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UNICEF Expresses Readiness To Release About Six Hundred Women, Children, Elderly Men In Military Detention In Nigeria

UNICEF Expresses Readiness To Release About Six Hundred Women, Children, Elderly Men In Military Detention In Nigeria

By Winifred Bulus The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has expressed its determination to rescue about six hundred women, children and elderly men from military detention in Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria to reunite them with their families. This was contained in a press statement issued by the organization which revealed efforts made to reunite the detainees […]

Unemployment: Establish Africa Skills Development Fund, Nigeria Urges U.S

  Nigeria has called on the United States to assist in establishing an Africa Skills Development Fund to facilitate the training of skilled manpower from the army of unemployed African youth. Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige made the call while speaking on Day Two of the Labour and Trade Ministerial Roundtable of […]

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NLC Calls For Abolition Of Security Vote, Immunity

Abuja (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the abolition of security vote for the president and governors in the country. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said on Tuesday in Abuja that security vote had become an avenue for siphoning public funds. “The issue of security vote is another form of corruption; in […]

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Federal Government And PENGASSAN Resolves To End Strike

Abuja (Nigeria) – Based on an understanding at a two day dialogue meeting between the federal government and Leadership of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), have urged members of PENGASSAN to as a matter of urgency suspend its national strike which commenced on Thursday 7, 2016, in accordance with provision […]

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President Buhari Begs Doctors To Cancel Planned Strike

Abuja (Nigeria) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has pled with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to cancel its proposed strike and give the Federal Government time to address their grievances. Buhari made the plead at a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) at the State House, Abuja Statement by […]

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Nigeria: Labour Union Plans One Day Strike Over Fuel Scarcity, Electricity Tariff

Abuja (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will declare a one-day national warning strike over the current fuel scarcity and non reduction of electricity tariff. NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this while addressing newsmen during the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the congress in Abuja. He accused the Buhari-led All Progressives […]

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You Can’t Intimidate, Blackmail Us — Nigerian Workers Tell El-Rufai

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) Kaduna state chapter, say they will continue to demand for the rights of workers in the midst of blackmail and intimidation in the state. In a statement, NLC Chairman, Adamu Ango and his TUC counterpart, Shehu Mohammad, the duo said, […]

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Labour Vs El-Rufai: Nigerian Workers To Converge On Kaduna On Solidarity — The Penmaster

Following alleged anti-labour policies of Governor Nasir-El-Rufai in the governance of Kaduna State, the TUC and NLC are now poised to mobilize their members from other parts of the country to Kaduna in solidarity with their colleagues. To this end, a 7-day ultimatum has already been handed down to the Governor to drop the policies […]

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