Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Labour Congress’

NLC Warns Kano Govt Against Deduction Of Workers Salary

By Adejumo Enock The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)has called on Kano State Government to halt the deductions of workers salary in the state. NLC said the Kano state government should stop the deduction or face resistance from the workers. The state NLC Chairman, Alhaji Kabiru Ado disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the NLC Secretariat […]

NLC Chides Aliko Dangote, Saraki Over Calls to Sell National Assets

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) crit­ics and said it is unac­ceptable, the recent calls by Alhaji Aliko Dangote for the sale of the national share holdings in the LNLG and the suggestion by the Sen­ate President that the shares, along with other sovereign assets in the oil and aviation sectors, should be sold as a […]

Minimum Wage Committee Begins Deliberations

Mr Chris Onyedika, Acting General Secretary of a faction of the NLC and a member of the 15-man committee, also confirmed that it had started deliberations on the agreement reached between the Federal Government and factions of the Nigerian Labour Congress in May, this year. “The 15-man committee will review the Federal Government’s liberalisation of […]


BY A.D AMANFO Esq. The phrase ‘Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face’ is known to have been used in the 12th century. It may be associated with the numerous legends of pious women disfiguring themselves in order to protect their virginity. As opaque as this may sound, history is however repeating itself […]

Removal of Fuel Subsidy, A Victory for Nigerians – CSO’s

Against the backdrop of threats from Senators and certain groups arising from the government’s decision to remove petrol subsidy, Civil Society Organisations including Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) have promised total support for the decision. The group led by its National Coordinator, Comrade Philip Agbese has also taken a swipe at the groups which they said […]

NLC, TUC Ask Buhari to Triple Minimum Wage

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 […]