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    Apprehension As Mass Sack Looms In Oil Sector

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    In the last couple of weeks, the minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige has met several times with workers in the oil sector under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in an attempt to assure them that despite threats from oil companies to lay off workers,…

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  • PIC. 5. THE NEWLY ELECTED NLC PRESIDENT, COMRADE AYUBA WABBA, GIVING HIS ACCEPTANCE SPEECH
AT THE 11TH NLC DELEGATES CONFERENCE IN ABUJA ON SATURDAY (14/3/15).
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    NLC Rejects Re-introduction Of Toll Gates

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    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the proposed re-introduction of toll gates on the nation’s highway by the Federal Government. The NLC in a communique issued at the end of its emergency, Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Abuja, said it had noted with disappointment, the plan of government to re-introduce toll gates on…

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    PMB Needs Our Support – PDP Chieftain

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    A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Aliyu Wuya, has urged the party to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the interest of the country, rather than trying to distract it Wuya, who stated this in a statement, said the PDP should not forget it contributed to the difficult economic challenge…

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    ‘Most Job Intervention Agencies Are Mere Distractions’

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    In this interview with Michael Oche, Hajiya Hadiza Bulama, a job creation expert who retired as a deputy director at the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) says women must be empowered if the battle against unemployment must be won. She also advised the new administration to fix decayed infrastructure for tremendous turnaround in the job…

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    Run A lean Govt, NLC Tells Buhari

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    The deputy president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), comrade Peters Adeyemi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to run an over bloated government, saying the new government can cut cost by running a lean government Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, Adeyemi said it is unfortunate that most states cannot pay salaries of workers. He…

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    Judicial Autonomy: 9 States Still On Strike – JUSUN

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    The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has disclosed that judiciary workers across nine states of the federation are still on strike to press home their demands for financial autonomy. The union listed the states as Edo, Nasarawa, Plateau, Enugu, Cross Rivers , Ondo, Ekiti, Adamawa and Taraba The union also described as unfortunate comments…

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    Unpaid Salaries: Workers Plan To Ambush Outgoing Govs

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    As the May 29 handover day draws closers, The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that it will use any legal means possible to pressure outgoing state governors owing their workers to pay up before handing over. Michael Oche and Taiwo Ogunmola-Omilani write With less than two weeks to the change of guard at federal…

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    NLC Calls For Investigation Into Burnt P/Harcourt Office

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    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its River State Council to invite the police to do a thorough investigation into the fire incident that gutted its Port Harcourt office. The union in a statement by its General Secretary, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson stated that invaluable documents and materials were destroyed in the fire. The statement…

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    An Insider’s Account Of The NLC Crisis

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    Comrade Sunday Alhassan is the national president of the National Union of Postal and Telecommunication Employees (NUPTE). In this interview with MICHAEL OCHE, he gave an expose’ into what led to the factional leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Labour Congress . The division within the NLC manifested at the May Day where some aggrieved members…

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