ASSU to Begin warning Strike November 16, 2016

The Academic staff union of universities(ASUU) has said its members nationwide will proceed on a one week-warning strike starting from Wednesday,16 November 2016. This is aimed at compelling the Federal Government to address some pending and new issues. According to a statement signed by the ASUU National president, Biodun Ogunyemi, the strike will be total…

ASUU to Begin Nationwide Warning Strike on Wednesday

By Alex Adeiza The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a one week nationwide warning strike beginning from Wednesday 16th November, 2016 to Tuesday 22nd November, 2016.This declaration was contained in a bulleting issued out by the Union after its National Executive Council meeting on 12th November, 2016, urging all members to down…

Ogun workers suspend strike

Governor Ibikunle Amosun Organised labour in Ogun on Wednesday suspended its two-week strike. The suspension of the strike was announced in Abeokuta by the state Chairman of the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC), Abiodun Olakanmi. Olakanmi, who addressed civil servants in the state at the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Secretariat, directed them to return…

NAFDAC Workers Declare 2 Weeks Warning Strike

The crisis threatening National Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) took a twist yesterday as workers declared a two-week warning strike.   The placard-carrying workers, who stormed the agency’s headquarters on Oshodi/Apapa Expressway, disrupted activities.   Some placards read: “President Buhari, give us Director General in NAFDAC” and “Impunity in NAFDAC must stop”.   Chairman…

Master Bakers on strike in Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dicksonof Bayelsa State The Bayelsa State Chapter of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria has embarked on a three-day warning strike since Monday to protest hike in the prices of baking materials and production. The association warned that members might be forced to increase the price of bread to remain…

Petroleum marketers, tanker drivers suspend strike in Anambra

Petroleum tankers Economic activities came back to life in Anambra on Saturday following the suspension of the strike by petroleum marketers and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Association in the state. The Chairman of the Petroleum Dealers Association in Anambra, Mr Osita Ofodile, disclosed in Onitsha on Saturday that the suspension followed a meeting which resolved…

7 Bakassi Strike Force Killed By Troops of Operation Delta Safe

Arms Discovered From BAkassi Strike Force Militant Group KO Owolabi, Delta: At about 0100hrs early this morning 30/9/2016. Militant group, the Bakassi Strike Force led by the most wanted criminal Benjamin Ene alias G1 attacked troops position. The very determined troops of 13 Brigade and Operation Delta Safe repelled the attack killing 7 of the…

Be patriotic, nurses tell doctors

NAN; Nigerian nurses have warned doctors against embarking on their planned strike to avoid compounding the already bad situation in Nigeria. They have to be patriotic. They said that in the trying period in which the nation found itself, patriotism was required from everyone to solve the crippling situation. “Embarking on strike will only add…

Iheanacho’s Wonder Goal Gives Nigeria Victory Over Tanzania

Kelechi Iheanacho’s stunning late strike ensured Nigeria ended their failed Africa Cup of Nations qualifying bid with a 1-0 win over Tanzania. The Super Eagles’ 1-0 loss to Egypt in March thwarted their hopes of reaching Gabon 2017 in a group reduced to only three teams following Chad’s withdrawal for financial reasons. But they at least got…

Super Eagles record slim 1-0 victory over Tanzania

Nigeria’s Super Eagles The Manchester City young sensation’s brilliant strike handed coach Gernot Rohr a winning start in charge of the Super Eagles on Saturday in Uyo Nigeria claimed the first win of his tenure on Tuesday as they saw off Tanzania in a 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. Kelechi Iheanacho’s lone strike…

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN threatens to resume strike

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. This was contained In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016…