Posts Tagged ‘NLC President’

Ecobank under fire over sack of workers

ganized labour on Thursday stormed the Victoria Island headquarters of Ecobank Plc to protest the alleged sack of workers. They accused the management of the bank of sacking 1000 workers without paying commensurate benefits. Those relieved of their duties accused the management of the bank of unfair labour practice; such as unfriendly environment, victimization of […]

I never invited thugs to attack Labour leaders, says Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied inviting thugs to attack members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas who picketed his residence over his refusal to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). The Minister, in a statement by his Special […]

Minimum Wage: NLC reveal organizations exempted from paying workers N30,000

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has declared that the new minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, was binding on all employers of labour in the country. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said this while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday. According to him, only employers whose workers […]

Reject IMF’s Petroleum subsidy removal, NLC cautions FG

Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, gave the advice at a news conference on Saturday in Abuja. The news conference was tagged: “Public Declaration of Nigeria’s Host of the 6th African Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, Sept. 23 to Sept. 25 and Inauguration of Local Organising Committee (LOC). Wabba said that the continued devaluation of the […]

NLC Blast Amosun Over Threat to Disgrace Members

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has chided the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, over a statement credited to him in which he threatened to disgrace its leadership for insisting to embark on a protest on Tuesday in the state. NLC President Ayuba Wabba in a statement, Friday, said the governor’s threats will not deter […]

NLC on ‘rescue mission’ for Ogun workers, berates Amosun

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it must rescue Ogun workers from some alleged anti-labour practices of the state governor, Mr Ibikunle Amosun. Mr Ayuba Wabba, the NLC President made the position of the congress known in a statement on Friday night in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]