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…

Attention! Nasarawa State Government Communique On Workers Salaries

Umaru Tanko Al-MakuraNasarawa State Governor Joseph I. Anchom, Lafia: The attention of Nasarawa State Government has been drawn to insinuations and innuendos borne out of mischief by some unpatriotic elements with regard to Government’s compassion, magnanimity, and respect for principles of negotiation and adherence to the status quo ante as agreed by both parties. This…

Schools resumption: Rivers government appeals to protesting workers

The Rivers State Government has appealed to security guards at the State owned Modern Primary Schools to shelve their planed industrial action at the resumption of the 2016/2017 academic session. The Security Guards had asked Parents and guardians to keep their children and wards at home saying no public school will be open for academic…

14 oil workers abducted in Port Harcourt

Gunmen numbering more than 10 on Saturday kidnapped 14 oil workers and their driver in Port Harcourt, the commercial town of Rivers State. Police sources said the abduction took place on a road connecting the towns of Omoku and Elele, about 50 km (30 miles) from the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers state as the…

Aero: FG intervenes; to meet airline officials, AMCON Monday

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika yesterday assured the workers of Aero Contractors Airline that the federal government will do everything within its power to save the airline. He said this while addressing the protesting staff who occupied its headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday. The Minister assured…

Police confirm kidnap of 15 oil workers in Rivers

Gunmen have kidnapped 15 oil workers on a road near Nigeria’s oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Saturday, in the latest unrest in the restive region. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their vehicle on Omoku/Elele road after shooting into the air to scare…

FLASH| Gunmen Abduct 15 Oil Workers

Unknown Gunmen have abducted 15 workers of Nestoil in Rivers State A police spokesman in Rivers state said Saturday that the oil workers were on their way to the facility in Port Harcourt when they were kidnapped late on Friday. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their…

Panic as gunmen kidnap 14 workers of Nestoil in Rivers

No fewer than 14 staff members of Nestoil Plc. have been abducted in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. It was learnt that the company bus conveying the 14 workers to the office on Friday morning was accosted around Omoku town. A source who hinted The Nation said the workers of Nestoil were diverted…

Gunmen kidnap 14 oil workers in Rivers state

A staff bus conveying fourteen workers of Nest Oil, an oil company in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has been diverted by unidentified gunmen in the area. The Nestoil workers were kidnapped in the early hours of Friday around Omoku-Elele link road. It was gathered that the Costa bus, which was…