• Labour defies injunction, begins strike over fuel subsidy removal

    Labour defies injunction, begins strike over fuel subsidy removal

    Organised labour and its allies in civil society groups will, this morning, begin an indefinite nationwide strike in protest against the Federal Government’s  increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, from N86.50k to N145.

    The NLC, at its emergency National Executive Meeting (NEC) in Abuja, gave leadership of the congress the go ahead, in spite of a meeting with the Federal Government yesterday and a court injunction. The NEC meeting was called in response […]