workplace and union

May Day 2017: Workers Rose in Anger!

This year’s commemoration of the May Day celebration took place on Monday 1st May 2017 at the Eagle Square, will for long be remembered...

NLC/TUC 2017 pre-May Day symposium

May Day has become synonymous with the history of struggles of the labouring wage earners in the world economy controlled by big property owners,...

Renewed Workers’ Resistance in Universities

The stage appears set for renewed struggle in the ivory towers. The Academic Staff of Universities Union (ASUU) issued a 14-day ultimatum on March...

NLC Marks 2017 International Women’s Day With Gender Conference

This year’s International Women’s Day celebration was marked by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) with its fourth National Gender Conference. This was organized by...

Insurance Workers Protest Victimization of Union Leaders

Workers at the National Insurance Commission in Abuja recently protested against the victimization of Com. Abdulateef Ibrahim, the AUPCTRE chairperson and other branch executives....

Textile Workers In N32,000 Minimum Wage

Unions in the textile and garment industry won a new sectorial minimum wage of N32,000 per month in December. The National Union of Textile,...

Abuja Bus Drivers’ Strike Called Off

Workers at the Abuja Urban Mass Transit Company (AUMTCO) called off their strike commenced on Wednesday 20th July 2016 to press home their demand...

NLC Holds 14th Rain School

The NLC 14th annual rain school commenced on the 29th of August, 2016, at the Workers Solidarity Centre, NLC state secretariat, Uyo, Akwa Ibom...

NLC Solidarity Rally in Nasarawa

Hundreds of workers from Nasarawa state and NLC affiliates’ leaders from other states led by Com. Ayuba Wabba, the president of the Nigeria Labour...

Historic 7-Week Strike in Oyo

As July drew to an end, Oyo state workers suspended their 7-week strike in what was one of the sharpest theatres of class struggle...

Lagos Bans Street Trading

An attack against poor people  The Lagos state government recently declared war against poor working people who try to eke a living by trading on...

Bus Drivers Strike in Abuja

Workers in the Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company (AUMTCO) commenced an indefinite strike on July 20. This was after two days of mass protests during which...

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Socialist Worker, May – June 2018

Cover: Dare to STRUGGLE! Dare to WIN!!  *  News and Comment: Karl Marx for Changing the World  * Herdsmen/Farmers Conflict: Significance and Way Out  * Towards Unity for Working...

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2016 Budget – what promises for working class-people?

The budget will not bring any significant change to most Nigerians.  Huge promises were made for spending on public education and health during the...