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On 10 January 2018, the Kaduna State governor together with the state commissioner of police used several press conferences to threaten the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) with sanctions in case of organising solidarity protests in Kaduna State. On the same day, the state government declared (...)

Staff of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, organised a march to protest the sacking of 256 staff and deployment of 300 other workers of the hospital. Earlier in August 2017, the workers organised a strike action, joined by resident (...)

At the end of December 2017, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Information announced that the body tasked with negotiation of public sector workers’ employment conditions – the Civil Service Commission – together with all public sector education institutions and the Zimbabwe Institute for (...)

Despite having secured substantial fiscal incentives under the Development Agreement signed with the government of Ghana by Gold Fields Ghana Limited in 2016, at the end of 2017 the company announced its decision to move from owner mining to contract mining, and to retrench the majority of its (...)

Issiaka Traoré, general secretary of the NSIA trade union committee, was dismissed on 18 July 2017 by the management of the NSIA insurance company for having sent an email to the deputy director calling for the income tax cuts granted by the government in 2016. The mail read: “Ms Bosso, please (...)

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