Tag: Nigeria Labour Congress

Nigeria Labour Congress Insist on strike action

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that it will carry on with its proposed strike action with regards to the recent increase in electricity tariff and the removal of petrol subsidy. This resolve was taken following a closed-door meeting between the NLC and the Speaker of the House of[Read More…]

Just In: NLC gives FG 2 weeks strike notice

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has issued a two weeks strike notice to the Federal Government to immediately reverse the twin increase of fuel and electricity tariff. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, made this known on Wednesday after he held the National Administrative Council, NAC, and Central Working Committee, CWC,[Read More…]

Federal Government reschedule meeting with the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress

The Federal Government has rescheduled the meeting with the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress to discuss the economy to Tuesday. The parley would hold at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan, announced[Read More…]

Increase in prices of fuel and electricity, NLC yet to decide line of action

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the organised labour will soon come out with a position on the recent increases in prices of fuel and electricity. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday in reaction to the increases in the prices of petrol[Read More…]

NLC warns against licensing “dictatorship” with the water resources bill

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has tackled the national assembly for considering the water resources bill for passage, warning the legislature against licensing “dictatorship”. Ayuba Wabba, NLC president, said in a statement on Monday that the federal lawmakers should not ambush Nigerians with the bill “because of the danger it[Read More…]

Nigerian Labour Congress rejects new fuel price

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday, rejected the new pump price of fuel announced by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, and demanded immediate reversal, contending that the new price, amid COVID-19 pandemic, will kill businesses and worsen poverty level across the country. NLC, in a statement by its[Read More…]

Cross River Govt. issues “no work no pay” order to workers

Three days into the ongoing Strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Cross River State Government has issued a “no work no pay” directive to striking workers in the state civil service. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Head of Service, Emmanuel Eke said[Read More…]

Non-Payment Of Workers’ Salaries Fuels Corruption – NLC Tells Finance Minister

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared that the failure to pay salaries of judicial officers and workers by the Federal Government could be a major disadvantage and potential threat to the anti-corruption campaign. In a letter to the Minister of Finance by NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, the group appealed[Read More…]

NLC Threatens Nationwide Strike If Govt Fails To Implement N56,000 New National Minimum Wage For Workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened a nationwide strike in May 1,2017 if the Federal Government does not begin implementation of the N56,000 new national minimum wage it proposed or even set up a committee to that effect. This was made in a statement by Congress’ President, Mr. Ayuba[Read More…]

A Bag Of Rice Now More Expensive Than Minimum Wage For Nigerian Workers

Chairman of the Anambra State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Jerry Nnubia, on Tuesday lamented the economic situation of the country saying bag of rice now cost more the N18,000 being paid to them as minimum wage. The labour leader wants to know why workers should be victims[Read More…]