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SSANU, NASU Embark On Strike

Academic activities were today paralysed at the University of Abuja as the joint Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU and the Non Academic Staff Union NASU embarked on strike over withheld four months salary. Other demands by the Unions are renegotiation of the 2009 FGN SSANU agreement, reconstitution of governing council's, release of earned allowances, and improved funding for Universities. The Chairman of SSANU, University of Abuja Chapter, Comrade […]

todayMarch 18, 2024 12 3


US And UK Launch Fresh Strikes On Houthis In Yemen

The US and UK have conducted a fresh series of joint air strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen. The Pentagon said Monday's strikes hit eight targets, including an underground storage site and Houthi missile and surveillance capability. The Iran-backed Houthis have been targeting ships they say are linked to Israel and the West that travel through the important Red Sea trade route. The US and UK said they were trying […]

todayJanuary 23, 2024 6


Unpaid Arrears : Primary School Teachers Begin Strike

FCT Primary School Teachers have begun an indefinite strike today in compliance with the directive and circular issued by the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, FCT Chapter in Abuja. To this end, the Federal Capital Territory Wing, has directed primary school teachers in the territory to resume strike today. The union gave the directive in a communique issued at the end of an emergency meeting of the State Wing Standing […]

todayJanuary 15, 2024 15


Strike : Legal Practioners Harp On Dialogue

By Kalu Idika Ahead of the planned Nationwide strike called by the organised labour billed for today, some legal practitioners in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital have expressed divergent views over the action. They bared their minds while interacting with Radio Nigeria in Lafia. Speaking on the legal implications of the strike, Enoch Maku stressed that any attempt by the organised labour to embark on strike would amount to disobedience […]

todayNovember 14, 2023 6 2


8,700 Ford Workers Down Tools

  The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has expanded its ongoing strike by shutting down Ford's biggest plant. The UAW said 8,700 workers walked out of the truck plant in Kentucky, in response to Ford refusing to move further in contract bargaining. It is a sharp escalation of its strike against Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, which began last month. The UAW is pressuring the carmakers to grant higher pay […]

todayOctober 12, 2023 12 3


Thousands Of US Medical Workers Launch Strike 

  Tens of thousands of the United States medical workers have walked off the job, in one of the biggest strikes in the country’s health care sector.   The walkout on Wednesday of more than 75,000 workers at Kaiser Permanente, the largest non-profit health care organisation in the US, comes as surging inflation has spurred industrial action across the country.   Most of the Oakland-based company’s facilities are in California, […]

todayOctober 5, 2023 11


Kalu Lauds NLC/FG Agreement To Avert Strike 

By Oduyemi Odumade   The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Benjamin Okezie Kalu, has applauded the agreement reached between the Federal Government and Organised Labour, which led to the suspension of the planned industrial strike action. According to him, this agreement saved the nation from potential economic shocks. During his opening remarks at the resumption of plenary, Kalu expressed his excitement over the increase in Nigeria’s crude oil […]

todayOctober 3, 2023 22


Labour Suspends Strike For 30 Days

  The Organised Labour has agreed to suspend its 30-day indefinite strike planned to start on Tuesday. The resolution followed over five hours of deliberations between the Federal Government and Labour at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is as Labour signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the FG which upheld earlier promises the government made and new deliverables some of which are to be achieved in 30 days. Announcing the […]

todayOctober 3, 2023 5


NLC Strike: PBAT Approves Additional N10k For Workers 

Following a meeting the Federal Government officials had with labour leaders on Sunday to avert the looming nationwide strike, President Bola Tinubu has approved an additional N10,000 for workers for six months. This is contained in a statement signed by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mallam Mohammed Idris in Abuja. The meeting which was chaired by Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to the President, agreed that the N25,000 […]

todayOctober 2, 2023 15 2