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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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MAY DAY 2017: Labour Relations in Economic Recesion

May Day, Labour Day, International Workers’ Day are some of the appellations for May 1st. It is a public holiday in Nigeria. It began in Europe as a traditional spring celebration to welcome Summer while the first Monday of every May is usually a bank holiday for labourers and workers. …

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Workers disrupt May Day celebrations in Abuja over new minimum wage

Angry workers in their thousand disrupted the 2017 May Day celebrations at the Eagle Square, Abuja, over the failure of the Federal Government to give them a new minimum wage in the country. The workers insisted that the Federal Government had a responsibility to give them a definite position on …

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NLC Protesters Shut down Abuja over Electricity tariff increase

Business activities were today grounded to a halt in Nigeria’s federal capital Abuja as Nigerian labor unions embarked on a peaceful mass protest against the outrageous hike in the electricity tariff which took effect early this month. The protest which kicked off from the Labour House at the Central Business …

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May Day 2017: Aso Rock Silent Over Worker’s Day Celebration, Rally At Eagles Square Disrupted

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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May Day: Workers reject Ngige’s representative

There was confusion on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as workers disallowed the acting permanent secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Biola Bawa, from standing in for the minister, Chris Ngige. Mr. Ngige had declined to address the workers in his capacity as the minister and …

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Political appointees with established corruption cases should step aside – NLC tasks Buhari

The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday urged President Muhamadu Buhari to ensure that all political appointees who have established corruption cases against them should step down in the bid to deepen the ongoing anti-corruption campaign. The NLC’s General Secretary, Peter Ozo-Ezon, who gave the charge while reacting to the …

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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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WE SHALL PRESERVE THE UNITY OF THE NLC

WE SHALL PRESERVE THE UNITY OF THE NLC Our attention has been drawn to news report in which Comrade Joe Ajaero, the general secretary of NUEE, and Igwe Achese, president of NUPENG claimed they have formed a new labour centre called the United Labour Congress (ULC). It will be recalled …

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NLC, TUC want Minister of States for Health to resign

The Leaderships of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress are demanding for the resignation of the Minister of State, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, for alleged involved in the handling of the case of corruption against the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Dr. Angela Uwakwem. …

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