Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


JUST IN: NLC And TUC Declare Indefinite Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria have resolved to begin an indefinite nationwide strike starting on October 3, 2023.

Gatekeepers News reports that this comes after a joint press briefing held by the leaders of the unions in Abuja on Tuesday.

The NLC and the government have failed to reach an agreement on the best way to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal and the attendant hardship in the country on Nigerians.

Following Tuesday’s separate virtual National Executive Council meetings, the unions resolved to commence the strike on October 3 and urged Nigerians to stock up on food supplies for at least one week.

The three-week ultimatum which was given by the NLC to the government expired last week.

The NLC President, Joe Ajaero and his TUC counterpart, Festus Osifo disclosed after their separate Emergency NEC meetings in Abuja on Tuesday that the Nigerian government had been insensitive to the plight of the citizens following the removal of fuel subsidy, which has pushed up the prices of food items, transport fare and other goods and services.

This is a developing story.

You May Also Like


Some gunmen have kidnapped a former President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Takai Shamang in his hometown, Biniki, in Kaura LGA of Kaduna...


Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called off the planned strike action scheduled for Tuesday, opting to await President Bola Tinubu’s decision on the new...


Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that organised labour did not commit treason during its fight for minimum wage increase. Gatekeepers News reports that...


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the strike which began on June 3 and paralysed government and commercial activities nationwide will enter its second...