Tag: Workers

Just In: Ekiti workers suspend warning strike

The organised labour in Ekiti State on Monday called off the three-day warning strike embarked upon in the state public service over welfare and other issues. The organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and Joint Negotiating Council, had on Sunday ordered the commencement of the strike on[Read More…]

Nationwide Strike Begins In Nigeria, Airport Gates Shut Against Passengers

Activities at the Benin Airport were grounded on Thursday as both entry and exit gates were locked, with hundreds of intending passengers stranded, arising from nationwide strike called by leadership of organised labour. Organised labour had on Wednesday directed all its affiliates to commence an indefinite warning strike on Thursday to[Read More…]

NLC Condemns In Strong Terms, Rochas Okorocha’s Three-day Work, Two-day Farming Policy

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned in strong terms the Imo Government’s three-day work, two-day farming for workers recently introduced by Governor Rochas Okorocha. NLC President Ayuba Wabba gave this indication while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum on Sunday in Abuja. Wabba said that[Read More…]

“Intimidation And Lies of Oshiohmole” – Disturbing Agony From Edo; Civil Servant Slumped & Died Demanding Salaries

It was a sad day in Benin, the Edo capital, on Wednesday, as a civil servant slumped and died during a protest march over the refusal of the state government to pay salaries of local government workers. The workers, all dressed in black, blocked sections of the busy Ring Road[Read More…]

Nigerian Labour Threatens Showdown With Six Banks Over Mass Sack Of Workers

The organized labour has written to the management of Diamond Bank, First City Monument Bank Plc, Skye Bank and three others, requesting them to recall sacked workers and accept unionisation or face the wrath of workers and civil society allies. Vanguard reports that the organized labour under the auspices of[Read More…]

AIT Sacks Workers In Benin For Demanding For 16 Month Salary Arrears

The management of the African Independent Television (AIT) Tuesday sacked all the workers at its Benin City station, for allegedly demanding for their unpaid 16 months salary arrears. In a letter dated 2-6-16 and signed by one Mr. Victor Okasoga, a Senior Manager in charge of Human Resources, the management[Read More…]

Oyo State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

The national headquarters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in conjunction with its Oyo state chapter on Monday ordered workers in the state to begin an indefinite strike on Tuesday. Solomon Adelegan, national vice-chairman of the NLC, gave the directive after a congress held at the labour secretariat in Ibadan,[Read More…]

Kaduna Verification Form Threatens Labour As Workers Are Asked To Fill A Section Requesting Whether They Want To Join Unions

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and Trade Union Congress, TUC, on Saturday threatened to shut down Kaduna State should Governor Nasir El-Rufai fail to expunge the portion of the verification form that states that civil servants should decide whether or not they want to belong to labour union in the new[Read More…]

State Of The Nations Economy Forces Virgin Atlantic To Pull Out, All Nigerian Workers Sacked

Confusion enveloped the aviation sector on Saturday when news filtered in that British flag carrier, Virgin Atlantic Airways is pulling out of the Nigerian route . Though the airline is yet to officially announce its pull out, it has issued letters of sack to its Nigerian cabin crew . The[Read More…]

Okorocha Threatens To Protest On The Streets Of Owerri, If Workers Embark On Another Strike

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has threatened to protest on the streets of Owerri, the state capital, if workers in the state embark on another strike. Okorocha also said at a meeting with permanent secretaries, heads of parastatals and labour leaders in Owerri at the weekend that he would[Read More…]