Jusun storms Federal High Court Lagos, evict workers

Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) members enforcing its indefinite nationwide strike, which begins on Tuesday have evicted court staff from the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos. The Nation reports the unionists arrived the court premises before 9am and…

Doctors’ strike paralyses hospitals, patients groan

There are fears the poor health indices recorded by the country and the spread of COVID-19 may get worse as the ongoing strike by resident doctors paralysed activities in 98 per cent of government hospitals nationwide. When The Guardian reporters…

Sanwo-Olu flays warning strike by doctors, urges end

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, described as unfair and opportunistic the decision by doctors in the state to go on strike. He urged them to call off their ongoing three-day warning strike, especially as their two months COVID-19 allowance…

France strike: Families face Christmas travel misery (BBC)

Tens of thousands of people hoping to spend Christmas with their families in France face travel misery as crippling transport strikes enter their 20th day. Industrial action against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms has hit France’s train services hard. Many…

Prepare for prolonged strike, union tells Nigerians (Nation)

Lagos workers demand N50,000 minimum wage The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday urged the nation’s workers and the citizenry to brace up for a prolonged nationwide strike as the ultimatum it issued to the Federal Government to implement the…

Strike: Hundreds of passengers stranded at Nairobi airport (Aljazeera)

Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi’s international airport as a strike prompted by a labour dispute grounded flights and riot police were deployed to disperse striking workers. With flights grounded since midnight on Tuesday, passengers were advised on Wednesday…

Those who pulled out of strike will regret it – ASUU (Punch)

Since the Academic Staff Union of Universities commenced its nationwide strike on November 5, 2018, at least six universities have pulled out of it and opened their doors to students. When our correspondent contacted the ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi,…

Strike: ASUU may not honour further calls by FG – National President (Guardian)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it may not honour further calls by Federal Government for a meeting on the way forward over the current strike by its members. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this…

No going back on indefinite strike, says ASUP (Punch)

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, on Tuesday, said there was no going back on its planned indefinite strike beginning on December 12 in all the nation’s polytechnics. Mr Usman Dutse, the National President of the union made the declaration…

Oil marketers suspend planned strike, oppose part payments (Guardian)

11 December 2018 The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) has suspended its planned shutdown of depots nationwide. The decision was contained in a statement issued yesterday in Lagos by the association’s Executive Secretary, Olufemi Adewole. The oil marketers…

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