News - NLC

NLC Condemns Plot To Arrest Kaduna Labour Leaders

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour congress is accusing the Kaduna state government of plotting to secure a court order to arrest all Labour leaders in the state Briefing journalists in Abuja at the end of its national executive council meeting on Thursday, NLC President Ayuba Wabba said all state chapters and unions are...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

1 month ago /
Politics 

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

NLC Backs Kachikwu/Baru Investigation

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has thrown its weight behind senate’s decision to investigate the face-off between minister of state for petroleum Ibe Kachikwu and the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru. NLC President Ayuba Wabba on the sidelines of an international conference on security in...

NLC Pickets MTN, AEPB Over Anti-Labour Practices

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says the management of the  Abuja Environmental Protection Board, , AEPB has thirty days to address all anti-labour practices or risk a shutdown. The ultimatum was issued when labour picketed the agency on Friday where all the workers were ordered out of their offices. NLC was also...

Unsafe workplace: organised Labour pickets Quarry companies in Cross River state

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour congress, NLC, has commenced picketing of quarries  and other construction companies in cross river state over their inability to provide basic safety measures for their employees.  The state chairman of NLC, comrade john Oshie who led the Organised Labour team to Akampa Local Government Area where most of...

Governor Umahi Fumes Over Illegal Allowance Collection

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has accused civil servants in the state of illegal collection of leave allowances from 2011 to 2015. He also said that he would report the issue to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) national leadership if the organised labour in the state failed to acknowledge the development...

MTN Has Been Evading Taxes - NLC

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says telecommunication giant, MTN has been involved in tax evasion and should be made to make remittances. The NLC president Ayuba Wabba said this during the public service international forum on tax justice system for youths in Africa. He said labour is pushing for all political office...

Benue Workers Commence Indefinite Strike

1 month ago /
Nation 

Civil servants in Benue State have commenced an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries. The state workers allege that they are being owed for seven months, while the local government workers claim they are owed for eleven months. The organized labour in the State has threatened to shut down financial institutions, markets and schools...

NLC Calls For Selfless Leadership, Unity

1 month ago /
Nation 

Leadership that is selfless and committed to improved living conditions for workers may be what is needed for Nigerians to live in peace and harmony. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ayuba Waba, said this at a workshop in Abuja organised as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th...

NLC President: Labour Will Insist On An Upward Review Of The Current Minimum Wage

2 months ago /
Nation 

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba says ten states in Nigeria are severely indebted in the payment of salaries and pensions inspite of governments bailout. The NLC president also said the labour movement will insist on an upward review of the current eighteen thousand naira minimum wage despite...

Oil Workers Boycott Meeting With Government

2 months ago /
Nation 

It appears the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG will carry out its strike threat following its boycott of a meeting scheduled for Tuesday with government. NUPENG, an affiliate of the united labour Centre, a group government is yet to recognize, had issued a seven-day ultimatum to downtools if...

NLC Rejects Morocco As ECOWAS Member

2 months ago /
International News 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, is asking the national assembly and the Nigerian government to reject ECOWAS moves to accept morocco as a member. NLC president Ayuba Wabba who made the appeal in Abuja at a two day workshop of the organisation of trade unions of west Africa said the congress...

ILO, NLC, Say Africa Looses $50 Billion To Looting Annually

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Africa looses over fifty billion dollars annually to looting through tax evasion with more than half of the amount from Nigeria. The director, international labour organization in charge of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, and sierra-Leone, Dennis Zulu who said this believes only a quick implementation of the African union report on illicit...

BREAKING: ASUU Shuns Meeting With FG

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to reporters that the union will not attend the meeting. According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and submitted a proposal...

ASUU Strike: FG, Lecturers Meet Over Industrial Action

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government will today be meeting with lectures in Abuja, this is in a bid to resolve the ongoing industrial action by the  Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The meeting was called by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, following the failure of ASUU to get...

BREAKING: NLC Conference Turns Rowdy Over Restructuring

3 months ago /
Nation 

A conference of the National Labour Congress (NLC) holding in Abuja has turned into a rowdy session. The forum, which held on Wednesday to discuss the restructuring of Nigeria, is being attended by eminent Nigerians including the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III. The fracas followed the comment made by a former governor of...

NLC Criticises Bailout For DISCOS

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress has criticized the  thirty  eight billion naira bailout to electricity distribution companies. NLC President Ayuba Wabba also blamed the country’s leadership for poor policy formulation and infrastructure deficit. Wabba was speaking in Abuja at the inauguration of executive members  of labour correspondents association of Nigeria. Other speakers called for...

Ondo NULGE Support Full Autonomy For Council Administration

3 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the Nigeria Union Of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Ondo state have taken to the streets of Akure, the state capital in a peaceful demonstration to the state house of assembly, in support of full autonomy for council administration in Nigeria.  The union members argued that it is high...

United Labour Congress Threatens Nationwide Strike

3 months ago /
Nation 

Joe Ajaero led group of workers have issued a two-week ultimatum to the federal government to meet its demands, failure of which it would call out members to embark on a nationwide strike. The group a break away from the NLC, known as the United Labour Congress is demanding that...

Akwa Ibom: NLC On Ruling Class

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria labour congress president Ayuba Wabba has called on Nigerians to be wary of efforts by a segment of the ruling class to disintegrate the country by their continuous calls for restructuring.  Wabba told workers to be politically conscious and obtain their voter cards to enable them vote out such...


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