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    JOHESU: Why we won’t resume work despite court judgement

JOHESU: Why we won’t resume work despite court judgement

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says it has appealed the ruling of the national industrial court (NIC) ordering it to end the ongoing strike and resume work.The union said before it received the court order, it had challenged the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the suit.The court had on May 17 ordered health workers — under JOHESU — [...]

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    JOHESU asks members not to suspend strike — despite court order

JOHESU asks members not to suspend strike — despite court order

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has asked its members to carry on with the strike despite a court order directing health workers to resume work within 24 hours.On Thursday, the National Industrial Court in Abuja ordered the health workers — who have been on strike since April 17 — to suspend the industrial action and resume work within 24 [...]

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    JOHESU ‘relaxes strike’ in four states, asks Buhari to sack Adewole

JOHESU ‘relaxes strike’ in four states, asks Buhari to sack Adewole

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has called off strike in Lagos, Kano, Yobe and Niger states.Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, Biobelemoye Josiah (pictured), JOHESU chairman, called on all health workers in the four states  to relax the strike following the “implementation” of the agreement by the states.He also asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Isaac Adewole, minister [...]

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    JOHESU: Doctors, health ministry frustrating efforts to end strike

JOHESU: Doctors, health ministry frustrating efforts to end strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has accused the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) of frustrating efforts to end its four-week-old strike.Fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Monday, Biobebelemoye Josiah, JOHESU national chairman, also said the ministry of health is collaborating with the doctors to suppress the union's demands.JOHESU on April 17 embarked on an industrial action to press home [...]

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    Health sector crisis deepens as doctors oppose JOHESU’s equal pay demand

Health sector crisis deepens as doctors oppose JOHESU’s equal pay demand

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has threatened to go on strike if a key demand of the striking health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) is met.The health workers are asking, among other things, to be at par with doctors in terms of salary — which the NMA said is "callous and ill-motivated".The JOHESU strike, which has been [...]

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    JOHESU strike: No end in sight as FG rejects demand of health workers

JOHESU strike: No end in sight as FG rejects demand of health workers

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the demand of officials of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to be at par with doctors in terms of salary is neither practicable nor acceptable.Disclosing this in a statement on Monday, Adewole said the current administrationt has offered to adjust the salaries and wages of the health workers.He was reacting to the advertorial by [...]

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    Kaduna teachers suspend strike

Kaduna teachers suspend strike

The Kaduna state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called off its strike.The union had embarked on the strike on January 8, to protest the sacking of of 21,780 of their colleagues who failed a competency test conducted by the state government in 2017.Announcing the suspension via a statement on Thursday, Adamu Amba, the state NUT chairman, said [...]

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    Kaduna protest: Showdown looms as police deploy 8000 officers

Kaduna protest: Showdown looms as police deploy 8000 officers

The police have deployed 8,000 personnel across Kaduna state ahead of the protest by the Nigerian Labour Congress over the sacking of 36,000 civil servants.NAN reports that heavily armed security personnel were stationed at the NLC headquarters along Independence Way and strategic areas of the metropolis while others were patrolling the town.The police and other security personnel were also stationed [...]

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    El-Rufai vows to punish those who dared him, says strike won’t restore ‘bad’ teachers

El-Rufai vows to punish those who dared him, says strike won’t restore ‘bad’ teachers

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has vowed to take actions against teachers who obeyed the strike order of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).The Kaduna chapter of the union had asked its members to stay off work from Monday in protest of the decision of the government to sack over 20,000 teachers who failed competency test.El-Rufai had warned the [...]

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    El-Rufai threatens to sack teachers who embark on strike

El-Rufai threatens to sack teachers who embark on strike

The administration of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, has threatened to fire any teacher who embarks on strike.This is as a result of the directive of the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) that its members should stay off work from Monday.The union asked teachers to protest the sack of over 20,000 of their colleagues who failed a [...]

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    Osun workers suspend three-day strike

Osun workers suspend three-day strike

The joint labour unions in Osun on Saturday called off their three-day-old strike embarked upon on Wednesday after meeting with the state government officials.NAN reports that the labour unions, led by Jacob Adekomi, the state chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), agreed to call off the strike after the state government acceded to some of their demands and a memorandum [...]

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    Strike by Arik Air cabin crew leaves passengers stranded across Nigeria

Strike by Arik Air cabin crew leaves passengers stranded across Nigeria

An unannounced industrial action by the cabin crew of Arik Air leaft hundreds of its passengers stranded in various airports across the country.Lagos and Abuja were the worst hit as the airline has its major customers there.The cabin crew commenced the strike action this morning without prior notice over what they termed “non- increment of their salaries and allowances".Several passengers [...]

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    ASUP suspends nationwide strike

ASUP suspends nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its nationwide strikeUsman Duste, national president of ASUP, announced this on Wednesday during the union’s 14th national delegates conference holding in Bauchi state.ASUP embarked on the industrial action on November 13 over the failure of the federal government to implement its agreements with the union reached since 2016.Dutse said the union was [...]

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    ASUP to commence indefinite strike Monday

ASUP to commence indefinite strike Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it will embark on an indefinite strike starting from Monday, November 13, 2017.The union announced this after its national executive council meeting which held at the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna state on Saturday. [...]

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    Benue workers begin indefinite strike

Benue workers begin indefinite strike

Civil servants in Benue on Tuesday commenced an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries.On Monday, the joint executive council of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress had directed the workers to begin the industrial action the next day (Tuesday).In a communique issued at their meeting in Makurdi, the labour leaders had said the strike was [...]

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    FG, health workers fail to reach agreement

FG, health workers fail to reach agreement

The federal government has not been able to reach an agreement with striking health workers in the country.On Tuesday, Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, and Isaac Adewole, health minister, met with the leadership of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), but the meeting ended in deadlock.Ngige criticised the health workers for "not following the provisions" of existing labour laws, [...]

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