Strike Must Commence On Monday -NLC

Despite the fresh interim order obtained by the Federal Government from a National Industrial Court restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), and Trade Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on a planned nationwide strike, the Nigerian Labour movement has said the industrial action over the recent fuel price hike and increase in electricity tariff would go […]

Court Stops NLC, TUC’s Planned Strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria has ordered the organised labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress not to embark on its indefinite strike scheduled to commence on November 6. Justice Sanusi Kado, on Friday, gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte application moved on behalf of the […]

FG Begs Health Workers To End Strike

The Federal Government has appealed to the striking members of the Joint Health Sector Unions to return to work. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige made the appeal in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Director of Press in the ministry. Ngige said he was surprised that the […]

Srike continues–Doctors…Refuse to call off strike despite 13-hour meeting

The Nation’s health sector may be heading for total collapse as the National Association of Resident Doctors Thursday refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal Government. According to reports, the meeting, which held at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja,  ended in the early hours of Thursday, had in […]

Striking Doctors

Resident Doctors Declare’s indefinite strike, reject FG’s offer

Resident Doctors this morning announced that they have commenced indefinite strike. The doctors under the umbrella of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD who had last week met with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole where government made some offers to them said they […]

ASUU strike would soon be over-FG

While the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) continues to bite hard, the Federal Government yesterday has expressed optimism that the industrial action would soon be over. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Clement Illo, told newsmen in Abuja, the Nigerian capital that the government was positive that […]

Sales of Asset: Nationwide Strike Looms As Oil workers Threaten to Down Tools

Sales of Asset: Nationwide Strike Looms As Oil workers Threaten to Down Tools Barring any last minute change in its decision,  Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) may shut down the country if the Federal Government should carry out its plan to sell national […]