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Nationwide Blackout Looms as Electricity Workers Mobilise for Monday’s NLC Strike

In a collective effort to address the pressing concerns of Nigerian workers, labor unions across the country are mobilizing their members to participate in an indefinite nationwide strike. The strike, set to commence on June 3, 2024, aims to put pressure on the government to prioritize the welfare of its citizens, as reported by Torizone...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶▶▶

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have declared industrial action in response to the government’s failure to pass a new National Minimum Wage Act and its decision to hike electricity tariffs. The labor unions are demanding a living wage for Nigerian workers and improvements to the current economic situation.

The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have also instructed their members to fully engage in the strike. Union leaders emphasize the importance of widespread participation to ensure the government takes their demands seriously.

According to reporters, the removal of subsidies and worsening economic conditions have further exacerbated the plight of Nigerian workers. The labor unions’ decision to strike underscores their commitment to holding the government accountable for its inaction on these critical issues.…Continue The Full Reading.>’.

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