Tag: NUPENG

NUPENG to shut down services in Kaduna from May 16

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed its members to shut down services in Kaduna State with effect from May 16. NUPENG’s General Secretary, Mr Afolabi Olawale, gave the directive in a letter addressed to Petroleum Tanker Drivers branch of NUPENG on Wednesday. Olawale said[Read More…]

Fuel Scarcity threatens as PENGASSAN begins Indefinite strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have embarked on an Indefinite beginning today Monday. According to a communiqué issued on Sunday by the union and signed by the General Secretary; Comrade Lumumba Ighotemu, oil[Read More…]

PENGASSAN, NUPENG suspend strike

Members of Nigeria’s major labour unions in the oil and gas sector have suspended the strike in protest against the non-payment of their salaries. Officials of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers said the strike was[Read More…]

NUPENG, PENGASSAN protest unpaid salaries, threaten nationwide strike

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike. The unions threatened to go on strike with effect on Sunday if the Federal Government fails to pay their three months salary[Read More…]

Just In: NUPENG orders tanker drivers to Suspend services in Lagos

The National Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has directed petroleum tanker drivers to withdraw their services from Lagos State with effect from Monday. NUPENG said on Friday that the directive followed the failure of various authorities in the state to address three major issues[Read More…]

Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Commences Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has commenced a three-day warning strike across the nation, raising concerns on the likelihood of fuel scarcity. Achese Igwe, president of the union, announced this after a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of NUPENG. The strike, which will affect the[Read More…]

NUPENG To Begin 3-Day Nationwide Warning Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) members would begin a three-day nationwide warning strike by Jan. 9 2017, against the anti-labour practice of International Oil Companies (IOCs). The South-West chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the[Read More…]

NLC, TUC, NUPENG Oppose Planned Sale of National Assets

Organised labour has warned the Federal Government to reject the recommendations to sell the country’s assets, specifically its shares in the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited and the aviation industry. The Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers,[Read More…]

Petroleum Scarcity Looms As Oil Workers Threaten Fresh Strike

Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have threatened to resume their suspended strike if the Federal Government refused to enforce the implementation of the tripartite agreement reached with them and other partners in the industry. In a letter dated[Read More…]

Kerosene Is N150 Per litre From NNPC Depots According To NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) says the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has fixed N150 per litre as the official depot price of kerosene. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)[Read More…]