Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), have cautioned against inserting anti- labour laws in the proposed Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
No fewer than 25 industrial unions on Saturday elected Joe Ajaero as president of a new labour union, United Labour Congress, ULC.
Lagos, Nigeria: entrance to the RoRo port - Nigerian Ports Authority - photo by A.Bartel
GEORGE KINGSLEY PAPAMIE, Acting Bureau Chief (South-South), Port Harcourt
Over 10,000 maritime workers has been allegedly shortlisted by Intels Services Limited to be sacked at the end of October.
GEORGE KINGSLEY PAPAMIE, Acting Bureau Chief (South-South), Port Harcourt.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, is not particularly happy with the incessant reduction of workers in oil companies and multinational corporations in the South-South Zone.
Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has denied claims by the Nigerian Navy that it arrested the group’s logistics supplier, saying its operatives were intact adding that the militants were winning the war.
UFOMBA UZUEGBU, Asst News Editor
Lagosians ignored the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) strike call over the increase of petrol price from N86 to N145.
But there pockets of riots at Fedeyi bus stop, along Ikorodu road, where thugs mounted barricade, protesting and throwing stones at vehicles passing by. Anti riot policemen arrived on time and dispersed them.
The lingering fuel scarcity may continue, if the over 300,000 petrol attendants in the country do not get a pay rise, according to a source.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said that the panacea to the national economic woes is to revert back to the practice of true federalism.
**We’ve not unbundled Corporation – Kachikwu
SUNDAY ODE and ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Oil workers have shut down the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) following Tuesday’s unbundling of the corporation.