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NLC, TUC protesters reject NERC chairman’s appeal, insist on reversal of tariff hike

Members of the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress blocked the entrance of the headquarters of the Nigerian Electricity Distribution Company over the Band A tariff hike in Abuja on Monday. By Advocatenewsng.com Protesters under the umbrella of the Organised Labour on Monday rejected the appeal by the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sanusi Garba, to go back to the “drawing board”. Garba, while addressing the protesters at the NERC Headquarters in Abuja, noted that…

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Govt registers Courier Services Trade Union

From left: Comrade Festus Oluwatuyi, President, Courier and Logistics Services Staff Association of Nigeria, Mr Amos Falonipe, Registrar of Trade Unions, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and Comrade Emeka Ekeh, General Secretary Courier and Logistics Services Staff Association of Nigeria CALSSAN at the ceremonial certificate collection 16th April, 2024 at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment Headquarters, Abuja. By Advocatenewsng.com THE Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Ministry of Labour and Employment has officially granted the request…

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Obasanjo rides tricycle in Abeokuta, picks passengers, urges youths to embrace opportunity

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo carrying passengers in his tricycle (Keke) at Abeokuta…… yesterday. By Advocatenewsng.com. FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, rode a tricycle in demonstration of safety of the means of transportation just as he urged youths to embrace every opportunity with hardwork and dedication. Obasanjo at 85, personally rode the tricycle, popularly called Keke from the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential  Library (OOPL), through Kuto under bridge, amidst greetings and jubilation by onlookers along the road. The…

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All hail NLC, TUC as FG holds ace

Labour. By Editor-in-chief.Maturity as Edward A. Strecker postulated, is a quality of personality made up of elements like reliability and persistence to carry out a goal in the face of difficulties and achieve set results. It is stick-to-itiveness, the ability to stick to a job (or struggle), to work on it and to struggle through it until it is finished, or until one has given all one has in the endeavour. To support this position of Strecker, an ancient…

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Why unemployment will continue unabated in Nigeria- Entreprenuer

Nigeria President, Buhari. OPINION. Edited by The Advocate News. Here is the pathetic story of a Nigerian entreprenuer who established two businesses in the country but got frustrated almost to the point of closing them due to the attitude of his workers. His experience gives credence why a number of companies and small scale enterprises collapse after inceptions. Find out why! “I run a manufacturing business and a trading business. The biggest challenge in my manufacturing business is not power…

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Union risks sanctions, as it flouts ministry, NLC directives

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige. By Editor. 25/11/19 A factional union in the agriculture sector of the Nigerian economy, Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN), is courting the wrath of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), after their directives for an amicable resolution of the dispute between it and another faction, Agriculture and Allied Workers Union, (AAWUN), are being flatly disobeyed by it, thereby making it difficult…

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2018 Workers’ Day: Okorocha gives automatic promotion to all categories of workers in Imo

  Governor Okorocha on May Day celebration in Owerri, Imo State capital… on Tuesday. As a moral booster, Governor Rochas Okorocha on Tuesday directed automatic promotion from a grade level to the next one applicable to all categories of civil servants in the state civil service.  The governor who made the heart cheering news open during the festival marking the day at Heroes’ Square in Owerri, assured the workers of paying any minimum wage that the Federal Government will…

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