Labour blocks Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in protest of its deplorable condition

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ogun State chapter, on Wednesday in Sango-Ota, blocked the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway over the deplorable state of the highway. The NLC Lagos State chapter of the congress joined their Ogun counterpart to stage the protest. The…

Strike looms in Kano as government returns to old minimum wage

Industrial action looms in Kano State as the government has said it can’t pay workers’ wages for March 2021. Kano branch of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had, on Thursday, issued a seven-day ultimatum for the state government to settle workers’…

*2 men, 1 woman in court for allegedly fighting in public (Vanguard)*EFCC arrests 25 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos (Punch)

2 men, 1 woman in court for allegedly fighting in public (Vanguard) The police on Tuesday arraigned two men and a woman in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly fighting in public. The police charged Hamisu Mohammed,28,…

*Woman accuses police of demanding N200,000 after releasing missing child to impostor (Punch)*Cattle Rearing: Lagos butchers seek 50,000 hectares of land for ranching (Vanguard)

Woman accuses police of demanding N200,000 after releasing missing child to impostor (Punch) A grieving mother, Joy Iheanacho, has accused policemen attached to the Juvenile Welfare Centre at the Alakara Police Division, Lagos State, of demanding N200,000 from her to…

Labour gives conditions to support refineries’ privatisation

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday hinged its support for the planned privatisation of the country’s refineries on the process being opened, transparent and allowing every Nigerian, including workers, to buy shares in the entities. However, it rejected the suggestion…

Hardship: Labour vows to resist further burden in New Year

Organised Labour has warned government against further actions that would put more burdens on the workers. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, in his Christmas message said the year has been turbulent for workers hence government must…

We’re not thinking of strike yet – Labour

Following the walk out on federal government by Organised Labour during a meeting to resolve the issues of Petroleum price increase and electricity tariff, Labour has said there was no strike option on the table. Addressing newsmen on Monday in…

Labour suspends planned strike as FG reverses electricity tariff hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday). This followed an agreement reached with the federal government at a meeting which started at 8.30pm on Sunday and ended at 2:50am…

Strike: We’ll enforce the law, police warn NLC, TUC

Ahead of the planned strike action and protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from Monday over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel price, the Nigeria Police Force has said it will enforce the…

*Man who defrauded US-based Lady arrested (Nation) *Lagos, operators begin process to reopen cinemas (Guardian)

Man who defrauded US-based Lady arrested (Nation) A fraudster, Sylvester Ehiarinmian, 43, who defrauded a United State based Nigerian lady Miss Mary Ope 40, who has a vision of setting up a business in Nigeria has been arrested by operatives…

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