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Decent work as panacea for global peace — Wabba

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, speaks to journalists at the on-going International Labour Conference, holding in Geneva, Switzerland on some labour-related issues, including need for decent work, minimum wage and child labour, among others. MOSES ...

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ASUU laments decline in education budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has said that sharp decline in the 2017 budget allocation to education sector will do the country more harm than good. ASUU president, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who raised the alarm in Abuja during ...

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Union frowns at FG’s neglect of FHA

Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporation and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) has condemned what they described as ‘near neglect of the Federal Housing Authority by the federal government. President of the association, Comrade Mohammed Yunusa, in a statement also said ...

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Minister lauds staff over award

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has lauded the virtues of the Director Special Project Unit of the Ministry, Dr Martina Nwordu, who was recently honoured with the most Prestigious Africa Distinguish Personality Award “Icon of National Building ...

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ILO tasks leaders on social dialogue

Director-General, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, has called on global leaders to shape a future of work inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. Ryder, who spoke during the ILO Global Dialogue with the theme: The ...

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Ngige assures NDE of FG’s support

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that the federal government would continue to support efforts of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in employment generation and poverty reduction. The minister while speaking at the Enugu International Trade ...

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NAAT tasks FG on corrupt VCs

By Moses John Abuja National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT) has expressed dissatisfaction with the slow pace with which the federal government “is handling corruption cases against vice-chancellors.” The association in a communiqué after its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting ...

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LG workers and campaign for autonomy

MOSES JOHN writes on the on-going campaign by the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) tagged “Freedom Movement For Local Government Autonomy” in the six geo-political zones of the country. The on-going national rally and campaign to sensitise Nigerians ...

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Nigerian workers deserve unity – Odah

Comrade John Odah is the Executive Secretary, Organisation of Trade Unions in West Africa (OTUWA) and also former General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress. He spoke on the disputes in NLC. Here are the details as presented by MOSES ...

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Labour rejects FG’s plan to sack 3,500 workers

Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has rejected federal government’s plans to sack 3,500 public servants under the guise that their appointments were irregular and unauthorised. A statement by ASCSN Secretary-General of ASCSN, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal, expressed ...

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NLC, TUC ask FG not to register ULC

NLC, TUC ask FG not to register ULC

You can’t stop us – Ajaero Stories by Moses John Abuja The crisis rocking the Labour movement in Nigeria may have assumed a different dimension, as the duo of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have ...

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PENGASSAN rejects NASS bid to amend NLNG Act

Stories by Moses John Abuja The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has opposed the proposed plan by the House of Representatives to amend the Nigeria Liquefied and Natural Gas (NLNG) Fiscal Incentives, Guarantees and Assurances ...

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LSI empowers physically challenged in Bida

A non-governmental organisation, Livelihood Support Initiative (LSI), has donated items worth over N100million to the 57-year-old Vocational Blind Training Centre in Bida, Niger state, for the advancement of the trainees at the centre. The group also rehabilitated the centre which ...

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Labour to picket health ministry tomorrow

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and its civil society allies would tomorrow, occupy the Federal Ministry of Health following the reinstatement of Dr. Angela Uwakem as the Managing Director of Federal Medical Centre, (FMC) Owerri, Imo ...

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Labour movement not for single centre – Ajaero

General Secretary of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), Comrade Joe Ajaero, and President of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Igwe Achese,  recently launched a labour centre, the United Labour Congress (ULC). Ajaero speaks with a ...

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