Posts Tagged ‘Labour’

NNPC Boss Commends Labour For Suspending Planned Strike

by Gerald Onwukaon September 28, 2020
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Mele Kyari commended the decision of labour leaders on suspending their initial planned strike action. He gave the disclosure via his twitter handle on Monday. He lauded the union’s management for choosing and making the right decision concerning the issue. “I totally understand the complexities […]

Minimum wage: Niger begs labour to halt planned strike

by Seun Adeuyion February 4, 2020
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello has appealed to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress to shelve its planned strike for peace and industrial harmony. The organised labour in the state had on January 14 given a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to implement the new N30, 000 minimum wage. Bello in a […]

Nigeria’s employers’ union raises alarm over VAT hike

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 22, 2019
Nigeria’s employers union has warned the Federal Government not to go ahead with a proposal to increase the Value-Added Tax (VAT) charged in the country. On March 19, the government announced that a new VAT regime might be put in place after the nation’s upper legislative chamber approved a long-awaited new minimum wage of N30, […]

Labour Groups to FG: How can you Owe me and don’t wan’t me to tell the world?

by Breaking Timeson October 20, 2017
Labour officials have faulted the plan by the federal government to implement the ‘No work No pay” rule over workers’ strikes in Nigeria, PREMIUM TIMES reports. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, announced the plan after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council last week Wednesday, against the backdrop of a spate of […]

FLASH | FG Drags NLC, TUC TO Court .. Seeks to Stop Labour Protests

by Breaking Timeson May 17, 2016
THE Federal Government has dragged the NLC, TUC and their affiliates before the National Industrial Court seeking to stop the looming strike threatened by the  Labour group over the fuel pump price increment. As at the time of filing in this report, the Attorney General of the Federation,  Abubakar Malami SAN is arguing the experte […]