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Pathway for industrial peace, growth in post-COVID-19 oil sector — Stakeholders

Pathway for industrial peace, growth in post-COVID-19 oil sector — Stakeholders

A few days ago, a non-governmental organization, AfriTAL, founded by former President of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Dr. Brown Ogbeifun, as part of Webinar series on “Post COVID-19: Oil and Gas Industry Challenges and Prospects”

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, as Rivers frees dockworkers

Labour suspends planned strike, as Rivers frees dockworkers

By Victor Young Labour (Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN,) has suspended its planned nationwide strike, following the release of some dockworkers arrested on Saturday by Rivers State Task Force on COVID-19. Recall that MWUN had given the Rivers State government a 48-hour ultimatum to release about 20 dockworkers arrested on their way from essential
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Workers celebrate, as FG sends TCN’s GM packing

By Victor Young Workers in the electricity sector are celebrating, following the Federal Government’s termination of the appointment of Engineer Chris Okonkwo, who is President-General of SSAEAC, from the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. SSAEAC is the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies, and the letter of Okonkwo’s appointment’s termination described the action
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COVID-19: Informal sector sets 7-point agenda for govt

COVID-19: Informal sector sets 7-point agenda for govt

By Victor Young The informal sector has set a seven-point agenda for governments, saying workers in the sector had been neglected in the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking on the platform of Federation of Informal Workers’ Organisations of Nigeria, FIWON, they presented a seven-point demands to the three tiers of governments, to enable informal sector workers to
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Eid-el-Fitr: Keep your spirits up in spite of COVID-19, Buhari tells Muslims

Buhari orders immediate payment of ASUU members’ salaries

By Victor Young President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate payment of the withheld February and March salaries of members of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, who have not registered on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information, IPPIS, platform. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said: “President Muhammadu Buhari has today
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Kyari’s death, lessons to be learned— Labour

By Victor Young United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, has said the death of Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, from coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic complications have provided an avenue for the nation to reflect on its infrastructure, among others. ULC’s President, Joe Ajaero, said this in a letter of condolence to
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ESCALATING COVID-19: ‘Huge job loss, unpaid salaries loom if crisis exceeds April 15’

As the world battles to contain coronavirus, COVID 19, pandemic, an industrial relations expert, a conciliator and former  President of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, and Deputy President of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Dr. Brown Ogbeifun, in this interview, predicts more troubles for workers and trade unions in Nigeria if the pandemic escalates.

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