FG makes a U-turn, withdraws suit against NLC,TUC for protesting.

The Federal Government has WITHDRAWN its suit against the Nigeria Labour Congressand the Trade Union Congress.The Federal Ministry of Justice in a letter dated August 7, 2023, and addressed to theNigeria Labour Congress, said the contempt proceedings filed against the congress forembarking on a nationwide protest last week Wednesday had been overtaken by events andsuch […]

NLC Insists No Going Back As Nationwide Protest Begins Wednesday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is not backing down on a nationwideprotest over the hike in the pump price of petrol and other issues, describingreports suggesting otherwise as the handiwork of “fifth columnists”.In a statement late Tuesday, the body said though it held a meeting with theFederal Government, the mass action will hold […]

Employers’ Association calls for rethink over NLC proposed protest

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Sunday said therewas urgent need to protect the objectives of sustainable enterprise, decent workand national development.NECA’s Director-General, Mr Adewale-Smatt Oyerinde, said this in a statement,in view of the proposed Aug. 2, protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress.Oyerinde expressed worry over what he described as the parlous state of […]