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28 Sept: The General Strike That Never Was

The planned general strike to demand reversal of hikes in fuel pump price and electricity tariff was unceremoniously called off by the two trade...

Strike Waves Hit Health Sector

Health workers have been on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19. But while the federal and state governments have been applauding them, their...

We are Workers! Not Commodities!

Labour outsourcing or triangular model of labour engagement has often been criticized and condemned. But this disastrous model that has been going on unchecked...

Aviation Sector: Workers Fight Job Cuts

Air transport workers are fighting to defend their jobs and against further privatisation in the aviation sector. Jobs and salary cuts have affected every...

ULC Returns to the Fold of NLC

The return of unions under the aegis of the United Labour Congress (ULC) to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) was announced at a media...

The Untold Nightmares of Private Security Companies’ Workers

Private Security Services have been on the increase in recent times.  Quite a number of government offices, agencies, corporate organizations, small and medium scale...

In Solidarity with Striking Lagos Doctors

Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) supports the 3-day strike embarked upon by the Lagos State doctors under the auspices of Medical Guild. The...

Mass Strikes Loom in the Health Sector

The National Association of Resident Doctors will commence an indefinite nationwide strike action on Monday 15 June, except drastic action is taken by the...

Aviation Unions Mobilise to Defend Jobs

Unions in the aviation sector have commenced mobilisation of their members for struggle to defend jobs and wages, in the aftermath of the lockdown....

TUC Issues Ultimatum for Minimum Wage & Supports Global Anti-War Protest

The Trade Union Congress has called on all state governments “who have not complied with the implementation and immediate payment of the N30,000 new...

Union-busting Coscharis Management Must Be Fought and Defeated

At a meeting called to resolve the standoff between Automobile Boatyard Transport Equipment and Allied Senior Staff Association (AUTOBATE) and the management of Coscharis...

Sack of ASUU Leaders in LASU: Resist Attacks Against Tertiary Institutions’ Workers in Lagos

The management of Lagos State University (LASU) sacked leading members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, LASU branch (LASU-ASUU) on 12 September. These...

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Release Frank García Hernández and His Comrades

For years, indeed decades, we have denounced the blockade imposed by the US authorities against Cuba. We have denounced and continue to denounce the...

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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...