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Apprehension as labour threatens nationwide strike

Some Nigerians have voiced their concerns over plans by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to embark on a nationwide strike on September 26, except government allows the tripartite committee to complete discussions on a new minimum wage.

President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, shortly after t [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Pan Africanism Conference: NUMSA Gen Sec kicks against capitalism

The General Secretary of the National Union of Metal workers of South Africa, NUMSA, Comrade Irvin Jim, has called for an organized working class to sustain the struggle against capitalism.

He made the call during his presentation at the 3rd Pan Africanism Today Conference, which held at Winneb [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Military rout Boko Haram terrorists in Damasak

Boko Haram terrorists met their waterloo in a foiled attack on Nigerian troops when they attacked a military base in Damasak, Borno state.

The deadly blow on the terrorists was contained in a statement by army spokesperson, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, “the troops engaged and subdued t [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Minimum wage: FCT workers back NLC 14-day ultimatum

Workers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have thrown their weight behind the 14 day ultimatum by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to the federal government, to conclude on a new wage bill, or face industrial action.

Speaking on the development, Mr. Bade Alaba, an information technology e [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


ILO lists achievements ahead of centenary celebrations

The International Labour Organization, ILO, has said as one of the oldest specialized UN agencies, it would in 2019 celebrate its Centenary with multiple events to highlight their achievements over the years across the globe.

This is contained in a release by the communication department of the [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


NLC wants benefits of 2,000 workers killed by insurgents paid

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned over the unpaid benefits of more than 2,000 workers killed in the ongoing insurgency in North East by their respective state governors.

NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, expressed the worry while speaking at the Employment and Decent Work for Peace: Natio [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Abuja security officers and alcohol abuse

The security of lives and property is the fundamental duty of government the world over, and a very sensitive aspect of society, hence the need to ensure that the welfare of security operatives are well taken care of.

In most climes, military and paramilitary officers including the police, are [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


British Council builds media capacity in Abuja

The British Council in Nigeria has organized a 2-day capacity building workshop for journalists and other media practitioners in Abuja to enhance their reportage in a fast paced digital era, especially with the general elections in 2019.

Head of Communications, British Council, Edemekong Uyoh, [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


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