Tag: strike

Strike: Why we’ll appeal Industrial Court’s ruling — Resident Doctors

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has said it would appeal the ruling by the National Industrial Court (NIC). Recall the NIC had ordered the Resident Doctors to suspend its ongoing strike. A reacting statement by the Association reads; “Distinguished NARDITES and Colleagues, “As we are all aware, especially[Read More…]

Strike: FG, Resident Doctors fail to reach agreement

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday directed the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to proceed with their applications due to parties failure to reach definite terms of the settlement. The court in addition ruled that the claimant could proceed with its motion on notice[Read More…]

ASUU alerts of fresh strike ‘anytime’ over FG’s noncompliance with agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has threatened its members may embark on strike anytime, as the Federal Government is not fulfilling its promise to implement the Memorandum of Action, MOA, the two parties signed last December (2020). The Lagos Zonal Coordinator of the Union, Dr Adelaja Odukoya, also[Read More…]

Strike continues as resident doctors reject new MoU presented by FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) presented by the Federal Government. The NARD National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, said this while addressing newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting with the federal government and other relevant stakeholders on Sunday in[Read More…]

Strike: FG to commence implementation of MoU with doctors August 23

The Federal Government says it will begin implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday (August 23) to end the indefinite strike by Resident Doctors across the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said this while addressing newsmen before[Read More…]

7-month after calling off 9-month strike, ASUU again threatens fresh industrial action

Barely about seven months after it called off its nine months old strike in December 2020, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to resume industrial action over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to honour many of the agreements it “willing” signed with the Union. This was stated[Read More…]

Nasarawa Workers’Strike: Governor says ‘no work, no pay’

The Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule said that his government is invoking the no-work-no-pay rule for striking civil servants in the state. This was part of the resolutions taken at an emergency expanded security meeting, which was held at the Government House, Lafia the State Capital on Tuesday. The emergency[Read More…]

Breaking: Finally, Judiciary workers suspend strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has suspended its strike on Wednesday. The union is set to commence work on Monday. The strike has not only paralysed activities at the courts but also delayed Nigerians from accessing Justice or getting bail from the Police. Since the start of the[Read More…]

Judiciary Workers vow to continue strike until their demands are met

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) says the nationwide strike will not be called off until a concrete resolution is reached. In an interview with the news agency of Nigeria on Thursday, Mariam Usuf-Gusau, legal adviser to JUSUN, insisted that the union will not step down on its action[Read More…]

“There are weapons in the Labour Laws, I will invoke” – Chris Ngige promises to deal with doctors if they refuse to resume work

The Federal Government will implement the ‘no work, no pay’ on the striking National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if they refuse to resume work. This is according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who issued the warning on Friday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today.[Read More…]