Niger workers threaten to resume strike over salaries

Workers in Niger State on Saturday threatened to resume the suspended strike over the state government’s decision to pay their salaries on a percentage basis. In a letter addressed to Niger State Head of Service and signed by the Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state, Yakubu Garba and his Trade Union Congress... 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 →

UPDATED: FG exempts ASUU from IPPIS, offers N65bn to end strike

The Federal Government on Friday agreed to exempt the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System pending when the university lecturers will complete the development of its own payment platform- the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).   The government also agreed to ASUU’s demand to pay their members’... Continue Reading →

ASUU Strike: We now beg, drive taxi to survive – Lecturer laments

A lecturer with the University of Calabar, Samuel Odey, on Monday said many lecturers have now resorted to begging due to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Odey also claimed that some lecturers have started driving taxis to survive. The lecturer with the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in UNICAL... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN begins strike

Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) nationwide have embarked on an indefinite strike. The General Secretary, PENGASSAN, Lumumba Okugbawa, made this known in a letter, dated November 8, 2020, and issued to all members of the association. According to Okugbawa, all members of the... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Crude Continues to Flow Amid Unrest

Escalating tensions sweeping through Nigeria haven’t yet disrupted crude flows from Africa’s biggest oil producer in any meaningful way. A wave of protests against police brutality have taken place in the past few weeks, triggering a deadly government crackdown in a nation that accounts for roughly 20% of Africa’s entire oil production. Exports, planned shipments and output... 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 →

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