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Tinubu Bola Ahmed

NLC, TUC Call Off Nationwide Strike for Just One Week

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called off their industrial action over a lack of consensus on a new minimum wage and the hike in electricity tariff for just one week to giver way for further negotiation with the government.

The TUC president Festus Osifo said this on Tuesday in Abuja after a joint extraordinary national executive council meeting of the unions.

Both unions downed tools on Monday to register their grievances over the hike in electricity tariff and lack of consensus on a new minimum wage.

The development ground activities in critical sectors of the economy with schools, businesses, hospitals, and airports shut. The national grid was also shut down, throwing the nation into darkness.

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