Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide urges South Eastern Nigerians not to partake in planned national protest

Ohaneze Ndigbo

Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, the socio-political group of Nigerians of southeast extraction on Monday in Enugu directed that Nigerians from the geopolitical zone should not partake in a planned national protest. Its President-General, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, who gave the directive said he had received entreaties requesting him to call Nigerians from the geopolitical zone to join […]

Protesters tear-gassed as they target embassies in DR Congo

Riot police are cracking down on a small number of protesters who are sporadically grouping outside foreign embassies in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa. The demonstrators accuse Western diplomats of being accomplices to Rwanda, which they accuse of backing the M23 rebel group that is destabilising the east of DR Congo. Rwanda has […]

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The Federal Government has WITHDRAWN its suit against the Nigeria Labour Congressand the Trade Union Congress.The Federal Ministry of Justice in a letter dated August 7, 2023, and addressed to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 […]

After meeting with Tinubu, Labour calls off protests

The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) led by its President, Comrade Joe Ajaero, and that of Trade Union Congress, Comrade Festus Usifo, held a meeting with President Bola Tinubu Wednesday evening at the State House, Abuja. After discussion with President Tinubu, the Labour Leaders resolved to stop further protest, and opted for further constructive […]

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 […]