Newsexpress place banner advert Yudala genuine products
Work resumes today after fuel price strike

By News Express on 23/05/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 644


Work resumes this morning across the country following the suspension, on Sunday evening, of the strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to resist the new price of petrol.

NLC President Ayuba Wabba announced the suspension of the strike after an emergency meeting of its organs – the National Working Committee and the National Executive Committee.

At the meeting, talks were focused on the strike and the way forward.

Mr Wabba said the strike was suspended due to the intervention of well-meaning Nigerians including the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu.

In a statement issued after the meeting, Comrade Wabba said the industrial action was informed by the twin issues of the unjustified and illegal hike in electricity tariff and increase in the pump price of petrol.

The Congress also announced plans to resume negotiations with the Federal Government, with a view to resolving the issues that prompted the strike.

The NLC President added that the Congress would continue to resist wrong legislations, policies and programmes that would impact negatively on the lives of ordinary Nigerians.

Pump price of petrol was increase from 86.50 Naira to 145 Naira by the Federal Government on May 11.

The 67.6 per cent increase had angered the labour union, with the union saying it was insensitive.

•Additional reports by Channels TV. Photo shows NLC President Ayuba Wabba.

Source News Express

Posted 22/05/2016 9:56:28 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Emefiele hosts African Central Bank Governors

Stop distracting Obiano with court cases, Umeh tells...

Buhari’s Health: Stop using phone calls to deceive...

Haze and poor visibility to prevail today in...

African, Asian, Latin American Ministers Meet to Develop...

Osun Police warns skaters, unregistered drivers, others

Fresh massacre: 60 (mostly Christians) dead in Boko...

Kano Killing: CAN decries release of suspects without...

Brazil 2014 ticket hunt: Omeruo bounces back as...

Kidnapping: Nigerian Army to launch ‘Operation Rescue Final’...

Group hails CBN’s foreign exchange policy

Digital Switch Over: FG rakes in N1.8bn from...

 

Latest News BREAKING NEWS: Many feared dead as explosions rock University of Maiduguri, other parts of Borno Why I sacked my commissioners, others — Wike Top Boko Haram Commander, 20 others captured in Kano Signatures of dead men among the ones submitted to INEC for my recall from the Senate: Dino Melaye Unmatched discounts, free delivery on offer @Yudala Tech Week German broadcaster protests over Nigeria police brutality Nigeria moves to strengthen ties with Tunisia Clouds, thunderstorms to dominate today’s weather, says NiMET 70 per cent of Nigerian prison inmates are awaiting trial – Dambazau Emir Sanusi, others sue for peace Shettima apologises to civil servants over unpaid salaries Ooni warns against inflammatory statements

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (259,278 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (238,599 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (195,714 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (169,874 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (165,169 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (146,709 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (127,220 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (121,445 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (112,125 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (105,352 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (105,306 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (98,091 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,600) Business Verdict (17) Columnists (702) Complaints & Requests (92) Enterprise & Opportunities (157) Entertainment (334) Features (461) Global Business Monitor (154) International (1,426) Interviews (124) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (59) News (25,801) Opinion (736) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,743) Religion (566) Sports (1,281) Stock Watch (18) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN words on marble advert

 

 

Thousands of Biafrans gather at Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s palace for address...

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!