Nasarawa NLC decries salaries delay, lack of promotion

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has decried the “unnecessary delays” in the payment of salaries to civil servants in the state. The NLC also expressed disgust that no worker had been promoted “in the last six years”. Mr Abdullahi Adeka, NLC Chairman in the state, voiced the workers’ concerns at……

Suspend biometrics registration of workers – NLC tells Oyo Government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Oyo State chapter has called on the state government to as a matter of urgency suspend the ongoing data capturing and biometrics of workers in the state. NLC said if government must continue, it should be done in a way that it would not affect the lives of workers negatively.‎…

Extend corruption fight to give, NLC tells Buhari

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) president, Ayuba Wabba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to muster the will and ensure that corruption fight is extended to state governors, their states and people at all levels. He stated this at the weekend in Uyo in reaction to the recent instruction by President Buhari that the Finance Minister…

Why Buhari should extend corruption war to state governors – NLC

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his anti-graft war on Governors and their states. According to him, the “level of corruption in some states is unprecedented.” He gave the advice, weekend, during the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria 4th quadrennial National Delegates’ conference…

NLC warns Nigeria Customs Over Endless Verification and Re-certification

The Nigerian Labour Congress, through its President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, on Sunday in Abuja opposed the new directive by the Nigeria Customs Service, asking Nigerians to verify whether duties have been paid on their vehicles and pay if not already done. Wabba, in a letter to the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, said that…

Update On Federal Government and NLC on National Minimum Wage

The Technical Committee on Minimum Wage, comprising the representative of Federal Government led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and the organised labour will meet Monday. Report monitored from Radio Nigeria said the meeting becomes very necessary, even as the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, formally revealed that…

NLC tackles Customs over directive on old vehicles

Ayuba Wabba, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, on Sunday in Abuja condemned the new directive on customs duty on old vehicles by the Nigeria Customs Service. Wabba, in a letter to the Comptroller General of the NCS, Hameed Ali, stated that the directive was not realistic. He noted that the attention of the…

NLC opposes Customs retroactive duty on vehicles

Mr Ayuba Wabba, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday in Abuja opposed the new directive by the Nigerian Customs Service, asking Nigerians to verify whether duties have been paid on their vehicles and pay if not already done. Wabba, in a letter to the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, said that……

New minimum wage: NLC accuses FG of foot dragging on tripartite committee

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has accused the Federal Government of engaging in unnecessary delay in constituting a tripartite committee to negotiate the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President made the accusation at the 4th NLC National Gender Conference and Election of the Leadership of National Women Commission on Wednesday in……

Fuel scarcity looms as IPMAN threatens to shut stations

There may be fuel scarcity in six states of the country, after the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), expressed its displeasure over the “unfriendly business environment” caused by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). IPMAN also claimed private depots were selling petroleum products above government regulated prices. It also urged the necessary authorities…