By Adejumo Enock The Deputy National President of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Chika Onuegbu, is dead. Onuegbu was said to have passed on the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness. Punch reported that the State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Mrs. Beatrice Itubo, confirmed Onuegbu’s death to its correspondent on Saturday. […]
By Onwuka Gerald Niger State’s Labour Unions have requested for an urgent special prayer session seeking divine intervention especially in areas of the country frequently attacked by insurgents, bandits and kidnappers. This disclosure was contained in a press statement jointly signed by the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Yakubu Garba and Trade […]
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Sunday pleaded with the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress to give room for enough time for negotiations with the executive arm of government over the proposed industrial action for commencement on Monday. He made this appeal during a meeting with the President of […]
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Friday urged the Federal Government to urgently conclude discussion on the new minimum wage and commence implementation across board. The TUC Chairman, Lagos State Chapter, Mr Gbenga Ekundayo, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Ekundayo said […]
Following the verdict of the Industrial Court judgement, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reinstated the former Trade Union Congress (TUC) Chairman, Kolawole Olaiya, into the civil service. Olaiya, a lawyer, was sacked from the state civil service in February 2016 by the Governor Ayo Fayose administration which accused him of political […]
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have jointly asked President Muhammadu Buhari to triple the minimum wage of workers to N56, 000 per month. The current national minimum wage is N18, 000, and raising it by another 200 percent would bring the wage to N54,000 – just N2,000 less […]
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