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NLC To Embark On Strike Tomorrow Over Minimum Wage

The wage of civil servants in Nigeria is quite embarrassing, and has resulted in poverty in many families, as they do not have the necessary aid to afford an average living.

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NLC To Embark On Strike Tomorrow Over Minimum Wage

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Academic staff Union of universities to Federal government: we may resume strike

The strike has been lingering for a long time and now the academic union of universities in Nigeria has finally opened up to the claim that the federal government of Nigeria hasn't held up to there own part of the bargain which they hard some time back last year. The chairman

  1 year ago ago
Academic staff Union of universities to Federal government: we may resume strike

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Morayo Reacts As Kano State Government Started Deducting Salary Of Civil Servants

The TVC host morning view, Morayo has reacts sequel to reduction of civil servant salary in Kano State. Kano state govt recently started deducting from the salaries of civil servants without prior notice. After outrage from labour leaders,they issued a statement saying they've reverted to the 18k minimum wage due to the economic impact of covid-19 on the state revenue. The morning view host dogged deep on the topic during the morning view section this morning, the chairman of Labour congress (Kano state chapter)

  1 year ago ago
Morayo Reacts As Kano State Government Started Deducting Salary Of Civil Servants

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ASUU Strike Soon To Become History As Federal Government Releases 40 Billion Naira To ASUU And NASU

The Federal Government of Nigeria has finally given in to the demands of the The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). The Union had embarked on a nine months strike action following the federal government's failure to release months of owed salaries and allowances. The strike was finally called off in December 2020 after the union was paid two months of the six months withheld salaries of it's members. However the Union disclosed that it was still expecting it's owed allowances in tune of 40 billion naira.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU Strike Soon To Become History As Federal Government Releases 40 Billion Naira To ASUU And NASU

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Plateau Government states its position after soldiers violently dispersed protesting workers in Jos

Barely three days after government Securities violently dispersed peacefully protesting local government workers in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, Officials say the protests were wrongly carried out and at the wrong location. A Statement by the State Commissioner of Information, Dan Manjang on Thursday said the State Government does not interfere with local government workers' salaries. Thus, for the workers to resort to "blackmail, threatening and locking out State workers from the Secretariat for about

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Plateau Government states its position after soldiers violently dispersed protesting workers in Jos

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Why We Sacked 2,414 Teachers That Were Employed By SUBEB - Kwara State Government

The Kwara state government has sacked 2,414 teachers that were employed by the State Universal Basic Education Board as directed by the former governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, noting that there are 'irregularities in their appointments'. This follows the directives by the current Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, to immediately pay the seven months salaries of 594 teachers as withheld by SUBEB since June, 2020. The information disclosed in a statement that was signed by Yakubu Aliagan, the chief press secretary at

  1 year ago ago
Why We Sacked 2,414 Teachers That Were Employed By SUBEB - Kwara State Government

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FG 774,000 JOBS: Here Are Reasons Why Federal Government Didn’t Share Expensive Equipment – KEYAMO

FG 774,000 JOBS: Here Are Reasons Why Federal Government Didn’t Share Expensive Equipment – KEYAMO It is no more news that the Federal Government have kick started the Special public works Programme. One of the reasons the federal government created this Empowerment programme is to reduce the rate of unemployment, Corruption and poverty in Nigeria. Recently, the minister for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, explained that expensive equipment was not distributed for the Empowerment Programme because

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FG 774,000 JOBS: Here Are Reasons Why Federal Government Didn’t Share Expensive Equipment – KEYAMO

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Another ASUU Strike Looms as FG Reportedly Fails to Honour Pack With Lecturers

Nigerian university teachers have accused the federal government of reneging on the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The allegation comes two weeks after the lecturers suspended their nine-month-old strike. In a statement sent to journalists, ASSU noted that the federal government was yet to pay their December salaries, while ''illegal'' deductions were still to be refunded. The statement, according to The Guardian, accused the federal government of failing to honour agreements

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Another ASUU Strike Looms as FG Reportedly Fails to Honour Pack With Lecturers

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Return To Your Duty Post, Vice Chancellor Tells Lecturers, Others

The Vice - Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, Prof. Nse Essien, has disclosed that the State Government has finally fulfilled the agreed payment of arrears, urging the staff of the prestigious institution to "return to their duty post". Recall that Akwa Ibom State University lecturers and non - teaching staff embarked on an indefinite strike following the non - payment arrears, the strike has been allegedly called off today. The strike, which started on 10 February, was wittingly engineered by the institution

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Return To Your Duty Post, Vice Chancellor Tells Lecturers, Others

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Another Strike Looms As Federal Government Reportedly Failed to honour Pact With Asuu.

The academic staff union of universities(ASUU) has accused the federal government of reneging on the agreements reached with the varsities teachers. This much was revealed by the chairman of University of lagos (uinilag)chapter of Asuu, Dr. Dele Ashiru, in an interview with journalists on sunday. According to Dr. Dele, the government was yet to pay their December salaries while illegal deductions were still yet to be refunded. Speaking to the press on sunday, Dr Dele said the government made some promises before

  1 year ago ago
Another Strike Looms As Federal Government Reportedly Failed to honour Pact With Asuu.

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One Reason Why ASUU Might Resume Strike Again

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities has reminded the public and the federal government that the strike was never called off but suspended conditionally. In a report by Sahara Reporters (a National Newspaper), the Chairman of the University of Ilorin chapter of the Union Ajao Moyosore revealed that the union might eventually go on another strike as a last resort, if the government does not fulfil the demands of the ASUU. The reason for this as revealed by the Chairman is because the government has again

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One Reason Why ASUU Might Resume Strike Again

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Wike's Government resolves to pay new minimum wage to Civil Servants

The Rivers State Government has stated that it has agreed with the Rivers State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), to address all pending labour concerns in the state.  The Secretary to the State Government, Dr Tammy Danagogo, said that an agreement on the implementation of the National Minimum Wage of N30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand Naira) which took effect on 1st January, 2020 has been executed. The Secretary to the State Government disclosed this in a press statement after a meeting between State

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Wike's Government resolves to pay new minimum wage to Civil Servants

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Good News As Nigerian Governor Sign Minimum Wage With Labour, Averts Strike

EKITI State Government on Tuesday night signed the minimum wage agreement with the organised labour with a clause to begin implementation in January 2021. The agreement was signed by the Head of Service, Mrs Peju Babafemi and other from government and labour sides. mixed Reactions On Twitter @FreedomRebelion Why is Nigeria or Africa leaders in general so much greedy & inhuman? Is 30k minimum wage even realistic in d first place? Y can't d wastefulness luxury lifestyle of govt be cut down to zero & quality standard

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Good News As Nigerian Governor Sign Minimum Wage With Labour, Averts Strike

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NLC Gives Fayemi Deadline To Pay Workers' Outstanding Salaries

The NLC has given the government time to pay salaries.The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ekiti Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has set a May 1st deadline to pay the outstanding salaries of all workers in the state.

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NLC Gives Fayemi Deadline To Pay Workers' Outstanding Salaries

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ASUU To Resume Strike If The Federal Government Fails To Honour It's Agreement.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed that they may resume their suspended strike if the Federal Government fails to fulfil their promises. It could be recalled that ASUU suspended it's industrial action which lasted for nine months after much negotiation with the Federal Government, and the Government agreed to pay lecturers their outstanding salaries, Earned Academic Allowances (EAA) and also dues which was illegally deducted, on or before the 31st of December 2020. Meanwhile on Tuesday,

  1 year ago ago
ASUU To Resume Strike If The Federal Government Fails To Honour It's Agreement.

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Opinion: Minimum Wage Bill In Nigeria Should be Unified Rather Than Being Decentralized

It's no longer news that FG signed 30,000 naira minimum wage bills into law in 2019 to help curb poverty and hardship among low-income earners across the nation, Some states in Nigeria agreed and implemented it, while a handful of states is yet to comply.

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Opinion: Minimum Wage Bill In Nigeria Should be Unified Rather Than Being Decentralized

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Babajide Kolade supports Labour Congress, says the minimum wage is too small

Babajide Kolade Otitoju has backed the NLC and TUC by saying that the take home pay of Nigerian workers can't take them home.

  1 year ago ago
Babajide Kolade supports Labour Congress, says the minimum wage is too small

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We will embark on industrial action if the Govt refuses to pay minimum wage- Ekiti NLC

Oganised Labour in Ekiti State has vowed to use strike as new year gift if the state Governor, Gov. Kayode Fayemi administration refuses to pay the N30, 000 minimum wage and other entitlements to all workers. The organized labor said all promotion and salary arrears must be paid, else, the union would have no other choice than going into industrial action next week. You would recalled that in 2018 after President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the bill, Governor Fayemi implemented the new pay for employees on

  1 year ago ago
We will embark on industrial action if the Govt refuses to pay minimum wage- Ekiti NLC

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ASUU may resume strike soon

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) have revealed that they may resume strike due to non payment of Salary to its Staff as well as victimization of its members.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU may resume strike soon

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ASUU Lecturers Set To Embark On Another Strike As Government Fails To Keep Its Promise To The Union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have threatened to withdraw their services and resumed it's strike action, if the Federal Government does not fulfill it's earlier promise made to the union.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU Lecturers Set To Embark On Another Strike As Government Fails To Keep Its Promise To The Union