NUPENG to Buhari: Shun IMF’s advice on fuel subsidy removal (Independent)

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Friday implored President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the counsel of International Monetary Fund (IMF) to remove fuel subsidy in the country. Its president, Comrade Williams Akporeha, at a press conference…

Banks, fuel supply crippled as labour strike begins (Vanguard)

Distribution of petroleum products, banking and other essential services will be grounded from today as workers in the petroleum, financial, maritime and other sectors of the economy begin a nationwide strike as directed by organized labour. This is even as…

Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG, PENGASSAN issue strike notice (Vanguard)

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG and its Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Association, PENGASSAN, have threatened to shut down the nation’s Petroleum industry of alleged plans to sack thousands of workers from its operations nationwide. NUPENG…

Why we blocked Lagos roads – Aboyeji, Tanker Drivers boss (SUN)

Nigerians have been told to hold the Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA responsible for the gridlock on Oshodi-Apapa expressway and other places in Lagos State as a result of illegal parking by container-laden trucks and tanker drivers. Zonal Chairman, National Union…

* Third Mainland Bridge to be shut for 27 months (Vanguard) * ‘Add value to governance’ (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JULY 12, 2018   Third Mainland Bridge to be shut for 27 months (Vanguard) The Federal Controller of  Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland…

* Macron’s visit: Lagos state announces diversion of traffic around African shrine (Nation) * Exploded tanker was built for drilling rig, not fuel tank, says Lagos govt (Nation)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JULY 2, 2018   Macron’s visit: Lagos state announces diversion of traffic around African shrine (Nation) The Lagos State Government on Sunday said there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12…

Fuel scarcity looms (SUN)

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has given 21 days ultimatum effective today June 4, 2018 to the Nigeria Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and other industry players over non-implementation of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for…

About 1,000 laid off as labour dispute endangers Nigerian content policy (Vanguard)

The Federal Government’s much avowed local content policy appears to be endangered following prevailing war by labour leaders against fledgling indigenous service companies that form the engine of the policy drive, as about 1,000 staff of companies were laid off…

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