Ekiti Assembly sacks workers as Labour protests…

Twenty-one members of Ekiti State House of Assembly Service Commission have been sacked for sundry offences including irregular appointment, absenteeism, and other allegations that contravened the condition of service. Chairman of the Commission, Honourable Taiwo Olatunbosun stated this in a statement in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday. Honourable Olatunbosun said the decision was taken in compliance with…

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: Ex-Minister of Labour, Emeka Wogu reacts to emergence...

Emeka Wogu, former Nigeria Minister of Labour and Productivity, has reacted to the emergence of Professor George Obiozor as the new President General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Recall that two different elections held on Saturday and Sunday produced Chidi Ibeh and George Obiozor as the President Generals of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Reacting,…

Labour, OPS, others howl as FG raises electricity tariff…

…Hike ranges from 10% to 121.5% …We’ll resist it — NLC …Another betrayal of trust — TUC …Increase’ll impede growth of real sector — NACC …MAlWrong timing — CISLAC …Electricity pricing needs strategic approach — LCCI …PDP rejects hike, says it’ll worsen hardship …50% tariff hike not true, Presidency Source By Udeme Akpan, Victor Young,…

Electricity Tariff Hike: NERC conniving with service providers against Nigerians—...

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has rejected the new hike in electricity tariff by the Federal Government, noting that the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, was conniving with electricity providers against Nigerians, and undermining the system and ongoing negotiations. The union said Organised  Labour would resist the new hike, as it would kill…

My plans for NULGE —Ambali…

Tribune Online My plans for NULGE —Ambali As the National Delegates Conference (NDC) of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) commences today in Lagos and climaxes with the election of its National President tomorrow (Wednesday), the leading candidate and current National Treasurer of the Union, Comrade Ambali Akeem Olatunji, from Ogun State, speaks on…

Ambali, 4 others jostle for NULGE president at Lagos NDC…

Tribune Online Ambali, 4 others jostle for NULGE president at Lagos NDC The battle to replace the late President of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibraheem Khaleel, popularly called Mr. Autonomy intensified, as the Union holds its National Delegates’ Conference (NDC), in Lagos, next week. The election to have a substantive NULGE…

Labour threatens shipping companies over unfair practices…

•Seeks dredging of Calabar Ports By Victor Ahiuma-Young MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, have decried alleged unfair Labour practices by shipping companies operating in Nigeria, warning the companies to end perceived anti-Labour policies and practices to avoid the wrath of organized Labour. At the Union’s National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Lagos, it’s President-General,…

FG, Labour resume talks over fuel price hike, electricity tariff…

The federal government and the leadership of organised labour have resumed talks over the recent hike in the price of fuel and electricity tariff. Monday’s meeting comes two weeks after both parties adjourned to enable wider consultations, especially as labour insisted on reversal of prices for any meaningful dialogue to hold. In their opening remarks,…

Insecurity: Nigerians have lost faith in govt, says Labour

By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja An affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Thursday said that Nigerians have lost faith in the ability of the Federal Government and security agencies to secure lives and properties in the country. The union’s National President, Comrade Makolo Hassan, said…

Is Accountant-General of Federation a civil servant or political appointee?…

Accountant-General of Federation, AGF, Alhaji Ahmed Idris •Petitions SGF, HoS, alleges breach of civil service rules •AGF, a political appointee, not a civil servant —Official By Victor Ahiuma-Young Is the Accountant-General of Federation, AGF, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, who was on June 25, 2019, reappointed AGF for another four years, and clocked 60 years old on…

FG to deliver over 1,000 gas-powered buses to organized labour...

Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State, Petroleum Resources. By Michael Eboh Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday, disclosed that the Federal Government would be handing over a total of 1,000 gas-powered buses to organized labour. Speaking during the launch of the National Gas Expansion Programme, NGEP, in Abuja, by President Muhammadu…

Stakeholders identify improved salaries for judges, others as panacea to...

Tribune Online Stakeholders identify improved salaries for judges, others as panacea to official corruption in judiciary THE Fourth National Delegates Conference of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) ended in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, at the weekend with major highlights on judicial autonomy, financial independence of the judiciary, improved salary for judges and other…