The National Economic Council, which comprises Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors, has endorsed plans by the Federal Government to sell some national assets as part of efforts to address the current economic recession in the country.
Former and present Group Managing Directors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have expressed fears that the current pump price of N145 per litre is no longer feasible.
The Nigeria Labour Congress criticised the Federal Government for adopting measures inimical to workers’ welfare to address the current economic recession in the country.
The NLC’s President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, said this during the 14th NLC’s Rain School with the theme, ‘The Labour Movement and an Alternative Development Strategy,’ in Uyo on Monday.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has insisted that the three-day working policy crafted by the state government for civil servants in the state stands.
The confirmation came barely few days after the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state protested against the policy and other ills by the state government.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, Anambra state chapter, on Tuesday said it is laughable that the country’s minimum wage could no longer buy a bag of rice.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, on Sunday in Abuja called for total review of budgeting system in the country, saying that the current process was outdated.
Police in Nasarawa State on Friday shot four workers as the Nigeria Labour Congress began talks with the state government over the protracted labour crisis rocking the state.
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UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Asst News Editor
The faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) led by Comrade Joe Ajaero today , picketed the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) over alleged meddlesomeness of the organization’s Director-General, Mr Segun Osinowo in the internal affairs of industrial unions in the nation’s banking sector.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Sunday suspended its nationwide strike called to protest the government’s decision to increase pump price of petrol and hike in electricity tariffs.