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NLC and TUC To Begin Nationwide Strike in Nigeria Tomorrow



BREAKING: NLC and TUC To Begin Nationwide Strike in Nigeria Tomorrow

NLC and TUC are set to begin a nationwide strike in Nigeria tomorrow.

Newsone reports that the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, counterparts, have resolved to commence the planned nationwide strike from midnight today.

This online news platform understands that the NLC and TUC nationwide strike in Nigeria is to protest the battering of the NLC President and others in Owerri, Imo State on November 1, as well as the pending labour issues in Imo State, southeast Nigeria

The NLC and TUC had on November 7, resolved to declare a nationwide strike by Tuesday, November 14, if their demands were not met.

Newsone Nigeria recalls that suspected agents of the state and security operatives had descended on Ajaero alongside other Labour leaders smashing their vehicles, inflicting injuries on them and dispossessing handsets, money, ATM cards among other valuables from the Labour leaders and others who had gathered at the NLC State secretariat to begin a scheduled protest on November 1, over pending Labour issues.

The NLC President, other national leaders of NLC and their TUC, counterparts, were at the NLC state Secretariat in Owerri to protest among other grievances backlog of unpaid salaries and allowances, Pensions, gratuities and non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage Act.

The attack, brutalization and battering of Ajaero and others have continued to elicit outrage and condemnation across the country and beyond.