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Strike May Resume As Labour Rejects N62,000 or N100,000 “starvation wage “ as the minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it has never contemplated N100,000 as the minimum wage for workers in the country let alone the ₦62,000 offered by the government.   In a chat with Channels TV on Monday, June 10, the Assistant General Secretary of NLC, Cheis Onyeka, said the Labour unions will not be considering […]

EURO 2024: England releases list of 26 players squad for the tournament

The final England men’s senior squad for UEFA EURO 2024 has been named by manager Gareth Southgate. The Three Lions head to Germany next week and the final 26-man group for the tournament has been selected ahead of their last preparation game against Iceland at Wembley on Friday evening. Southgate had picked a 33-man training […]

Labour shuts LASUTH, says only emergency services will be provided

Members of the Labour union enforcing the nationwide strike directive by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) over minimum wage have shut down the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, stating that only emergency services will be provided.   Making this known to newsmen on Monday, June 3, a member of […]

Resume negotiation with FG, N494,000 minimum wage is unrealistic – Labour Party tells organized labour

The Labour Party (LP) in Nigeria has urged workers’ unions to re-negotiate with the Federal government on new minimum wage rather than embarking on strike.   The comment by the LP comes after  the nationwide strike declared by the organised labour over its demand for a new minimum wage.   The National Publicity Secretary of […]

Labour strike stops eight Super Eagles players from joining their colleagues at Uyo camp ahead of 2026 World Cup Qualifiers match

The ongoing organized labour strike has reportedly stopped eight Super Eagles players from joining their colleagues in camp ahead oftheir crucial World Cup qualifying matches against South Africa and Benin Republic.   Super Eagles’ Media Office confirmed the development on Monday, June 3. The affected players are Maduka Okoye, Semi Ajayi, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Calvin Bassey, […]

FG invites Labour for emergency meeting Tuesday

As the Nationwide strike embarked upon by the Labour unions continue to gain momentum, the Federal government has called for a meeting of the tripartite committee on the new national minimum wage through the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC).   The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4. The previous meeting of the […]

Nnamdi Kanu: Court Threatens To Jail DSS DG, Bichi Over Non-compliance

An Abuja Federal High Court has issued a stark warning to the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, threatening him with possible imprisonment due to alleged contempt of court.   The warning comes in response to the DSS’s continued non-compliance with a court order concerning visitation rights for the detained leader, […]

NLC Stike Begins : Nationwide blackout as Labour shuts down National grid

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the Labour union has shut down the national grid, resulting in a blackout nationwide.   In a statement released, the TCN said the national grid shut down occurred at about 2.19 am on 3rd June 2024.   The statement reads ‘’GRID SHUT DOWN: UNION DELIBERATELY SHUT DOWN THE […]

UEFA ‘make their decision’ on potential ban on Man United playing in the Europa League

Despite the European governing body’s restrictions on multi-club ownership, UEFA will reportedly allow Manchester United to play in the Europa League next season.      United and Nice, who are also owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos, have both qualified for the competition next season.    Back in March, it was revealed in an updated version of UEFA’s integrity […]

“Influential” Nigerian man arrested for overstaying visa by nine months in Thailand

Police have arrested a 35-year-old Nigerian man, Benjamin Chiemelie Ene, on the tourist island of Koh Phangan, Surat Thani Province, for overstaying his visa by nine months.   Pol Lt Col Winit Bunchit of the Tourist Police in a statement on Saturday, June 1, 2024, said officers were acting on complaints from local residents that […]