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Adamawa govt. complements FG Housing Programme- Bindow

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Yola – Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Tuesday said that the state government would complement Federal Government housing programme aimed at providing affordable houses for the state workforce. Bindow gave the assurance at the Ground Breaking of 100 units National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme for Nigerian workers in Yola. Reports show that the project is being financed by the ...

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Nigeria needs $3tr to bridge Infrastructural Gap – Wabba


The Nigeria Labour Congress says Nigeria will need $3 trillion in the next 26 years to bridge the infrastructural gap in country. Ayuba Wabba, NLC president, said this at the Infrastructural Summit of the 40th Anniversary of the National Union of Civil Engineering Construct, Furniture and Wood Workers on Thursday in Abuja. The theme of the anniversary is: “Role of ...

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FMBN partner NLC, TUC, NECA to provide affordable housing


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in partnership with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has concluded plans for the commencement of the implementation of a national affordable housing delivery programme. The programme, which is targeted at Nigerian workers, is aimed at boosting housing development in the country. ...

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Alleged NLC members destroy MTN property, injures staff


Vandals suspected to be members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), had attacked various MTN offices around the country in the name of picketing and injured staff. MTN Nigeria had been involved in protracted talks with the trade union to reach an amicable decision, all to no avail. Confirming the attack and vandalisation of some properties for the company, Corporate ...

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NLC, Kano state to construct 500 housing units

AHCN Plans N500bn Revolving Intervention Fund With CBN

According to PM News, the Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has concluded plans to construct 500 housing units for the civil servants in the state. The state NLC chairman, Mr Kabiru Minjibir made the disclosure when he inspected the ongoing housing project being undertaken by the union in Kano on Wednesday. He said when completed, the ...

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Sokoto Civil Servants To Build 3,050 Housing Units

Sokoto Civil Servants To Build 3,050 Housing Units

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Sokoto State says it will build 3,050 housing units for civil servants in the state. The state Chairman of the NLC, Mr. Aminu Umar, disclosed this in Sokoto on Sunday at the 2016 May Day Celebrations. Umar, who was represented by his Deputy, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said that the houses will be built in ...

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NLC implores Ambode to consider low cost housing

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has implored the governor-elect of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to consider low cost housing for workers in the state. NLC said this is in order to ameliorate workers plight as well as measure up with the prevailing national minimum wage in the country. “A situation where a worker is forced to pay about N500,000 ...

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Failed Housing: We will return monies with interest and apology – NLC VP

The Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Issa Aremu on Monday assured aggrieved workers who subscribed to a failed NLC housing scheme, that their monies would be refunded with interest and an apology. Aremu said this while on Sunrise Daily on Channels Television, noting that the NLC had the responsibility to do so and also prosecute those culpable ...

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Workers protest against failed NLC Housing Scheme, demand refund.

Apparently disappointed over inability of the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to deliver houses to them, the President, Comrade Abdul Waheed Omar, was ambushed by angry workers last week in Abuja. The incident occurred at the political debate organized by the congress ahead of the delegates meeting coming up today, where elections for new executive members would be discussed. ...

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FG commences construction of mass housing units for workers

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The Federal Government on Tuesday officially commenced the construction of 100,000 mass housing units for workers across the country. According to the government, the houses will be for workers in all states of the federation, adding that it was collaborating with the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on the project. President Goodluck Jonathan said this while performing ...

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