Ex-TUC president urges FG to borrow for capital projects, not consumption Mr Peter Esele, former President, Trade Union Congress (TUC) has requested the Federal Government to borrow for capital project, rather than for consumption. Esele, also a public affairs commentator, made the request on Wednesday, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin.
Everything seems not to be the same way they were in this country.Lot of things are happening in the country.Almost everyday people are being killed or kidnapped by the bandits or Boko Haram terrorists.
Good News to Ondo State Salary Earners Good News to Ondo State Salary Earners As Areas are to be Paid Before Easter
On Monday, 29th of March,2021, the Ondo State Organized Labour met with government representatives on the issue of salary payment.Present were the government Representatives in person of the Head of Service and accompanied by the special adviser on Union matters.
Tinubu: Why We Removed Amobode As Governor The National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Party and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has blamed poor leadership abilities as reasons why Ambode wasn't supported for a second term in office.
There is a controversy surrounding the increase in the price of Petroleum in the country.It's noteworthy that the government hasn't officially announced the increase of fuel price but it's pretty sad that petrol stations across the country have already increased their price.
Organised Labour led by the JNC, NLC and TUC today met with the Ondo State government’s representatives led by the Head of Service, Pastor Niran Adeyemo with the meeting deadlocked. In a bulletin issued by the labour after the meeting held inside the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s office today 2nd June, 2021, the two parties adjourned till Monday.
The Rivers State Governor, Chief Barr.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike have donated the sum of N50 million dollars to the Trade Union Congress, (TUC).The Governor made the presentation on Friday during the commissioning of the Rivers State Chapter of Trade Union Congress Secretariat.
NLC, TUC Sends Message To Speaker Organized labour union involving Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC yesterday asked the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to immediately kill what it described as “anti-masses” bills.
Many people have been reacting to another round of protests erupts in the Nigeria Capital City, Abuja on Wednesday.
Today the 10th day of March 2021,there is a peaceful protest ongoing in Ilorin, kwara state by the Organized Labour Unions which comprises of the Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Negotiating council(JNC). Recall that the Kwara State government allegedly pay workers on level 1
Insecurity: Aisha Yesufu Slams Nigeria Trade Unions, Says They Are Only Vocal When It Comes To Minimum Wage
She always hits the nail on the head. This is absolutely a right call or else the country falls into the total control of terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and rapists on the watch of APC goernment as the nation now lives on the authority of Presidency without the voice of the President. Aisha Yesufu has now called on Trade unions to come out and make demands. That they should be more vocal as well when it comes to demand for good governance not about minimum wage alone. She further reitrated that Kidnappers do
The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Nigeria has signed an Implementation Agreement (IA) with the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to further accelerate the elimination of child labour in the country. The NLC and TUC, being a significant part of the ILO’s tripartite partnership with workers’ representatives, government, and employers, are expected to collaborate with their affiliate unions and associations to implement the project
The organized labour in Nasarawa State has signed an agreement with the state government, to bring to an end the over two weeks industrial action embarked by workers to press in their demands. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Nasarawa State chapter chairman, Comrade Yusuf Iya, announced the truce with the government, during a meeting at the Government House, on Monday.
Why you should be prepared for the price of petrol in Nigeria to increase, according to the government
The Federal Government of Nigeria has told the people to be prepared, because the price will increase the price of petrol in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Petroleum Timipre Sylva, has called on Nigerians to prepare for the crisis that will follow the rise in petrol prices. Sylva is estimated to cost $ 60 billion in petrol in Nigeria, which has led to an increase in the price of petrol. He urged Nigerians to realize that there is no provision for petrol subsidies, in the 2021 budget so Nigerians must prepare
coordinated work including the Nigerian Labor Congress NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC have pronounced an uncertain strike in the state beginning from Tuesday. The Nasarawa state administrators of the NLC and TUC friend Yusuf Iya and Mohammed Doma individually made the announcement at a joint question and answer session on Monday in Lafia, the state capital.
Pictures of the ongoing Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress protest has surfaced online.The bodies are currently protesting over the alleged attempts by some elements at the National Assembly to remove the Minimum Wage from the Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent Legislative List.
After the approval of the 30,000 minimum wage by the Federal Government, Governor Wike substantially increased workers net take home pay (monthly salary) from 64,000 to 71,000 estimated after deductions. However, the bone of contention, between NLC and TUC versus Rivers State Government is on the basis of accurate calculations of minimum wage payment and the exclusion of NLC in the process. I can tell you authoritatively Governor Wike increased salaries across board. But yesterday 12/02/2021, Governor Wike approved
NLC "We will sacrifice our blood to oppose any system of government that oppresses and maims the poor .... Then we will go on strike to say that the #EndSARS protest is a child's play."
All Workers Will Stay At Home If TUC Chairman Is Not Released - NLC, TUC Threaten Cross River Government
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Cross River chapter said all workers should shut down, and stay at home if the abducted NLC chairman is not released within 24 hours.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has condemed the labour movement in Nigeria for their lack of concern to the continuous increase in the cost of pump price in petrol , electricity tariff and insecurity in the country.