Judiciary workers, Polytechnic lecturers suspend strike

…Courts to re-open on Monday After over two months, the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, (JUSUN), has suspended its industrial action. According to a source at the Supreme Court yesterday, JUSUN’s decision to suspend the strike action was due to the intervention of both Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad and the National Judicial Council, (NJC). When contacted, the media aide to the CJN, Ahuraka Isah, further confirmed the report, adding that JUSUN has already directed its members to resume work on Monday. The union had embarked on…

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NLC suspends warning strike in Kaduna, as FG intervenes

…’JUSUN, Parliamentary workers’ll soon call-off theirs”, Ngige assures The Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC), has suspended its warning strike in Kaduna following the Federal Government’s intervention. The NLC National President, Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension of the mass action, which brought Kaduna State to a standstill for three days, yesterday. According to him, the labour union decided to suspend the strike to honour the invitation of the Federal Government. The Federal Government had pledged to mediate in the raging dispute between labour and the Kaduna State government over the mass sack…

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Resident doctors suspend nationwide strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD), has suspended its 10 days’ old strike. The decision was reached during an emergency meeting of NARD’s National Executive Council, (NEC), yesterday. The National President of the association, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi told newsmen that the strike was suspended due to their responsibility to Nigerians and the fact that the Federal government has met some of their demands. According to him, the strike was suspended after series of long hours of meetings with various stakeholders in the health sector. “We have suspended the strike…

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CSOs protest against suspension of strike by NLC, TUC

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Delta State have lambasted the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC for suspending its planned nationwide strike action which was billed to take place on Monday, September 28. The CSO’s spoke at a peaceful protest at the Ebrumede roundabout in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. They registered their displeasure at the NLC and also condemned the hike in petrol and electricity tariff as well as the Water Resources Bill pending before the National Assembly, which they termed “Government’s Anti-People Policies”. They also dissociated…

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