• Ogun workers suspend strike, as Amosun apologises

    Ogun workers suspend strike, as Amosun apologises

    Organised labour in Ogun State on Wednesday suspended its two-week strike.

    The suspension of the strike was announced in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, by the state Chairman of the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, Abiodun Olakanmi.

    Olakanmi, who addressed civil servants in the state at the Nigerian Labour Congress Secretariat, directed them to return to work on Thursday.

    The development followed a tripartite meeting held on Wednesday in Abeokuta between officials of the state government and representatives of labour at the state […]

  • Governor Amosun’s thugs attacked us – Ogun workers

    Governor Amosun’s thugs attacked us – Ogun workers

    Striking Ogun State workers on Thursday alleged that thugs suspected to be loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun beat up public servants and labour union leaders as workers started their indefinite strike over unremitted cooperative union deductions and unfriendly labour practices.

    It was gathered that some labour leaders and union members who had gathered at the secretariat of the state Nigeria Labour Congress around 8am on Thursday were attacked by the thugs.

    One of those beaten, who pleaded anonymity, said, “The thugs came […]

  • Gorvernor Amosun and Ogun workers disagree over N56,000 new minimum wage

    Gorvernor Amosun and Ogun workers disagree over N56,000 new minimum wage

    Governor Ibikunle Amosun and the organised labour in Ogun State Sunday disagreed over the ability of the state government to pay the proposed N56, 000 minimum wage.

    While Amosun declared that governors of the federation have now become “endangered species” due to the prevailing cash crunch in the country, the workers ‎argued that they were suffering and needed new financial raise.

    They spoke at the May Day celebration held at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, where hundreds of workers and other […]