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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has denied making any Presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari on fuel subsidy removal. NLC’s President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, while addressing newsmen on the controversial statement made by the Comrade Joe Ajaero faction said: “We would want to state unequivocally that...

By Sylvester Enoghase  -  Lagos   The Association of Senior Staff of Bank and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) has called on the Federal Government...

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has called on the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to recall the sacked 344 lecturers, and others employed at the Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori, since September 2014 by the immediate past administration led by Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi. TUC said the priority of his leadership now should be good governance that would transform the state. The...

 The Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), has called on  the leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives to properly study the recommendations of the Oronsanye Committee, not to be in haste to give it Legislative support. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, RATTAWU’s National President, Comrade Yemisi Bamgboshe, said: “We believe...

By Sylvester Enoghase - Lagos   International Labour Organisation (ILO) Director-General, Guy Ryder, has called for a global debate on the future of work during his opening address to the 104th International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland Ryder , while addressing delegates at the annual ILO Conference, which brings together some 4,000 government,...

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the focus of deregulation policy is based on local production rather than importation. The senior staff union argued that if local refining is not increased to meet local demand for petroleum products especially the premium motor spirit (petrol),...

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint competent persons as Ministers to enable him fulfil his campaign promises to the electorate. In a statement issued in Lagos, the ASCSN National President, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama, and the Secretary-General, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal, stated that the advice become...

By Sylvester Enoghase –  Geneva, Switzerland   Worsening terrorism in North East Nigeria, including dwindling employment opportunities for...

Director-General of International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder has declared the unalloyed support of the international Labour Center to collaborate with the G7 leaders’ commitment to promote “labour rights, decent working conditions and environmental protection in global supply chains.” Ryder, who attended the G7 Summit in Elmau, Germany, expressed particular...

Kailash Satyarthi and Corinne Vargha, head of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Department, will today, Friday 12 June, 2015 at 11.30 a.m., chair a press conference at the Palais des Nations in press room III to launch the World Report on Child Labour 2015: Paving the way to decent work for young people. The new ILO...