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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2013
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 Salihu Moh. Lukman, smlukman@gmail.com  Sometimes in 2004, at an interactive session with Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, then visiting Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), a member of President Obasanjo’s economic team who was a Minister emphatically announced that the People Democrat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Adewale Stephen Millions of workers in Nigeria look up to their union leaders to organise them to protect their rights. But recent events show that unionists are fast losing the confidence of the masses When the controversial Central Bank Governor of Nigeria Mallam Sanusi Lamido took his habitual goo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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IBADAN – ARMED policemen yesterday took over the Oyo State Secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Agodi, Ibadan, over what the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Yabo Mohammed, said was a preventive measure to prevent a breakdown of law and order. Not less than 10 armed Mobil Policemen were see...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2012
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The betrayal of the nationwide general strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) provides crucial lessons for workers and young people the world over. The strike began January 9. It was officially called off on January 16, following talks with the People’s Democra...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 13th, 2012
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By Fidelis Allen Conflicting roles of unions and civil society. Anti-government protests have been quite successful, although with many reports of police brutality against protesters. But labour unions appear unable to provide a voice for the people in some parts of the country. ‘Labour has been boug...
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Jan 10th, 2012
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The attention of the Attorney General of the Federation has been drawn to reports of the unfortunate loss of lives of Nigerians in the course of the demonstrations staged yesterday in some parts of the country. Government regrets this development and commiserates with the affected families. The HAGF ...
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Oct 17th, 2011
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Nigeria’s trade unions have warned President Goodluck Jonathan there could be civil unrest if the go-ahead is given to remove the fuel subsidy the government says will cost 1.2 trillion naira this year. The elimination of the subsidy has for years been one of the biggest political debates among...