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NLC holds Delegates Conferences

Nigeria Labour Congress organised its 12th National Delegates Conference on 5-6 February. And a few months later, delegates conferences were also held at all...

Biobelemoye re-elected MHWUN President

Condemns privatisation of health care Comrade Biobelemoye J. Josiah was re-elected for a second four-year term as president of the Medical and Health Workers’ Union...

No to National Council of State’s N27,000!

Fight for N30,000 National Minimum Wage!! The recent National Council of State proposal of N27,000 as the new national minimum wage is totally unacceptable and...

POWER OF RESILIENCE AGAINST BI-COURTNEY AT MMA2: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

It was a long drawn out battle between the aviation trade unions and Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited at Lagos domestic airport.  The unions halted...

Women’s Involvement in Unions is Important

A trade union is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve common goals. These include attaining better wages and benefits (such...

Fight Against Repression in Bi-Courtney!

One of the criminal hallmarks of capitalism is its insatiable lust for expropriating everything possible – the wealth our labour creates, natural resources, the...

Minimum Wage: The Struggle Continues

In a press interview he granted in mid-July, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) President, Boboi Kaigama said an agreement had been reached on a...

Looming teachers strike in Edo

Edo State Wing Executive Council (SWEC) of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) issued a 21-day strike ultimatum to the State Government, with effect...

Stop Precarious Work! NLC/TUC Picket MTN Offices Nationwide

MTN has operated thus far in Nigeria as a private Telecommunication Company for nineteen years. It has Nigerian bosses as members of its board...

In Support of Workers’ Strike in Oyo State Tertiary Institutions to Save Right to...

All members of Academic and non-Academic staff unions in all tertiary institutions owned solely by the Oyo State Government (with the exception of The...

Beyond the JOHESU Strike – Matters Arising

Federal healthcare facilities across the country were shut down from the first half of April when the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) commenced an...

Minimum Wage: Workers Storm Public Hearing – Demand N66,500

Lagos workers stormed the Adeyemi Bero Hall at Alausa to give massive support to the Labour Movement's N66,000 minimum wage demand in the last...

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A New Phase of Struggle for Electricity Rights

On 17 June, community activists from several areas in Lagos state defied the carrot and stick measures of government and the electricity distribution companies...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...