• Protests rock Nasarawa, Katsina, Kwara, Kogi over workers’ killing

    Protests rock Nasarawa, Katsina, Kwara, Kogi over workers’ killing

    The National President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on Tuesday led workers in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, to protest the killing of two workers allegedly killed by security agents attached to the Government House while on a protest a couple of weeks ago.

    This is as solidarity protests took place simultaneously in Kwara, Kogi and Katsina states on Tuesday.

    The Kwara protesters, led by the state’s NLC Chairman, Mr. Yekini Agunbiade, marched from the NLC secretariat along Lajorin Street, […]

  • Eight policemen, NSCDC officers arrested over Nasarawa workers’ killing

    Eight policemen, NSCDC officers arrested over Nasarawa workers’ killing

    No fewer than six police officers and two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Nasarawa State have been apprehended in connection with the shooting of two civil servants who had been protesting a 50 per cent salary cut by the state government.

    The civil servants were among thousands of workers who were waiting at the Government House gate for the outcome of negotiations by the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress led by its President, Ayuba Wabba, […]