Labour/Industrial News

FG to begin recruitment of 500,000 teachers soon, says Ngige

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has stated that the Federal Government would soon commence the recruitment of 500,000 teachers. 

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Trade unions in UI groan over unpaid salaries

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan  Trade unions in the University of Ibadan under the banner of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), have appealed to the Federal government to please intervene in their plight of non-full payment of salaries. 

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FG can’t implement many agreements with unions, says Ngige

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has stated that some of the agreements entered into by the Federal Government with various labour unions in the country were not implementable.

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NLC to engage experts on ailing economy

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  As part of its contributions to drag the country out of the current economic quagmire, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is set to engage the services of some of the best economists in the country to develop home grown policies that will lead to the development of the country. 

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Ondo workers begin indefinite strike over salary payment arrears

By Samuel Faleye, Akure  Civil servants in Ondo State will begin an indefinite strike to press home their demand for the payment of their five months salary arrears.

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Organised Labour paralyses business in Ebonyi office of Enugu DISCO

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki 

Organised Labour in Ebonyi State on Monday shut down offices of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Ebonyi State as part of moves to protest increase in electricity tariff by the Federal Government. 

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Labour warns Okorocha to stop torturing workers

By Shola Amodemaja 

The shooting of a Medical Doctor by an armed police man during a peaceful protest by members of the Nigeria Medical Association in Owerri represents a big minus for the police force

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Fashola sounded dictatorial on new tariff  -  TUC

By Shola Amodemaja 

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned the recent comment of the Minister of Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on the plans by the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

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Labour starts mass protest today on electricity tariff, explains why

By Shola Amodemaja

The Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress, Civil Society allies and electricity consumers across the country will commence a national protest today

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Tragedy as doctors’ protest turns bloody in Imo

By Achike Uchenna, Owerri

 

Scores of protesting medical doctors sustained severe gunshot wounds when a detachment of armed policemen opened fire on them while on a peaceful protest to the Imo State Government House over concessioning of Public Hospitals in the State.

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