Kaduna Strike: FG Warns State Govt, Says Due Process Must Be Followed On NLC Matters

Federal Government has directed the Kaduna State Government to follow due process and the “principle of redundancy,” as stipulated in Section 20 of the Labour Act, in its Public Service Revitalization and Renewal Programme, leading to retrenchment and sack of workers. It has also directed the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that henceforth, there shall be […]

NLC Suspends Five-day Warning Strike In Kaduna state

Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its five days warning strike in Kaduna State. Announcing the suspension, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said the decision is to honour the invitation of the Federal Government on Thursday to mediate in the dispute between labour and the Kaduna State Government. Details, later.

Here is Why Nigerians Nigeria’s Economy Might Be Shut Down Soon

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has condemned the attack on its workers by thugs during a rally organised by the NLC, as the strike in the state entered the second day. The NLC, in a statement by its Acting General Secretary, Ismail Bello, condemned the attack and threatened to embark on a nationwide strike. Earlier, the […]

We Would Embark On Strike If You Do Not Caution Governor El-Rufai — NUPENG Tells FG

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the Federal Government (FG) fails to caution the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who has declared the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wanted. NUPENG made this known in a statement by its National President, Williams […]

Disregard Whatever El-Rufai Says — NLC Tells Workers

Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council has directed workers to disregard the government’s circular against the five days warning strike begin this Monday. The State Secretary of the council, Comrade Christiana John Bawa made the call in a press release distributed to journalists in Kaduna. Comrade Christiana John Bawa said no any employer of state […]

Disregard Govt Circular On Warning Strike – NLC Tells Workers

Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council has directed workers to disregard the government’s circular against the five days warning strike begin this Monday. The State Secretary of the council, Comrade Christiana John Bawa made the call in a press release distributed to journalists in Kaduna. Comrade Christiana John Bawa said no any employer of state […]

NLC Reacts To The Sacking Of 4,000 Workers, Declares Warning Strike In Kaduna

Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council has resolved to ground all activities for five days as proposed by the National Headquarters to serve as warning strike for the sacking of over four thousand workers in the state. This is according to the statement signed by the Chairperson of the state Council, Comrade Ayuba Magaji Suleiman […]

Plans To Slash Workers Salary Is Unacceptable —NLC Tells FG

Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, says it will reject plan by federal government to cut its workers’ salaries. The President of the Congress, Ayuba Waba, who said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, noted that the plan was tantamount to a “mass suicide” wish, for Nigerian workers. Waba said that NLC was shocked at […]

We Will Not Celebrate Workers Day — TUC, NLC

Members of the organised Labour in Cross River State, Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress NLC), have expressed sadness and shunned the annual celebration of May Day, calling on Governor Ben Ayade and security operatives to expedite action on the rescue of the abducted state NLC chairman, Comrade Ben Ukpekpi. Ukpekpi was kidnapped […]