November 6, 2018

FG’s promises are cheap, says ASUU – READ MORE

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Federal Government’s promises as cheap, saying its members would not be swayed by them. ASUU President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi said this during an interview on a Lagos-based national television programme yesterday. “We have concluded that promises from the government are very cheap. We are not bothered about what promises the government makes now,” he said. Ogunyemi’s comments came less than 24 hours after the union commenced an industrial action as a result of their grievances with the Federal Government. According to ASUU, the decision to direct its members across the country to down tools on Sunday was because of poor [Read]

BREAKING: Labour Suspends planned Nationwide Strike, reach agreement with govt – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called off the nationwide industrial action initially scheduled to commence on November 6 to further press for workers’ demand for new national minimum wage. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said this on Monday night in Abuja while addressing journalists at the end of a meeting of the tripartite committee set up by government to negotiate labour’s demand. Organised labour had threatened to commence nationwide strike on November 6 should government fail to accede to its N30,000 minimum wage demand. The federal government had offered to pay N24,000 while [Read]