ASUU Suspends Strike Action But Threatens To Continue if FG Reneged on Agreements

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reached an agreement with the federal government to suspend the over three months strike. The agreement was reached and a deal was signed at a meeting in Abuja on Thursday. Addressing reporters, Abiodun Ogunyemi, #ASUU President announced that the leadership of the union had agreed […]

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Shutdown Imminent as Labour Rejects N27,000 Minimum Wage Approved by Council of State

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N27,000 new minimum wage adopted by the national council of state on Tuesday. Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC general-secretary, made this known in an interview with NAN. He said the council has no jurisdiction to determine another amount after a tripartite committee had submitted its report. “It is […]

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Labour Rejects Governors’ Offer of N22,500 Minimum Wage, Insists on N30,000

Governors have agreed to increase the minimum wage but not up to the expectation of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), but NLC immediately rejected the governors’ offer, insisting on N30,000 According to Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), he and his colleagues have agreed to pay N22,500 to workers. […]

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INAUGURATION OF BOARD: OSHIOMHOLE IS IGNORANT, NEEDS LECTURE ON PUBLIC GOVERNANCE – LABOUR MINISTER

  THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has advised the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to go for lectures so that he can be versed in little basic issues that guide public governance. Reacting to the threat by the APC chairman to sack him for his failure […]

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FAILURE TO INAUGURATE BOARD: OSHIOMHOLE THREATENS TO EXPEL MINISTER OF LABOUR FROM APC

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said the party will not hesitate to expel Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity, if he fails to constitute and inaugurate board members for federal agencies’ parastatals under his ministry. Oshiomhole said this on Monday while addressing journalists in […]

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DOCTORS TO CONTINUE STRIKE AS FG BREACHES AGREEMENT

Hope that strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) would be suspended was dashed on Friday as the federal government breached an agreement it reached with the association. The government failed to pay a backlog of salary arrears to the doctors as it promised to do on Wednesday. Arikawe Adeolu, a member of […]

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Oil workers demand for protection and quick resolution of Niger Delta crisis

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the protection of its members working in the Niger Delta Region. National President of the association, Comrade Olabode Johnson, while reacting to threat by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), warning National Union of Petroleum and Natural […]

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Unfair labour practices in petroleum sector: Oil Workers, FG fail to agree over

The meeting between the Federal Government and oil workers unions in Abuja yesterday, Monday ended in deadlock and would continue on Tuesday. The unions are the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum Natural Gas Workers( NUPENG). The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe […]

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Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN begins nationwide strike today

THE leadership of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has said its strike, expected to commence today, would be total. The strike was called in view of alleged insensitivity of the Federal Government to resolve some issues affecting the oil and gas sector. This is even as the Minister of Labour […]

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Can FG Halt the looming Mass Sack, Industrial Unrest In Oil Sector?

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has reiterated the zero tolerance of the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to job losses in the oil and gas or any other sector of the economy, assuring that any threat to industrial harmony must be nipped in the bud. “We all know that the backbone […]

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