Atiku

2019 election: Vote out APC or face more job loss, Atiku to Labour

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has urged members of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to through their weight behind him in the coming election so as to create more jobs for them and the country. The former vice president who gave the pledge when he paid a personal visit to […]

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Nlc Protest, Labour leaders during the rally to create awareness on the new Minimum Wage for workers organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress

NLC: New tenure, same old problems

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the umbrella body of workers in the country, starts its delegates conference in Abuja today. Comrade Ayuba Wabba, and his executive council members are expected to be returned unopposed on the occasion. TONY AKOWE reports that old challenges await the leadership to confront. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will hold […]

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Nlc Protest, Labour leaders during the rally to create awareness on the new Minimum Wage for workers organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress

Minimum Wage: Academic Technologists storms NASS public hearing

AS the House of Representatives begins public hearing on the bill for a new minimum wage, National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, has mobilised its members to attend the public hearing at the National Assembly complex. Labour leaders during the rally to create awareness on the new Minimum Wage for workers organised by the Nigeria […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Minimum Wage: NLC mobilises, prepares to storm National Assembly on Monday

Members of the organised labour have vowed to moblise workers to the National Assembly to attend the Public Hearing on the new minimum wage bill scheduled to hold on Monday. Addressing journalists after a meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the President, Ayuba Wabba said that labour will be […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

We reject Buhari, other leaders who reject ₦30,000 minimum wage – Labour

Members of Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to quicken the process of the implementation of the ₦30,000 minimum wage, adding that they were ready to reject anybody who rejects the minimum wage. Also in Anambra State, NLC vowed not to vote for any political party […]

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Buhari inaugurate minimum wage

Minimum Wage: FG, Labour agree on Jan. 23 for transmission of bill

The Federal Government says the National Minimum Wage Bill will be transmitted to the National Assembly on or before Jan. 23, 2019. Labour leaders during the rally to create awareness on the new Minimum Wage for workers organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, said this while […]

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Minimum Wage: Labour, CSOs to commence nationwide protest Tuesday

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Monday said that its 36 state councils, affiliate unions and friendly groups like Civil Society Organisations, CSOs have mobilised for the commencement of nationwide mass protest over the inability of the Federal Government to transmit the ₦30,000 Minimum Wage bill to the National Assembly. NLC has also debunked newspaper report (not […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

FG, NLC meeting on minimum wage inconclusive, nationwide strike loom

The conciliatory meeting between Federal Government and leadership of Organised labour over the ₦30,000 minimum wage Friday night was inconclusive. The meeting had started at about 12:30pm Friday and was adjourned till 4.30pm to enable the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, attend another engagement at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was […]

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Federal Government

Minimum Wage: We’re meeting with labour to shelve strike – FG

The Federal Government, Wednesday, explained that the reason for the scheduled parley with executives of the organized labour was to avert the threat of industrial action over the new minimum wage of ₦30,000 But labour has also told the government that it has passed the stage of attending meetings with the government, contending that what […]

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Minimum wage: Labour kicks off indefinite strike Jan. 8

Following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has set Jan. 8 as date for the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike. NLC President Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the strike would be inevitable if nothing happened […]

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2019: Economy may soon face shutdown as deadline for new minimum wage expires

Barring any last minute change, the nation’s economy may witness total shutdown, following the inability of the Federal Government to meet up with the December 31, 2018, deadline by organised labour for the commencement of the implementation process of the N30,000 new minimum wage. Organised labour had through Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union […]

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We can’t afford to pay ₦30,000 minimum wage, Govs tell NLC

As a parting shot for year 2018, Nigerian governors on Monday reiterated their rejection of the demand by the Nigerian Labour Congress for the payment of ₦30,000 as minimum wage to workers, insisting that they had other competing needs to contain with and would therefore not use more than 50 percent of their income for […]

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