TUC Threatens Nationwide Shutdown over Cybersecurity Levy

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has threatened to shut down Nigeria’s economy if the Federal Government fails to reverse the cybersecurity levy introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Reacting to the directive from the CBN to commercial banks and other financial institutions, the congress in a statement today signed by its president, Festus Osifo, […]

Organised Labour proposes N615,000 as new Minimum Wage

Organised Labour has demanded N615,000 as the new minimum wage for workers to cope with the many economic realities and high cost of living in Nigeria. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) who confirmed the development yesterday, said the new wage of N615,000 monthly was reached after consultations between the NLC and the […]

TUC pulls out of NLC’s two-day nationwide protest

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has “backed out” of the planned two-day nationwide protest between 27th and 28th February, in parts of the country over sundry economic issues. Its Vice-President, Tommy Etim, said the decision – as announced by the NLC – was not taken collectively by both unions.  TUC Secretary General Nuhu Toro, in […]

NAFDAC to reverse ban on sachet alcohol

Members of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has given the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) 14 days to reverse its ban on sachet alcohol. The association, an affiliate of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), issued the threat during a protest at the NAFDAC headquarters in […]

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The Federal Government has WITHDRAWN its suit against the Nigeria Labour Congressand the Trade Union Congress.The Federal Ministry of Justice in a letter dated August 7, 2023, and addressed to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