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Breaking: Labour kicks off indefinite strike, shuts govt owned offices, hospitals

Breaking: Labour kicks off indefinite strike, shuts govt owned offices, hospitals

Breaking: Labour kicks off indefinite strike, shuts govt owned offices, hospitals Following the state government’s appointment of politicians as executive directors in government parastatal in the state, the organised Labour has embarked on an indefinite strike, The decision, according to the workers was prompted by a perceived violation of civil service laws, as they shut down government offices and hospitals.. Our Correspondent who visited the the gates under lock and key, including health care facilities across the 25 Local Government Areas of Niger State. The Niger State Governor, Umar Bago, had earlier appointed several persons to assume duty as executive…
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Borrow a Leaf from NSA Ribadu, Ibadin Advises Security Agencies

Borrow a Leaf from NSA Ribadu, Ibadin Advises Security Agencies

Borrow a Leaf from NSA Ribadu, Ibadin Advises Security Agencies Sequel to what has been described as uncommon display of maturity and professionalism by the National Security Adviser (NSA) Mallam Nuhu Ribadu over the recent attack on the President of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Owerri, a security analyst and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Badinson Security Limited, Mr. Matthew Ibadin has commended the NSA even as he has encouraged him to do more for Nigeria in a manner reminiscent of the solid foundation he laid for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as its pioneer Chairman/Chief Executive Officer.…
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BREAKING: NLC, TUC Makes U-turn On Strike, Gives Reason

BREAKING: NLC, TUC Makes U-turn On Strike, Gives Reason

BREAKING: NLC, TUC Makes U-turn On Strike, Gives Reason The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on Wednesday night suspended the ongoing strike. The unions said the suspension followed the intervention of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu. Our correspondent gathered that the meeting which commenced at a few minutes past 7 pm lasted for close to one hour during which various affiliates and state chapters reviewed the outcome of the meeting held between the leaders of the organised labour and Ribadu. The National Deputy Vice-President of the TUC, Tommy Etim, made this…
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How Joe Ajaero, Labour President was arrested, whisked away by heavily armed officers

How Joe Ajaero, Labour President was arrested, whisked away by heavily armed officers

How Joe Ajaero, Labour President was arrested, whisked away by heavily armed officers Benson Upah, media head of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has confirmed that the President of the Union, was arrested bysecurity operatives in Owerri, the State's capital. According to Upah, Ajaero was picked up from the state council secretariat of the NLC by heavily armed police officers. “President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero was picked up a few minutes ago from NLC state council secretariat by heavily armed policemen in Owerri and taken to an unknown destination,” he said. On October 30, the NLC…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Hails FG, Labour for reaching truce on strike            …says vote of N100 billion for CNG mass transit buses commendable

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Hails FG, Labour for reaching truce on strike …says vote of N100 billion for CNG mass transit buses commendable

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Hails FG, Labour for reaching truce on strike …says vote of N100 billion for CNG mass transit buses commendable Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has appreciated the agreement reached by the Federal government and the Organized Labour which led the suspense of the planned industrial strike action, saying it saved the nation from going into economic shocks. He said that dialogue and reasoning prevailed. Kalu's appreciation was contained in his opening remarks at Tuesday plenary session which he presided. The Deputy Speaker also commended the federal government for accepting to vote N100…
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