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NLC Cancels Planned Nationwide Protest Over Subsidy Removal

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has shelved its planned nationwide protest over planned hike in the pump price of petrol by the Federal Government. reports has it that the labour had scheduled a nationwide protest for Jan. 27 and a national protest for Feb. 2 , to oppose government planned hike in pump price of petrol. But the federal government on Monday announced that it had also suspended the planned removal […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 1


Labour Rejects Plans To Slash Workers Salaries

Organised Labour yesterday condemned and rejected plans by the federal government to slash workers’ salaries, warning that such careless statement could set the nation’s on fire. Labour in a statement by the President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Minister of Finance to order before she sets Nigeria on fire with her careless statements. Reacting to the statement credited to the Finance […]

todayMay 6, 2021 2


No Fuel Price Increase Without Fixing Refineries, Says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress says it has listed key issues that should be addressed before the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will adjust the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol. It specifically stated that one of such items was that the oil firm must fix the country’s refineries in order to cut down on the importation of refined petroleum products by NNPC into Nigeria. The Deputy President, NLC, […]

todayApril 28, 2021 23


BREAKING: NLC Chairman Kidnapped in Cross River State

Chairman of Cross River state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ben Ukpekpi has been kidnapped. According to reports reaching Sdb News, Ukpekpi was kidnapped while standing in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate, Akpabuyo, in the outskirt of Calabar with his wife around 8pm on Sunday, March 21, 2021. The abductors took him away through the river at the bridge head at Atimbo. Ukpekpi’s son quickly […]

todayMarch 22, 2021 6


NLC Embarks on Nationwide Protest Today

THE Nigerian Labour Congress will today (Wednesday) hold a nationwide protest over moves by the National Assembly to remove the national minimum wage from the exclusive to the concurrent legislative list. The congress in an invitation to journalists on Tuesday said the protest would hold in the 36 states’ Houses of Assembly and at the National Assembly in Abuja. It added that the protest would start from the Unity Fountain, […]

todayMarch 10, 2021 1


Don’t just fight for salary review, save Nigeria – CSO tells Labour, Trade Unions

A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in its project tagged “Say No Campaign,” has called on labour leaders as well as their Trade Union counterpart to go beyond their core mandates of seeking increment in wages and other welfare packages for their members and show interest to wider concerns of the society. The CSOs also urged them to use their influence and evoke accountability from relevant government institutions for the […]

todayMarch 1, 2021 2