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Ayade's Administration: How C'River State Has Become A Den For Protest

The rate of crisis looming over the Cross River State government is becoming alarming. The rate at which protests are becoming the call of the state calls for concern. Just in one month, the state has witnessed up to three different protests. Firstly, it was a protest from civil servants who claimed that the government has refused to fully implement a minimum wage and the implementation of 27.5% teachers enhancement allowance, amongst others.

  1 month ago ago
Ayade's Administration: How C'River State Has Become A Den For Protest

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Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begins In Ogun; UK Deploys Naval Patrol Ship To Nigeria

Another Protest Begins In Ogun The Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and residents of the Sango Ota area of the state, on Wednesday, gave the Federal and Ogun State Governments a 21-day ultimatum to fix the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Photo Credit: SunNews

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begins In Ogun; UK Deploys Naval Patrol Ship To Nigeria

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Today's Headlines: NLC Declares Another Strike Over The Removal Of Workers, Dino Slams Yahaya Bello

NLC Declares Another Strike Over The Removal Of Workers. Recently, the Nigeria Labour Congress declared a five-day strike in Kaduna State to protest over the removal of workers by Governor Nasir El-Rufai. The decision was made by the Central Working Committee of NLC at a meeting in Abuja.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NLC Declares Another Strike Over The Removal Of Workers, Dino Slams Yahaya Bello

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Nigeria, Aisha Buhari Deactivates Twitter Account

Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Nigeria Recently, NLC (Nigeria Labour Congress) petitioned President Buhari over the non-implementation of the agreement signed with Kaduna State Government. NLC also threatened to embark on a nationwide strike in a letter addressed to President on Friday in Abuja. (Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers).

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Nigeria, Aisha Buhari Deactivates Twitter Account

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kidnap NLC Chairman; Yoruba Monarch Tells Igboho To Surrender To Police

Gunmen abduct Taraba NLC Chairman Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Taraba State, Peter Jediel has been Kidnapped by gunmen. As reported, Jediel was Kidnapped at his residence in Sunkani, headquarters of Ado-Kola Local government area of the state. It was said that the unknown gunmen invaded his home on Sunday.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kidnap NLC Chairman; Yoruba Monarch Tells Igboho To Surrender To Police

POLITICS

Opinion: 3 Things That Will Happen If The Bill Proposing 5 Years Jail Term For Protesters Is Passed

The House of Representatives is proposing a bill that will give a five-years jail term for anybody in Nigeria that protested unlawful. The bill which was sponsored by Rep. Emeka Chinedu Martins (PDP-Imo) has scaled through the first reading at the House yesterday. The bill is proposed with the intent of stopping any person or group of people from assembling to commit violent against any person or property.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: 3 Things That Will Happen If The Bill Proposing 5 Years Jail Term For Protesters Is Passed

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Today's Headlines: NLC Threatens To Resume Strike, CBN Governor Summoned Over Recovered Loot

NLC Threatens To Resume Strike Action Photo Credit: Naija News The Nigeria Labour Congress on Thursday threatened to resume its suspended strike if the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, fails to dialogue over the industrial dispute between them. The labour union had last week embarked on strike over the decision of El-Rufai to sack not less than 4,000 workers.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NLC Threatens To Resume Strike, CBN Governor Summoned Over Recovered Loot

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Today's Headlines: Imo CP Speaks On Punishment For Arrested ESN Members, Another Strike Begins In Kaduna

Imo CP Speaks On Punishment For Arrested ESN Mem The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, has said arrested members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) linked to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will be arraigned for murder. The police boss said the suspects who were unleashing violent crimes on the state would not be allowed to go uncharged.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Imo CP Speaks On Punishment For Arrested ESN Members, Another Strike Begins In Kaduna

POLITICS

FG Step-In To Resolve The Issues Between NLC And Gov. Nasir El-Rufai

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has issued an update on the federal government's involvement in Kaduna State to avert another strike. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said on Tuesday that it will restart its suspended strike in the state, citing a breach of an agreement it reached with the state administration in May to terminate the strike.

  5 months ago ago
FG Step-In To Resolve The Issues Between NLC And Gov. Nasir El-Rufai

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Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Kaduna, Aisha Yesufu Hints On New Party

Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Kaduna. Photo Credit: Naija News The Nigeria Labour Congress, on Thursday, declared a five-day strike in Kaduna State to protest the mass sack of workers in the state by Governor Nasir El-Rufai. The decision was reached by the Central Working Committee of the NLC at a meeting in Abuja held at the Labour House.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide Strike Looms In Kaduna, Aisha Yesufu Hints On New Party

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Today's Headlines: Another Indefinite Strike Begins, ECOWAS Court Serves Hearing Notice To Buhari

Another Indefinite Strike Begins. (Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper) The Organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, will today (Tuesday) begin an indefinite strike in Nasarawa State due to poor workers’ welfare. Reports shows that workers are given poor treatment by the State Government.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Indefinite Strike Begins, ECOWAS Court Serves Hearing Notice To Buhari

POLITICS

President Buhari Presses Ceasefire on South-East Security, Labour Crisis In Kaduna State

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday met with the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige on the safety crisis within the South-east region and therefore the labour crisis in Kaduna state. Blueprint had reported how the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wrote President Buhari alleging that the Kaduna government had refused to suits the terms of agreement reached between the 2 parties brokered in April.

  5 months ago ago
President Buhari Presses Ceasefire on South-East Security, Labour Crisis In Kaduna State

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Labour begins Strike In Nasarawa, Outrage As FG Demolishes 12 Churches In Lagos

Photos Credit: Google Another Strike Begins Today The organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, will today (Tuesday) begin an indefinite strike in Nasarawa State due to poor workers’ welfare. Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Yusuf Iya, said this during a press briefing on Monday in Lafia, the state capital.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Labour begins Strike In Nasarawa, Outrage As FG Demolishes 12 Churches In Lagos

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Today's Headlines: Another Strike Begins In Kaduna State, Olusegun Obasanjo Mourns Felicia Adedoyin

Another Strike Begins In Kaduna State. The Nigeria Labour Congress, on Thursday, declared a definite strike in Kaduna State to protest the mass sack of workers in the state by Governor Nasir El-Rufai.Photo Credit: Twitter. The decision was reached by the Central Working Committee of the NLC at a meeting in Abuja held at the Labour House.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Strike Begins In Kaduna State, Olusegun Obasanjo Mourns Felicia Adedoyin

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Today's Headlines: NLC Threatens Fresh Nationwide Strike, Wole Soyinka Berates Buhari

NLC Threatens Fresh Nationwide Strike Over Kaduna MoU The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over non-implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Kaduna State government. The NLC also threatened a fresh nationwide strike in a letter addressed to President on Friday in Abuja.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NLC Threatens Fresh Nationwide Strike, Wole Soyinka Berates Buhari

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: Indefinite Strike Begins In Nasarawa , FG Appoints 300 Cash Monitors For NSIP

Another Indefinite Strike Begins Today The organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, will today (Tuesday) begin an indefinite strike in Nasarawa State due to poor workers welfare. (Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper) The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Yusuf Iya, said this during a press briefing on Monday in Lafia, the state capital.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Indefinite Strike Begins In Nasarawa , FG Appoints 300 Cash Monitors For NSIP

JUSTICE

El-Rufai Vs NLC: Retired FCT Chief Judge Appointed To Lead Inquiry Into The Union's Strike.

The Kaduna State Government has demanded the service of an ex-chief judge of the high court of Abuja, the federal capital territory, FCT, to conduct an inquiry into the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) strike of May, the cable.ng has reported. There have been a series of what seems like rifts, over time, between the Kaduna State government and the state chapter of the NLC following the State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, disengagement of 4,000 workers across the 23 LGAs in April, citing the state’s high wage bill as the reason for the decision.

  4 months ago ago
El-Rufai Vs NLC: Retired FCT Chief Judge Appointed To Lead Inquiry Into The Union's Strike.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Today's Headlines: Twitter Is IPOB Online Machine- Garba, NLC Threatens Another Nationwide Strike

Twitter Is IPOB Online Machine- Adamu Garba Former Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adamu Garba, has described Twitter as an online machine for the Indigenous People of Biafra. The Former Presidential Aspirant made the remark while commending the Nigerian Government for suspending the activities of Twitter in Nigeria.

  6 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Twitter Is IPOB Online Machine- Garba, NLC Threatens Another Nationwide Strike

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why Insecurity Persists -- Ayuba Wabba (NLC President)

According to Ayuba Wabba, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, insecurity would continue to exist in Nigeria, particularly in Kaduna State, due to the government's casual attitude toward the inhabitants' wellbeing. Insecurity is prospering in Nigeria, according to the NLC President, since many of the dependents of those who have been laid off are turning to crime as a means of livelihood, a trend that is unheard of in developed countries.

  5 months ago ago
Why Insecurity Persists -- Ayuba Wabba (NLC President)

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The NLC mobilizes for a new Kaduna strike, alleging that an agreement has been broken.

It was announced on Tuesday that the Nigeria Labour Congress would resume its previously postponed industrial action in Kaduna State in protest of the state's governor Nasir El-mass Rufai's administration's dismissal of workers and other anti-labor policies. The National Labor Congress (NLC), though it was not definitive, authorized its state councils and affiliate unions to mobilize and publicly engage with all employers of labor in the state over the most recent action.

  5 months ago ago
The NLC mobilizes for a new Kaduna strike, alleging that an agreement has been broken.