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The Kogi State Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Gabriel Amari, has described the increase in electricity tariffs by the Federal Government as a daylight robbery on Nigerians. Amari stated this on Monday when organised labour picketed the office of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company in Lokoja. The NLC Chairman appealed to the government to reverse the electricity […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday, shut the gates of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company in Ilorin, Kwara State seeking the reversal of the electricity tariff earlier imposed. The Labor Unions who were at the IBEDC offices in Challenge and Baboko market areas in Ilorin as early as 7 am locked the gates leading to […]

Workers have stormed various offices of electricity distribution companies to protest over the Band A tariff hike. The workers, under the aegis of the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, thronged the offices of the DisCos on Monday, preventing workers from resuming work for the day. In Lagos, the workers were sighted at […]

Femi Falana, a human rights lawyer, expressed his support for the planned protest at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission headquarters and offices of the Electricity Distribution Companies across the country on Monday over the increase in electricity tariff. The Organised labour under the auspices of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, had […]

A former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ali Ciroma, is dead. Ciroma died at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno State capital, on Tuesday. A family member, who is also the Secretary of the Borno State Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ali Ibrahim Ciroma, announced the death of the unionist in a […]

After the NLC invaded its offices on Wednesday, the leadership of the Labour Party has officially asked relevant government organizations to intervene urgently to protect the party from further attacks by the Nigeria Labour Congress. They sent four separate letters to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume; and the Attorney General, requesting help.

Today, the Nigeria Labour Congress went to the national headquarters of the Labour Party in Abuja to oppose the party’s upcoming national convention at the end of this month. The union also called for the removal of the National Chairman of the party, Julius Abure. The NLC leadership accused Abure of intending to hold a “secret” convention […]

The National President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, has called on the Federal Government to pay the four months withheld salaries of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational Associated Institutions. This was in reaction to the seven-day warning strike that SSANU/NASU began on Monday. The Joint Action Committee […]

The Nigerian Labour Congress has distanced itself from the N500,000 proposed as the new minimum wage. The NLC clarified that it has not taken a position on the amount to be submitted to the tripartite committee. The committee is responsible for setting a new minimum wage for workers. President of NLC, …