The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have called a national strike beginning October 3, 2023. This follows what the Labour Unions described as the government’s “failure” to properly execute programs to ameliorate Nigerians’ miseries following the elimination of the Premium Motor Spirit subsidy. During a virtual National
Representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, are currently meeting with the federal government, which is led by President Bola Tinubu. The Presidential Villa in Abuja is the location of the emergency meeting. The conference was called by the Federal Government’s newly formed negotiation group.
The federal government’s new 40% unique allowance will only apply to the 144,766 federal civil officials covered by the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure. This suggests that other employees who work for the federal government but are paid differently won’t gain anything. For example, employees of the federal government who