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On The March Over Buhari

On The March Over Buhari

Nigerians sustain street rallies though sharply divided over the gains or pains so far recorded under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. For about three weeks Nigerians under different umbrellas have been on the streets to air their views on the situation in the country. One feature of the demonstrations is that they gave the impression that Nigerians are divided on the impact of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on the economy, nay the

Inflation: TUC To Press For Increased Minimum Wage

Following the devaluation of the Naira by the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Trade Union Congress, TUC, has announced that it would engage the federal government in 2015 to press for a raise in minimum wage. This was contained in a statement on issued on Sunday by Bobboi Kaigama, National President of the Congress at the end of its National Executive Council meeting held in Lagos State. Stating that the development has negative impacts on

Minimum Wage: TUC Gives Senate 7 Days To Clarify Position

The Trade Union Congress, TUC, has given the Senate a 7-day ultimatum to clarify its position on the removal of Minimum Wages Laws from the Exclusive legislative list. The TUC gave the ultimatum in a communique that was jointly signed by the President of the union, Bobboi Kaigam, and the National Secretary, Musa Lawal on Saturday, October 25. In the communique, which came at the end of an emergency meeting of TUC’s Central Working Committee,

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Private Registration Centres: TUC Faults FG’s Proposed Ban

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has expressed displeasure at the plan of the Federal Government to proscribe private registration centres for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, the National Examinations Council, NECO and other examination bodies in the country, describing the plan as a move in the wrong direction. In a statement signed by Bobboi Bala Kaigama, TUC president, and Musa Lawal, secretary general, the TUC


Mutiny: TUC, NBA Fault death sentence passed on 12 soldiers

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, in Lagos, has condemned the death sentence passed by the Military Court on 12 soldiers who on May 14, 2014 fired shots at the General Officer Commanding the newly created 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Ahmed Mohammed, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on its part, urged the Federal Government to temper justice with mercy and save the lives of the 12 soldiers. TUC,