The Congress said it is further bewildered by the alleged role of security operatives who are supposed to maintain law and order
According to the statements, such step is masterminded by conservative governors and their cohorts in the National Assembly to truncate the economic stability of the nation
Omar told newsmen: “We have been watching with very keen interest the activities of the Labour Party in the recent time and we are concerned with the fixing of date, supervision and hosting of the party’s convention
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has charged federal lawmakers irrespective of party affiliations, to unite as one body and thoroughly investigate the reported case of Nigeria’s $9.3m cash presently in the custody of the South African authorities.
Stakeholders in the Labour Sector have been urged to maximise social dialogue as a viable instrument of trade union administration which would yield the benefits of equity, social justice and promotion of business sustainability and competitiveness that would ensure national economic growth.
Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned and rejected the death sentence passed by the General Court martial on 12 soldiers protesting against the internal sabotage of the military in the ongoing war against the Boko Haram sect in the North Eastern part of the country.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to ignore the pressure from school owners, who have been trying to prevail on it to shift its position on school resumption.
A statement by TUC chairman and secretary, Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Comrade Musa Lawal respectively, wondered “Why should the military attempt to disrupt newspaper distribution in some parts of the country
He said: “Our attention has been drawn to the report credited to the Chairman of the Committee on Devolution of Power at the ongoing National Conference, Victor Attah.
“He was quoted as saying the committee had decided to transfer all labour matters from the exclusive legislative list to the concurrent list
The NLM, which consists of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress, described the attack as against the nation’s labour movement
The TUC President and Secretary, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Comrade Musa Lawal respectively, in a statement said, “It is unfortunate that this incident happened at all, worse still that it happened while the nation was still trying to come to terms with the reported killing of over 210 other people in Gwoza, Dikwa, Kala Balge, and Gambulga towns last Friday and Saturday, and another 60 in Kaigamari and Ngoshe villages, all in Borno State
The TUC’s request was contained in a statement signed by its President, Bobboi Kaigama, and the Secretary General, Musa Lawal, and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos
According to reports, Iyayi was killed when a car in the motorcade of Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State rammed into his vehicle near Lokoja
He said the effort so far had indicated that the state governor was a true promoter of democracy