TUC flays FG’s frequent borrowings, rising cost of living

The Trade Union Congress (TUC), has frowned on the level of external borrowings by the Federal Government and warned that the future of the country should not be mortgaged. TUC also told government to look inwards to harness the country’s…

Shut up or I will deal with you, Wike tells Akpabio

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has drawn the battle line with Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, over the latter’s recent verbal attack on South-South governors. Wike threatened to deal with Akpabio if he dared speak negatively about Rivers…

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…

*One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch)*Lagos East bye-election: Sanwo-Olu seeks support for Abiru (Nation)

One dead, three injured in Ikoyi road crash (Punch) One person has died in a road accident that happened in Ikoyi, Lagos State on Sunday. The PUNCH gathered that three persons were also injured in the accident. According to the…

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…

Labour gives Jan 31 deadline on new wage (Nation)

States yet to implement the payment of the N30,000 new minimum wage or conclude talks on the consequential adjustment of salaries for senior civil servants by January 31 will face the wrath of Labour. Organised Labour said it would not…

*NSCDC official shoots Lagos tricycle rider for overtaking van (Punch) *Two arrested for stealing celebrity’s Jewelry (Nation)

NSCDC official shoots Lagos tricycle rider for overtaking van (Punch) There was commotion along Oregun Road, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday as an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the state shot a commercial tricycle rider. Our…

In search of a revenue formula in favour of states – Ifeanyi Afuba

The leadership of organised labour in Nigeria has continued to betray strategic naivety on the struggle for enhanced wages and better service conditions for workers. Its prominent arms, the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have been congratulating themselves…

Minimum wage: Labour gives FG Oct 16 ultimatum (Nation)

Labour on Wednesday gave the federal government an October 16 ultimatum to resolve all issues surrounding the consequential adjustment of salaries for the implementation of the minimum wage. Its leadership, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union…

Echoes of struggle for better welfare as workers mark May Day (Guardian)

From Lagos to Sokoto, from Bayelsa to insurgency-ravaged Maiduguri and Damaturu, workers may lament their deteriorating conditions today as they mark the 2019 edition of May Day. The celebration of the 2019 edition of Workers Day popularly called May Day…

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