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FG Ends Lagos/RTEAN disputes, As Adeshina Now Chairman 

The lingering disputes between the Lagos State Government and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has been resolved.  This is in compliance with the provisions of Item 6 of the Memorandum of Understanding dated 2 October 2023 between the FGN and the Organized Labour, intervened in the crisis in …

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Clergy Tasks Parishioners To Be Worthy Of Emulation

By Chuks Nzeh The Parish Priest of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church Lugbe, Rev. Fr. James Akpaamo has tasked parishioners to be worthy of emulation, that is, stars that attracts people to Christ, insisting that parents need to lead their children to Jesus Christ through positive lifestyles that ultimately makes them …

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ITUC- Africa Condemns Argentina’s Criminalization Of Social Protection

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation ( ITUC-Africa) has condemned Argentina Government for criminalising  social protection as well as freedom of expression. ITUC-Africa in a statement signed by her General Secretary, Comrade Akhator Joel Odigie expressed dismay and condemnation concerning Resolution 943/2023 recently promulgated by the …

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ASUP Rejects Classification Of Tertiary Institutions As Revenue Generating Agencies

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Thursday rejected the classification of tertiary institutions as revenue generating agencies by Federal Ministry of Finance. The union, according to a statement signed by the president, Comrade Shammah S Kpanja lamented that the current circular by the Ministry is contrary to the …

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NSITF Denies Opposing 40 Percent Deduction Of Employers’ Contributions By Finance Ministry 

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has explained that the Fund did not at any time “reject” 40 % deduction of Employers’ contributions by Finance Ministry as erroneously reported  in a section of the press. “The NSITF has no such powers as the management of the Fund is fully …

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Why AU Members Should Ratify Free Movement Protocol – Comrade Joel 

The Africa Trade Union Migration Network (ATUMNET) held her meeting in Dar es Salaam , Tanzania between 18th and 20th 2023, MOSES JOHN speaks with the General Secretary of ITUC -Africa Comrade Akhator Joel Odigie on the essence of the meeting among others. Essence of the meeting.  Let me first …

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We’ll  Pursue Organizing, Recruiting New Members In 2024 – ITUC- Africa

The African Regional Organisation of International Trade Union Confederation( ITUC-Africa) has said that the organisation would be vigorous in Organising as well as recruiting new members into their folds in 2024. In a statement to mark end of 2023, the ITUC-Africa vowed to succeed in the new year despite the …

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Celebrity Boxing match: NBF Interim President, Azania Hails Portable, Charles Okocha 

The interim president of the Nigerian Boxing Federation, (NBF), Azania Omo-Agege has reacted to the recent celebrity boxing fight between two Nigerian Superstars. The fight was between Street-pop musician Habeeb Badmus, publicly known as Portable and popular Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha, in the early hours of Wednesday. The fight was …

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African Workers Threatens To Picket Nigerian Embassies Across Continent 

African workers under the aegis of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) has threatened to picket Nigerian embassies across the continent , if her demands on the circumstance that lead to brutal attacked on NLC president, Comrade Joe Ajaero was not address . The workers in a letter addressed the President …

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2023 Migrant Day: ITUC -Africa Urges AU Members To Ratify Free Movement Convention

As the world commemorates this year International Migrant Day, the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) has appealed to Africa Union members to as matter of priority ratify the AU convention on free movement of people. General Secretary of the organisation, Comrade Akhator Joel Odigie who …

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