NewsExpress banner Firstbank Verve banner Fidelity bank card banner Umm Sulaim's Thoughts Camano banner

Taraba workers embark on 3-day warning strike

By News Express on 10/03/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 1,909


Organised labour in Taraba on Wednesday, commenced three-day warning strike over illegal salary deductions, omissions and non-payment of primary school teachers.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Solomon Obaji, Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Alhaji Tukur Taji, Secretary, Trade Union Congress (TUC), and issued to newmen in Jalingo.

The statement criticised the state government for being ‘insensitive’ to the sufferings of its workers and pensioners.

“Government has failed to address the abnormalities, ranging from underpayment of salaries, omission of genuine workers from salary vouchers, removal of approved allowances and non- payment of teachers salaries.”

When contacted, the Commissioner for Information, Mr Anthony Danburam, said that government was holding meetings with the labour leaders with a view to resolving the matter.

The workers complied with the directive of their leaders on the issue as all the offices in the state secretariat in Jalingo were locked. (NAN)

•Photo shows Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba.

 

Source News Express

Posted 10/03/2016 04:53:44 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Jehovah’s Witnesses unfold 2013 Convention Programme •Plus time...

Atiku far ahead of Buhari in Plateau

El-Rufai’s anti-people policies may cost APC Kaduna in...

Man disappears after showing prophet new car

Delta Govt. to partner journalists

APC dares Wike, PDP over Amaechi’s planned arrest...

Nigeria hosts Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest tank farm

Fashola drops hint of likely increase in power...

Facebook to start TV broadcast, game shows

JNI condemns fresh Boko haram and Ombatse attacks,...

Nigeria’s online travel booking space in search of...

Camp leaders, vigilante groups, policemen and soldiers sexually...

 

Latest News Kanu’s lawyer, Ejiofor, cries out from hiding: ‘Anambra Police Command after my life!’ •Petitions British High Commissioner Fear of state terrorism and repression now the beginning of wisdom in Nigeria — Intersociety Three convicted for fraud in Maiduguri CLO tasks Nigerians on patriotism Killer of Kogi PDP women leader confesses •Reveals why they burnt her to death Wike, Oshiomhole clash in Abuja Immigration officer arrested for supplying ammunition to bandits Three kidnappers nabbed while attempting to collect loot Ex-Governors Bafarawa, Wamakko in war of words at Sokoto airport Why presidency turned down Fowler’s request for second term 26 men dressed as women arrested at Kano birthday party Three killed as cultists clash in Lagos

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (570,724 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (456,145 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (406,022 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (341,151 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (307,434 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (291,621 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (261,089 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (260,055 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (241,499 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (228,057 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (203,780 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (200,202 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (111) Business & Economy (4,617) Business Verdict (89) Columnists (1,156) Complaints & Requests (97) Enterprise & Opportunities (221) Entertainment (717) Features (855) Global Business Monitor (497) ICT Monitor (73) International (4,318) Interview (219) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (178) Maggie's Blog (514) News (55,075) Opinion (1,437) Pidgin (18) Politics (11,869) Religion (1,132) Sports (2,252) Stock Watch (40) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera