal government to reverse the recent increase in the price of petrol fail. They said they would not honour further negotiations with the government unless it sees reason to revert it to the former pump price. Addressing a press... Continue Reading →

FG to release N30bn earned allowances to ASUU

The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion as part payment of the Earned Academic Allowances (EAA) to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Sen. Chris Ngige. Minister of Labour and Employment said this at the end of a meeting between the Federal Government and ASUU on Friday in Abuja. “The Accountant General... Continue Reading →

Labour, NBA, others flay Buhari for backing National Assembly jumbo pay

Organized labour and the Nigerian Bar Association have disagreed with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for saying that members of the National Assembly are not overpaid for the work they do. They said it was not only disappointing but also appalling for the President to overlook the country’s economic reality and the suffering... Continue Reading →

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