NUPENG, Tanker Drivers, Suspend Strike Following NNPC’s Intervention

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has suspended its nationwide strike following the timely intervention of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru. The GMD said his intervention was in the national interest. Mediating over the faceoff between the Petroleum Tanker Drivers,…

NUPENG calls off tanker drivers’ strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas employees has announced the immediate halt of the nationwide industrial action embarked upon by tanker drivers under its Petroleum Tanker Drivers arm. NUPENG President, Igwe Achese, announced that the strike has been called off after a meeting which involved members of the union, PTD, the National Association……

NUPENG Strike: IPMAN assures of availability of fuel in Akwa Ibom

The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Akwa Ibom has assured consumers that petrol would be available in the state in spite of the three-day warning strike to be embarked upon by NUPENG. The Chairman of Association, Mr Ubong Isong, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in……

Allied health workers suspend strike

The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), has announced the suspension of its indefinite nation-wide strike, embarked upon by members. Mr Ayinde Obisesan, the National General- Secretary of the Association made this known in a statement to newsmen in Ibadan on Sunday. Obisesan disclosed that after series of meetings held with the Federal Ministry……

Economy may be grounded as tanker drivers set for strike on Monday

Nigerians be in for another round of fuel scarcity, which will affect its economy, if members of the Petroleum Tankers Drivers (PTD) carry out their threat to embark on strike tomorrow (Monday). The PTD, an arm of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) it has had enough of promises, and wants…

Fuel marketers’ strike: Our position unchanged – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the position of the state government regarding the operations and location of petrol stations in the state remains unchanged. The governor stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday while reacting to the decision of petrol dealers in the state to suspend their two-day strike. The dealers had shut…

CDHR gives Delta State Govt. 7 days to call off teachers strike

The Delta State Branch of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights,CDHR, today issued a seven day ultimatum to the Delta State government to urgently call off the strike embarked upon by primary and secondary school teachers in the State. Delta State CDHR Chairman, Comrade Kehinde Prince-Taiga, on behalf of its members handed down…

ASUU calls on National Assembly to intervene in education sector crisis

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ibadan zone, on Monday called on the National Assembly to intervene in the education sector crisis to prevent another strike. Dr Ade Adejumo, the ASUU Chairman in the zone, made the call in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports……

Petroleum marketers suspend planned strike

‎The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, on Monday announced the suspension of a scheduled nationwide strike. The decision came after a meeting with the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). IPMAN said this in Abuja in a statement released by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs……

Akeredolu begs Ondo doctors to end strike

The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday appealed to the striking health workers and doctors of the state to end their industrial action. Akeredolu made the plea at his first official meeting with civil servants held at the governor office in Alagbaka, Akure. Workers including those in the health sector are…