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NLC and Politics

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Press Statement(25/02/2024) AS THE STATE PREPARES TO UNLEASH VIOLENCE ON US We would want to inform Nigerians that the State has perfected plans to attack our peaceful rallies across the country. One of the groups being primed to attack our peaceful rallies is by a nebulous name, Nigeria Civil Society …

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Nasarawa Govt Commends Labour Unions As Workers End Strike

The Nasarawa State government has commended the organised labour in the state for its resilience in protecting the rights of workers and agreeing to hold talks for the resolution of their industrial action The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Yusuf Shehu, gave the commendation on behalf …

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Biafra agitators are enemies of Nigeria – Gov. Bello

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has described those behind the agitation for the break up and restructuring of the country as real enemies of the country. The governor stated this yesterday in Lokoja during a meeting with leaders of the organised labour in the state. He called on Nigerians to disregard calls for …

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Xenophobia: NLC Lambasts South African Govt, Seeks Solutions

The Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] affirms that the recent February 2017 xenophobic attack like previous ones (in 2008 and 2015) is yet another unacceptable and avoidable development. We totally condemn it and call on the South African Government to move without further delay to take actions to prevent another occurrence. …

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Nigeria: INEC To Register 5 New Political Parties

The Department of Political Party Registration of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to forward names of five associations to management for registration. Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, yesterday confirmed that the process will soon be completed. There are currently 40 registered political parties in …

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NLC, TUC Task NASS On Budget

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government and the National Assembly to expedite action on the passage of the National Budget in the interest of the nation. President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, who made the call while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, said that, the passage …

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Protesting workers demand to see Buhari

A rally planned for the Eagle Square in Abuja to mark this year’s May Day was disrupted yesterday as thousands of unionists demanded that President Muhammadu Buhari “must address the suffering workers.” As in Nigeria, millions of protesters across the world hit the streets to mark the day. The protests became …

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Lagos employees lament high cost of living, want N56,000 minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Lagos State council has asked the state government to increase workers’ minimum wage to N56,000 to meet the high cost of living in the state. The Chairman of the congress, Francis Ogunremi, said this yesterday at the May Day celebration tagged “Labour Relations …

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Corruption: Bauchi govt to introduce whistle-blowing policy

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State said the state government would introduce whistleblowing in the state to fight corruption in its local government councils. Abubkar made this known when he addressed workers at May Day celebration in Bauchi on Monday. He described corruption at the local government level as “endemic”, …

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