Join nationwide strike, ASUU directs members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has written to all zonal coordinators and chairpersons of the union and demand that members be mobilised for the nationwide strike in line with the directive from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade…

Passengers stranded as protesting NLC, TUC members picket Abuja airport

Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja are currently stranded and unable to continue their journeys due to a protest organised by labour unions on Thursday morning. The protesters, who blocked the entrance of the airport, are members…

Kano protesters dare police, take to the streets

Some protesters are currently on the streets in defiance to the ban on demonstrations by the police. The state commissioner of police, Mohammed Usain Gumel, had banned protests after members of the ruling New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) and the…

Protest: Surulere residents express mixed feelings

Some residents of Surulere in Lagos State on Wednesday expressed mixed feelings over the protest called by labour unions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country’s labour unions led by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union…

Ajaero emerges new NLC national president

The Nigeria Labour Congress, on Wednesday, elected Joe Ajaero as its national president. Ajaero, who until his emergence as president was the deputy national president of the labour union, made history by emerging unopposed as the union’s president. Ajaero, who…

Register CONUA, NAMDA, FG tells NLC

The Federal Government, Tuesday, appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress to rescind its opposition to the registration of two new academic unions in the Nigerian public university system. The PUNCH reports that the new unions- the Congress for Nigerian University…

NLC commends Sanwo-Olu on planned salary increase for Lagos workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Lagos Government for the planned salary increments for workers in the state’s public service. The NLC Chairman, Mrs Funmi Sessi, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on…

NLC protest: Police, DSS beef up National Assembly security

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have beefed up security around the National Assembly complex, Abuja, over the ongoing protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress…

ASUU: NLC protests in Lagos

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress are protesting in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The protest which is currently holding is also an opportunity for the NLC…

NLC/ASUU rally: CP orders Area Commanders, DPOs, others to personally lead patrols in Oyo

As a two-day solidarity rally of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in support of ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, commences this morning, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams has directed Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers,…

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