Wednesday , January 16 2019

NLC News

We Call for the Immediate Release of Daily Trust Staff and Re-Opening of Office- NLC

6th Jan 2019 We Call for Immediate Release of Daily Trust Staff and Re-Opening of Office We wish to condemn the arrest of the Borno State Editor of Daily plus other staff and closure of the state office by the military. No explanation is good enough for this extreme action. …

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2019 NEW YEAR MESSAGE – NLC

2019 NLC NEW YEAR MESSAGE OUR COMMITMENT TO WORKER ISSUES AND GOOD GOVERNANCE ARE INVIOLABLE – Being a text of the Goodwill Message to Nigerians on New Year’s Day, 2019, by Comrade Ayuba Wabba, mni, President, Nigeria Labour Congress The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) joins all Nigerians and people of goodwill to …

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Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects PMB’s Committee, To Resume Strike Jan 1

Organised labour yesterday rejected the call by President Muhammadu Buhari to set up another high-powered technical committee on the new national minimum wage. In a communiqué issued at the end of its emergency meeting held in Lagos, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Labour Congress …

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ITUC CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF DETAINED TRADE UNION LEADERS IN SIERRA LEONE

  A SIGNAL OF DESCENT INTO TYRANNY? ITUC CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF DETAINED TRADE UNION LEADERS IN SIERRA LEONE It was with shock and a sense of profound dismay that we received the news of the arrest and detention of trade union leaders of the Sierra …

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NASS Workers Begins 4-day Warning Strike Monday

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), National Assembly chapter, has issued a 4-day warning strike notice to commence on Monday, Dec. 17. The Chairman of the association, Mr Bature Mohammed, in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, said this decision was reached in an emergency congress held on Dec. …

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Health Workers Vow To Resist Privatisation Of Public Hospitals

Members of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) have vowed to resist any attempt by the federal government to privatise public hospitals in the country. The union’s president, Biobelemoye Josiah, stated this while donating items worth N2million to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Durumi, Abuja. …

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We will name, shame govs owing salaries, pensions —NLC

  The Nigeria Labour Congress is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”. NAN reports that the ITUC is the world’s largest trade union federation. It was …

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BREAKING NEWS; NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS PRESIDENT, COMRADE AYUBA WABBA ELECTED AS ITUC PRESIDENT

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Ayuba Philibus Wabba, mni, has just been elected President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Copenhagen, Denmark . ITUC is the largest trade union federation in the world, It was formed Novemeber 1st, 2006 after the merger of the International Confederation …

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Why We Are Going on Strike -Organized Labour

26th September 2018 We members of Organised Labour would want to formally inform all employers of labour and Nigerians that beginning from midnight, Wednesday, September 26, 2018, workers from all sectors of the economy and our civil society allies will begin a nation-wide warning strike action over the refusal of …

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Salary, Credibility Of Candidate To Decide Govs’ Fate in 2019 – Workers

Workers in the country under the umbrella of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have warned that issues of salary, pension as well as credibility of candidates will determine which candidates they and their families will vote for in 2019 elections. NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, who spoke on the stand of the …

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