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Galba Workers 2-Week Strike
June 17th, 2017
Struggle for 19 months unpaid salaries continues For two weeks, workers of Galba Nigeria Limited, based in Port Harcourt occupied the premises of the company in a strike action lasting
NLC/TUC 2017 pre-May Day symposium
May 2nd, 2017
May Day has become synonymous with the history of struggles of the labouring wage earners in the world economy controlled by big property owners, who, owning the means of production
Bobboi Kagama Re-elected as President of the TUC
August 17th, 2016
Bobboi Kaigama was recently re-elected as president of the Trade Union  Congress(TUC) by the deligates to the 10th Triennial National Deligates Cnference on Thursday 2nd June 2016 at the NAF Conference Centre and Suites Kado, Abuja. The 10th Triennial National Deligates Conference with the Theme; Labour and National Re-Orientation: The Change We Want had in attendance delegates from the 25 affiliate Unions of TUC and its Councils in the 36 States and Abuja.  Com. Ayuba Wabba the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of labour and Productivity, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, former Nigeria permanent representative to the United Nation and host of others were present at the opening ceremony as invited guests. In his keynote address Prof. Ibrahim Gaambari said labour is an indispensable partner in production and moreso we can not move forward except we embrace production and productivity and without labour other factors can not translate into production. He therefore appealed that government should not treat labour as organization they will result to when there is crises. He said one of the reasons why Singapore moved became developed is that the government had a compact agreement with Labour not to go on strike. He called for attitudinal change on the part of both the government and the governed as change would not happen unless all of us are part of the National re-orientation. This position of his is
After the General Strike: the Struggle Continues
May 25th, 2016
There have been controversies and confusion in the last two weeks over the mass action organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress and its civil society allies, to demand the reversal
May Day 2016
NLC/TUC Commemorate 2016 May Day
May 4th, 2016
“the working class and the quest for socio-economic revival” Workers all over Nigeria will troop out on Sunday May 1 as part of the international labour movement, to commemorate the
“No Pay, No Work” by Kogi ASUU
May 4th, 2016
Lecturers at the Kogi State University, Ayingba have withdrawn their services. The strike action which started mid-April is over non-payment of salaries. The KSU branch of the Academic Staff Union
TUC Rejects the Funding of Infrastructure with Pension
March 27th, 2016
The Trade Union Congress recently condemned the funding of infrastructure projects with workers’ contributory pensions. This was after some federal lawmakers and the minister of power, works and housing, Mr.