The workers also supported by other civil society allies including Joint Action Forum converged at Ojuelegba in Surulere, Lagos, as early as 7:30 am on Tuesday.
The labour leaders stated this at the Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday during a peaceful rally organised by the Nigerian Labour Congress around Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, to drum support for the new minimum wage.
The National Association of University Students has called on the Federal Government to urgently accede to workers’ demand on minimum wage to put an end to impending industrial action.
The Nigeria Labour Congress says Nigerian workers are the least paid in Africa, citing an analysis of the wages of most African countries.
The labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, United Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress made the call on Tuesday during a mobilization rally in Enugu.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that workers in their hundreds joined the protest and marched through major streets in the metropolis, thereby causing a gridlock on major highways.
Chief Owolabi Salis, the Alliance for Democracy Lagos State governorship candidate, has urged the Federal Government to look into the demands of the organised labour to avert industrial actions that could jeopardise the nation’s economic…
Ngige, who spoke to State House correspondents after the closed door meetings at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the Economic Management Team would be meeting with state governors to harmonise positions on the ongoing negotiation with…
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners has demanded for increase in the national minimum pension in line with the Nigeria Labour Congress’ demand for increase in minimum wage.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, made the call when he received the new Director-General of Nigeria Employers Consultative, Timothy Olawale, on a visit to his office on Friday in Abuja.
The National President of the Union, Olabode Johnson made the appeal on Tuesday in Abuja while addressing newsmen on its planned 40th anniversary.
NLC National President, Ayuba Wabba, made the call at a news briefing on Wednesday in Lafia.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Federal Government to urgently accede to the organised labour’s demand on workers’ minimum wage to end Nigeria’s unwarranted sufferings.
Traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital, have urged the three tiers of government to listen to workers’ demand over the new Minimum Wage for the betterment of the nation’s economy.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the unions who are affiliates of the Nigerian Labour Congress stormed the airport in their numbers and prevented passengers from checking in for flights.
Workers, on Thursday, in Ogun, complied with the warning strike, as directed by the organised labour to protest the slow pace of action by the federal government on the new national minimum wage.