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    New Minimum Wage Talks Set To Conclude Today, Await Tinubu’s Response

    Discussions between the Federal Government and Organised Labour on the new minimum wage are expected to wrap up today. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) leaders are anxiously awaiting President Bola Tinubu’s response to their proposal of N250,000. A Monday deadline was set by the labour leaders for finalizing the wage discussions. To attend a labour…

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    Committee urges NLC to consider realistic, sustainable minimum wage

    The Committee of Youths on Mobilisation and Sensitisation (CYMS), has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), to align its minimum wage demand with governments’ ability to pay sustainably. Its Director-General, Mr Obinna Nwaka, made the call during a thanksgiving service to mark the end of the 2024 Youths’ Week at the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Nyanya, Abuja on…

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    Organised Labour relaxes nationwide strike for one-week

    The Organised Labour says it has relaxed the indefinite nationwide strike declared on Monday, for one-week, to allow continuation of negotiations The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) made this known in a communique issued at the end of a joint National Executive Council meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. It would be recalled that labour had…

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    Minimum wage: NLC, TUC suspend strike for five days

    Members of the organised labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, on Tuesday, suspended their strike for five days, a leader of the NLC told our correspondent in Abuja. The centres are expected to issue a statement shortly before the commencement of negotiations with the government. The strike which commenced on Monday was called to protest the…

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    Minimum wage: Strike continues pending Tuesday review meeting -NLC

    The Nigeria Labour Congress has has disclosed that the ongoing nationwide strike will continue despite the agreement signed with the Federal Government at Monday’s meeting. The congress, in a post on X, on Tuesday said the industrial action which has grounded the nation’s economy will continue until Tuesday’s meeting of organs of the union where all resolutions of Monday’s meeting…

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    Medical doctors in Yobe shun NLC strike

    The Yobe chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has dissociated itself from the ongoing  nationwide strike embarked by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC). The association’s Chairman, Dr Abubakar Mala, told newsmen in Damaturu on Monday that the state’s NMA is not part of the strike and will continue to provide medical services to patients. He said “we are not…

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    Oil, electricity workers’ unions mobilise for planned strike

    The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed its members to comply with the directive of the two labour centres to begin an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday. Its General Secretary, Mr Afolabi Olawale, in a statement on Saturday, said the union was committed to ensuring total compliance with the directive. Recall that the Nigeria Labour…

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    NLC, TUC Commenced Strike Monday

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have declared a nationwide strike starting on June 3rd, 2024. The strike is in response to the tripartite committee’s failure to agree on a new minimum wage and the increase in electricity tariff. “We are left with no choice but to commence an indefinite nationwide strike,” said Festus Osifo, President…

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    NLC wants better pay, insurance,  pension for journalists

    The President of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Joe Ajaero, has called for better pay, insurance cover and pension for journalists across the country. Ajaero made the call when he visited the President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dr Chris Isiguzo in Abuja. He explained that while journalists played significant roles in the fight for independence and current democracy…

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    NLC seeks implementation of 2021 revised CONMESS For Vet doctors in Kogi

    First Right- Gov. Ahmed Ododo of Kogi State delivering his speech at the Workers Day on Wednesday in Lokoja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged Gov. Ahmed Ododo to approve the implementation of the 2021 revised Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) for veterinary doctors in Kogi. The state Chairman of NLC, Mr Gabriel Amari, made the call while speaking…

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    Workers Day: Be patient with us, Gov. Mbah begs workers

    Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State has appealed to workers in the state for patience, saying he remained committed in doing everything needed to make their condition better. Mbah made the appeal at the 2024 Workers Day Celebration held at Okpara Square in Enugu on Wednesday with the theme: “People First”. He said his administration would stop at nothing until…

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    Workers’ Day: NLC, TUC appeal to FG to address nation’s challenges

    The  Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) and  Trade Union Congress (TUC) have appealed to the Federal Government to address challenges facing Nigerians before things get out of hand. Presidents of  the  unions, Mr Joe Ajaero and Mr Fetus Osifo made the appeal on Wednesday in a joint speech to  mark the  2024 Workers’ Day in Abuja. They listed such challenges as…

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    Implement minimum wage by May ending, labour tells FG

    Organized labor has given the Federal Government till May ending to finalize the process of implementing the new national minimum wage for workers. The President of the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC), Mr Joe Ajaero, made the demand on Wednesday in Abuja at this year’s edition of the International Workers Day. This year’s celebration focuses on Ensuring Safety and Health at…

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    Prioritise welfare of Nigerians, Oyo TUC, NLC urge govt

    Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), Oyo State chapters, have called on governments at all levels to prioritise the welfare of Nigerians. They made the call during the 2024 Workers’ Day celebrations on Wednesday in Ibadan. In his remarks, the NLC Chairman, Mr Kayode Martins, noted that life had become unbearable for most Nigerians due to inflation,…

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  • General NewsMay Day: NLC seeks partnership with Anambra Sports Commission

    May Day: NLC seeks partnership with Anambra Sports Commission

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is planning to hold some sporting events as part of activities marking this year’s May Day celebration. Mr. Humphrey Nwafor, Chairman of the NLC in Anambra, said this when he led members of the State May Day Planning Committee on a courtesy visit to Patrick-Estate Onyedum, Chairman of the Anambra State Sports Development…

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  • PoliticsI am not quitting LP- Obi replies NLC

    I am not quitting LP- Obi replies NLC

    Mr. Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), said on Sunday he would rather work to ensure peace for the party to overcome its present challenges than leave it. Obi stated this in Gombe in an interview with journalists after inaugurating a borehole he donated to Tike Ram Market in Pantami, Gombe State. He said the…

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  • educationWorld Bank funded project to renovate 441 public schools in Zamfara – Official

    World Bank funded project to renovate 441 public schools in Zamfara – Official

    The Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE), a World Bank-funded intervention, will renovate 441 public primary and secondary schools in Zamfara. The coordinator of the project, Hajiya Sa’adatu Abdu-Gusau, disclosed this in Gusau on Wednesday at the stakeholders’ meeting on the AGILE project in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that AGILE is a World…

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