General Health

Unpaid Allowances: Anambra doctors threaten strike

From Our Correspondent Resident doctors at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) in Awka, Anambra State, have threatened to go on strike if the government to address their welfare issues. The doctors issued a warning to the authorities for failing to pay their outstanding allowances and address poor working conditions. The President of the […]

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General National

NLC, TUC suspend industrial action

From Our Correspondent The organised labour, on Tuesday in Abuja, suspended their industrial action, which started on Monday, for one week. The labour, under the umbrella of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), had called out workers on strike. It is over a lack of consensus on a new minimum […]

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General National

Organised labour throws Nigeria into darkness, shuts national grid.

From Abdulfatah Babatunde The Organised labour unions under the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have thrown the nation into darkness by shutting down the National Grid. The Public Affairs Manager of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi Mbah confirmed the shutdown in a statement on Monday. Mbah said the labour shut […]

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Law / Crime

Ogun JUSUN declare indefinite strike from Monday

From Khabab Abdulfatah The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Ogun State branch has declared an indefinite strike, beginning from Monday, April 8. JUSUN Chairman and Publicity Secretary, Comrades Ajiboye Olanrewaju and Adewale Adenekan respectively gave notice of the industrial strike in a statement on Sunday in Abeokuta. The declaration is to press home their […]

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Foreign News Health

Striking Kenyan doctors hold talk with government

Kenyan public hospital doctors, who have been on strike since March, convened in two major cities on Tuesday to discuss their grievances against the government. The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU), which represents over 7,000 members, went on strike on March 15. They are demanding payment of their salary arrears and the […]

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General Oil & Gas

Petroleum tanker drivers back Tinubu’s oil sector agenda

From Our Correspondent The Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) association says time has come to work with the Federal Government, stop strikes and ensure an adequate supply of petroleum products. Mr Lucky Osesua, President of PTD, while chatting with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. Osesua urged PTD members nationwide to go about their normal duties to […]

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Economy General National

Workers welfare: NEC urges labour to strengthen dialogue

From Our Correspondent in Abuja The National Economic Council (NEC) has appealed to organised labour leaders to strengthen dialogue in their quest for better welfare of members. Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State announced this to briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the NEC meeting in Abuja. Mutfwang said the Council also pleaded […]

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Education National

Gbajabiamila says ASUU strike must never happen again

Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, says all hands must be on deck to ensure academic strikes in universities become a thing of the past. Gbajabiamila made the remarks in a statement issued after the Acadenic Staff Union of Universities announced the suspension of their eight-month-old industrial action. “It is time […]

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Education General National

ASUU suspends 8-month-old strike

From Our Correspondent The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its eight-month-old industrial action. Although the suspension of the strike is with a condition, a member of the union’s National Executive Committee hinted in the early hour of Friday. The NewsZenith gathered that the decision was taken at the end of the National […]

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