We Did Not Remove Oxygen From 2-day Old Baby —- Nurses Cries Out

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives has debunked a report by Kaduna State Government that their members removed oxygen from a two-day old baby during the warning strike. Chairman of the association, Comrade Ishaku Yakubu stated this in a press release distributed to journalists in Kaduna. He said National Association of Nigerian Nurses and […]

We Are Here, Come Arrest Me — NLC President Dares Governor El-Rufai

President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, who is currently leading the protest against a plan by the Kaduna State government to sack many workers, has challenged Governor Nasir El-Rufai to arrest him. The governor, on Tuesday, declared Wabba and other NLC officials wanted for alleged sabotage. “KADUNA UPDATE: Ayuba Wabba & others […]

Uber, Bolt, Taxify’s Drivers To Begin Strike On Monday

The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association, threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. National President of PEDPA, Idris Shonuga, at a news conference in Lagos, called for immediate upward review of e-cab fares to reflect the current economic reality in the country. […]

Biden Issues Warning To North Korea Following Missile Launch

President Joe Biden warned North Korea Thursday that the United States will “respond accordingly” if it escalates its military testing after Pyongyang fired two missiles in its first major provocation since he took office. The nuclear-armed North has a long history of using weapons tests to ramp up tensions, in a carefully calibrated process to […]

NLC, TUC Threaten Strike Action Over NLC Chairman’s Kidnap

The Nigerian Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and affiliate unions have threatened to go on strike in the next 24 hours in reaction to the kidnap of state chairman of NLC, Ben Ukpepi. In a communique issued after an emergency meeting in Calabar on Monday, the organised labour said it will embark on the action […]

Blame Federal Government If We Go On Strike Again —ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has warned that it will resume its strike over non-payment of salaries and alleged victimisation of members. The warning is coming from the chairman, University of Ibadan branch of the union, Prof. Ayo Akinwole. In a statement on Sunday, prof Akinwole asked Nigerians to blame the Federal Government […]

More Worries For Nigerian Students As Another Strike Commences Feb 5

Amid hopes of physical resumption of academic activities across Universities in the country, there are fresh worries over this as unions are set to commence a fresh indefinite strike on February 5th, 2021. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions and […]

NAN Threatens ASUU Over Strike Action, See It Says

Following the calling off the 9 month old strike, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been threatened by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).   According to reports, the leadership of NAN are currently daring ASUU to keep their head straight after this long strike.   NANS has threatened to embark on massive protest […]

ASUU Reach Agreement With FG, Set To Call Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reached an agreement with the Federal Government, and agreed to call off its eight-month long strike. Following its meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday, both parties arrived at a consensus. The government also pledged to pay N40bn as […]

ASUU Strike: FG, ASUU To Resume Talks Friday

The Federal Government is set to resume talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday. It is expected that talks shall resume on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System introduced by the FG to pay workers’ salaries. ASUU had earlier opposed the system, proposing the University Transparency and Accountability Solution instead. The […]