News - NLC

NLC Condemns Attack On Port Harcourt Court

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the attacks by hoodlums and their sponsors on the High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, last week.

Minimum Wage Demand Loud At Labour Day Celebration

1 month ago /
Nation 

The renewed agitation for an upward review of National Minimum Wage has brought the country’s federal structure under scrutiny yet again.  

Nigerians Mark International Workers Day

1 month ago /
Nation 

It’s May 1st, workers in Nigeria and around the world are taking the day off in observance of the official workers day, also known as International Labour Day.

Buhari Mourns Senator Bukar

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, and other community members to observe the third day prayers for Late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, his own Senatorial District.

Buhari Extols Oshiomhole On 66th Birthday

2 months ago /
Entertainment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) family in congratulating party stalwart and former Governor of Edo State, Comrade  Adams Oshiomhole on his birthday.

CSO Roundtable Slam Jumbo Pay For Legislators

2 months ago /

The Jumbo emoluments earned by serving legislators has attracted some concerns and this time attention is drawn to the negative effect it is having on the development of the states.

Australia Test Cricket Captain Gets One Test Match Ban

2 months ago /
Sports  

Australia Test Cricket Captain, Steve Smith, has been banned for one test match and stood down as skipper of Indian Premier League team following a ball tampering incident on day three of their match with South Africa by team mate, Camron Bancroft.

35 Political Parties Join Forces For 2019

2 months ago /
Nation 

Thirty-five political parties under the aegis of coalition for new Nigeria, CNN, have joined forces with the national intervention movement also known as the third force, to launch a grand political coalition, on the future of Nigeria.

Federal Government Assures Labour Of New Minimum Wage

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has assured Nigerian workers of government’s commitment to a new national minimum wage before the end of the year.

Falana, Olorode Blast Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight

3 months ago /
Nation 

The anti-corruption efforts of the Buhari-led government have come under hard knocks with a demand that the administration should give a public account of billions of Naira so far recovered.

Buhari Congratulates NLC On 40th Anniversary

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated  the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on its 40th anniversary.

Jega, Oshiomhole Urge Labour To Venture Into Politics

3 months ago /
Nation 

Immediate past chairman of the independent national electoral commission and past president of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, professor Attahiru Jega is pushing for Labour Leaders to venture into politics to understand better the end result of workers agitation for welfare.

Labour Advocates Uniform National Minimum Wage

3 months ago /
Nation 

The founding president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Hassan Sunmonu wants the Nigerian government to expedite action in creating a national base line for  states to peg salaries and earnings for workers in both public and private sectors.

Former President Abubakar Visits Buhari

4 months ago /
Nation 

Former President, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.The meeting which held on Tuesday lasted for about 25 minutes.The former president, however, did not say why he was at the villa or what he discussed with President Buhari....

Labour Condemns Wage Disparity In Federal Civil Service

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress is unhappy with the wage disparity in the federal civil service.

Irate Youths Protest Death Of Commercial Driver In Benin

4 months ago /
Nation 

There was pandemonium at the Igun axis of third east circular road in the Edo State capital, Benin City on Tuesday as youths protested the killing of a commercial driver  allegedly by Police. The angry youths barricaded  Ikpoba slope and other adjoining roads  causing heavy vehicular and human traffic. According to  eye...

Workers Restate Demand For Pay Rise

4 months ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba says the Nigeria worker cannot afford another year of delay in the implementation of a new minimum wage.

Oyo Workers Commence Three-Day Warning Strike

4 months ago /
Nation 

The three labour centres in Oyo State which includes: the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), have directed workers in the state to stay off their duty posts for three days, starting from Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Commencing the three-day warning strike...

Labour Denounces Kaduna Protest Ban By Police

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says it has credible information that the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has mobilised thugs to disrupt workers peaceful protest billed for Thursday A statement by NLC president Ayuba Wabba on Wednesday says the commissioner of police , Kaduna state command does not...

Police, Kaduna Govt Threaten To Arrest NUT Members Over Planned Protest

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command and the state government have warned members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) against embarking on any illegal procession or protest around the state or engaging in any act that violates the law or threatens the peace of the state. The warning came against the...


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