• ASUU LAUTECH to begin strike next week

    ASUU LAUTECH to begin strike next week

    Academic activities at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, will from next week be grounded as the university chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has resolved to embark on an industrial action.

    Chairman of ASUU in the university, Dr. Biodun Olaniran, while speaking with journalists in Ibadan Thursday, said the decision to proceed on the industrial action was reached at the congress of the union held last Thursday following non-payment of five months’ salaries and 23 […]

  • Nigerian Oil Workers Begin Strike, Deny Talks With FG

    Nigerian Oil Workers Begin Strike, Deny Talks With FG

    Despite reports that the government had commenced talks with their leaders, Nigerian oil workers are going ahead with their planned strike today, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said.

    The acting general secretary of PENGASSAN, Lumumba Okugbawa, told Premium Times this morning that they were not aware of any negotiations between any arm of the association and the government on any of their demands.

    “It is not true there are on-going negotiations between PENGASSAN and government. […]

  • Doctors begin strike in Ogun

    Doctors begin strike in Ogun

    Doctors in the employment of Ogun State government have declared an indefinite strike action from today (Monday).

    The doctors made the decision to embark on an industrial action known at a press conference addressed by the chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Oladunni Adetola, in Abeokuta.

    According to the association, the strike which will be restricted to Mondays and Tuesdays, is indefinite until the state government accede to their demands.

    The listed demands include recruitment of more doctors, provision of drugs in […]

  • Ondo judiciary workers begin strike over unpaid salary arrears

    Ondo judiciary workers begin strike over unpaid salary arrears

    Gates to Ondo State high courts were under lock and key yesterday as workers of the state judiciary under the auspices of Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), commenced an indefinite strike action over unpaid salaries and the implementation of financial autonomy for the third arm of government.

    Lawyers who were from other states of the federation, who had come to attend to their cases in both the high and magistrate’s courts were disappointed as they met the gates locked by […]

  • Niger Delta University workers postpone strike in honour of Alamieyeseigha

    Niger Delta University workers postpone strike in honour of Alamieyeseigha

    It was gathered that the organised labour in Bayelsa has suspended its proposed strike to honour the founder of the Niger Delta University (NDU), the late Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha.

    The labour leaders said in a communiqué on Saturday that they had resolved to postpone the strike to demand for salaries owed the university workers by the state government.

    The communiqué issued in Yenegoa on Saturday and signed by the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Stanley Ogoun, said […]