The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), said Tuesday that the proposed increase in data rate by the telecoms operators in the country was a conspiracy against the collective interest of the common man in the country.
In a statement made available to newsmen and signed by the President, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Acting Secretary General, Comrade (Barr.) Simeso Amachree, the Congress said the proposed increase was unacceptable as if is aimed at frustrating the lives of the Nigerian people.
According to reports, the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Civil Liberties Organisation and the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders have strongly kicked against the decision of the leadership of the House of Representatives to purchase 360 exotic cars worth N3.6bn for its members when the nation is going through economic crisis.
The NLC and the TUC said the decision of the National Assembly was a mark of government’s insensitivity to the plight of Nigerians going through tough times.
The General Secretary of the […]
Trade Union Congress (TUC) has said former President Goodluck Jonathan could be invited to explain how the controversial $2.1 billion arms money was spent.
The position of the Congress is hinged on the recent statement credited to the ex-president that former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki could not have misappropriated the money.
Jonathan expressed his position when he responded to questions after his lecture on Youth Entrepreneurship at the famous Oxford Union in the United Kingdom.
He said: “They said the National […]
It was gathered that the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has warned the government against any contemplated increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as petrol, saying such move will be an open invitation to revolution in the country.
In a statement signed by President and Secretary General of the congress, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Comrade (Barr.) Simeso Amachree, respectively, the union said it was surprise that officials of government were speaking from both sides of […]
According to reports, the President of the Trade Union Congress has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria is confused and does not know the steps to take to steer to the economy out of its sorry state.
Kaigama said that all sectors of the economy had collapsed with the nation’s currency losing value against the Dollar and other foreign currencies every hour.
According to him, the misfortune of the Naira had continued with the currency exchanging for between N480 and N492 […]
Nigeria’s labour movement has kicked against the planned sales of the share holdings in the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and other national assets by the Federal Government as part of measures to exit from the current economic recession.
The two key labour unions, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) yesterday vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to sell the national assets.
The Labour expressed reservations over the calls by business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, […]
It was gathered that the Trade Union Congress has described those calling for the sale of national assets as enemies of Nigeria.
The President of the TUC, Mr. Bala Kaigama, and the Acting Secretary General of the congress, Mr. Simeso Amachree, said in a statement on Thursday that the suggestion for the sale of the national assets was also disgraceful.
They urged the governments to drop the planned move to sell the national assets in order to avoid incurring the wrath of […]
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Tuesday said that instead of planning to increase the pump price of fuel, the Federal Government should improve people’s living conditions.
The TUC President, Mr Bobboi Kaigama and its Acting General-Secretary, Mr Simeso Amachree, in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos, vowed to resist any form of fuel increase above N145.
“The economy is already on its knees. We suggest that the government should reduce the cost of governance and create a more friendly […]
Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has kicked against the call in some quarters for an increase in the pump price of fuel by the management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The TUC stated that It is annoying that the call came even when the Federal Government which it alleged is yet to fulfil its promises and agreement reached with organised labour during the protest against the last hike in May this year.
This was contained in a statement signed by the […]
Civil servants in Niger State have been directed to proceed on an indefinite strike by the state chapter of Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) following expiration of two weeks ultimatum given to the state government to pay full salary to workers in the state.
In a bulletin titled, “Clarion Call” which was signed by the Organized Labour union in the state and made available to The Nation in Minna, all civil servants were directed to sit at […]