Minister Of Education, Adamu Blames Previous Govts For ASUU Strike

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 1,765 total views The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has blamed a previous administration for the continuous strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Although Adamu was not specific on which administration he was referring to, he said that that government shouldn’t have entered into an agreement with ASUU to pay them N1.3trilion when it knew it couldn’t pay it. He said this while answering a question asked him by a Corp Member on the persistent ASUU strike, during a Town Hall meeting on security issues tagged ‘Engaging the…

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Unpaid Salaries: SSANU, NASU, Others Vow To Resume Strike In Imo State University

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 3,098 total views Ahead of school resumption, the Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union, National Association of Academic Technologists and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria University in the Imo State University,  have resolved to resume their strike. This follows the failure by the state government to pay salaries and entitlements owed to staff of the institution in the last eight months. In a statement signed by Chairman of the Joint Action Committee, JAC Comrade Eugenia John-Anorun,  the union lamented that a good number of legitimate staff of the University have…

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IPPIS: SSANU, NASU To Begin 14-Day Warning Strike On Monday

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 4,690 total views Non teaching staff in the nation’s Universities are to commence a two-week warning strike from Monday. The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities made this known in a statement jointly signed by their leaders. The unions said the decision to embark on the warning strike was in fulfillment of their resolve to begin industrial action as soon as the Federal Government directed universities to resume academic activities. The two unions said the warning strike could snowball into a…

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Organised Labour Shuns Court Order, Mobilises For Protest

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 1,662 total views Ahead of its planned protest, the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress has demanded that all National Leadership of affiliates in Abuja mobilise a minimum of 2000 of their members on Monday. A statement by the General Secretary of the Congress, Emmanuel Ugboaja says affiliates are also expected to mobilise the same number of members to the NLC Sub-Secretariat, in Lagos. According to the statement, all Presidents and General Secretaries are expected to lead and identify with their members at the take off point. Organised labour says the…

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Reverse Fuel, Electricity Price Or Face Nationwide Strike, NLC Tells FG

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 1,183 total views,  2 views today Organised Labour has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the Federal Government refuses to reverse the recent increases in fuel and electricity tariff. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba while making the announcement on Wednesday in Abuja said the NLC’s central working committee (CWC) has resolved to issue a two-week ultimatum to the Federal Government to reverse the increase. He said workers and Nigerians are disappointed that the government decided to increase both the price of fuel and electricity tariff at a time…

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Tanker Drivers Start Strike Monday As Talks With Lagos End In Deadlock

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 807 total views The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said that the planned strike by Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos would start on Monday as its meeting with Lagos State Government ended in deadlock. The South-West Chairman of NUPENG, Mr Tayo Aboyeji, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Sunday. Aboyeji said the issues which forced the drivers to initiate an indefinite strike was not addressed during the four-hour meeting with officials of Lagos State Government on Sunday. “They only promised to get…

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CDWR Condemns NHRC For Obtaining Court Order Against Workers’ Planned Strike

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 261 total views The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) has condemned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) led by Anthony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, for procuring an ex parte order from the National Industrial Court (NIC) stopping its workers and the Nigeria Civil Service Union from embarking on a strike action scheduled to begin on July 16, 2020. The planned strike action and agitation is to press home workers’ demands for the payment of arrears from the new National Minimum Wage passed into law in April 2019 and investigation…

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Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

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 471 total views Doctors in Lagos State under the aegis of the Medical Guild are set to begin a three-day warning strike from Monday. The Chairman of the guild, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, announced this on Sunday while addressing a press conference in Lagos State. According to him, the medical practitioners took the decision to embark on industrial action over issues they say affect their safety and welfare. Sodipo explained that the decision formed part of the resolutions reached during the meeting of the leadership of the association convened to review the…

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