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PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

The leadership of Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has announced the suspension of the strike it embarked Monday. The suspension came after the intervention of the Director of Department of State Services, DSS, Lawan Daura, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, and the …

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FG begs PENGASSAN to call off strike

FG begs PENGASSAN to call off strike

The Federal Government has pleaded with the Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), to halt its planned nationwide strike. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Abuja which was signed by the Deputy Director, Press, Ministry of Labour …

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Major Nigerian oil union to meet government before planned strikes

A major Nigerian oil union that has threatened to launch a nationwide strike next week will meet government officials on Wednesday to discuss their labour dispute, the union’s general secretary said on Tuesday. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), whose members mainly work in the …

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General Electric pays protesting workers’ salary arrears

Some days after it was picketed, the General Electric (GE) has paid five months salary arrears it owed workers of ARCO Group Ltd., its servicing company. Mr Abel Agarin, Lagos Zonal Chairman of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), confirmed the payment to the News …

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