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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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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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Doctors strike: Actress, baby die during delivery

An actress died while giving birth in Kilifi County on Tuesday as health services in public hospitals around the country remained grounded due to the clinical officers and nurses’ strike. The nurses’ strike has lasted for 106 days. Reports say her baby also died a few minutes after she passed …

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ASUU NEC holds decisive meeting Thursday

The National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will meet today in Abuja to adopt a position on the concessions offered by the Nigerian government. The negotiation team of ASUU had on Friday requested one week to submit the government’s offers to its members for consultation …

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BREAKNG: Resident doctors call off strike

Resident doctors call off strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, in the early hours of Thursday announced the suspension of its strike which started on September 4 2017, after a meeting between officials of the Federal Government and representatives of NARD. The strike has crippled activities in public hospitals across Nigeria. Chairman of …

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Resident doctors meeting deadlocked as strike continues

The meeting of the executives of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has been deadlocked. The meeting was called to review government’s offers to the striking doctors with a view to call off the strike. The meeting, which started at 11 p.m. in Abuja ended at 7 a.m. for …

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ASUU Strike: Lecturers reach agreement with FG

The striking university lecturers, ASUU, have agreed to consider the federal government’s offer and suspend their strike. The agreement comes after 12 hours, 30 minutes of a closed door meeting between ASUU and a government delegation in Abuja. The leadership of ASUU, however, said though it accepted the proposal presented …

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ASUU, FG to meet Thursday over strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Thursday hold a crucial meeting with the federal government, exactly a week since the lecturers refused to show up for a meeting with the government delegation. The meeting is at the instance of the ministers of labour and education and was …

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