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NUPENG Calls Off 3-Day Warning Strike

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers(NUPENG) on Wednesday in Abuja called off its three-day nationwide warning strike. NUPENG’s President Igwe Achese called of the strike at a reconciliatory stakeholders meeting called at the instance of Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige. Others stakeholders at the …

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Begins 3-Day Warning Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has declared a nationwide strike beginning from today. The strike which will affect the flow of petrol to filling stations, has shut down seven crude flow stations in the Niger Delta, a union official said on Wednesday. The strike is …

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Kerosene Scarcity Hits Lagos

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has confirmed that there is no kerosene in any of the depots in Lagos. The union said the product was not available in both depots belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) and private operators in Lagos. Mr …

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NUPENG Threatens Three-Day Warning Strike Over Sack Of Members

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)s members would begin a three-day nationwide warning strike by Jan. 9 2017, against the anti-labour practice of International Oil Companies (IOCs). The South-West chairman of the union, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that …

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NUPENG Hands FG 21-Day Ultimatum

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) has handed the Federal Government of Nigeria 21 days to halt the mass sack of its members by major oil companies or face mass action. NUPENG made the disclosure in a communique issued by its Central Working Committee during a  meeting in Warri, Delta …

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ExxonMobil Ex-Staff Demands N11.4bn Entitlements

Former employees of Mobil Producing Nigeria have called on the management of the company to effect the payment of N11.4bn owed them as their terminal benefits. According to reports, the over 1,444 affected people who were employed as contract staff got disengaged in 2012 without commensurate entitlements as contained in the …

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NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike Over Road Construction

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) Workers, have said that it would embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government failed to repair the Calabar-Itu and Ikom-Ogoja road as soon as possible. The association called for fast action toward the repairs of roads as the sufferings …

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Stop Giving Bailouts To Governors – NUPENG Advices FG

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Saturday advised the Federal Government against assisting state governments with bailout funds for the payment of workers’ salaries. The union’s South-West Chairman, Mr Tokunbo Korodo, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos gave the …

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Wike Urges Labour Unions To Make Strike Their Last Option

Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has advised labour unions to only resolve tor strike as the last option in trade disputes, so as to stem the tide of development challenges witnessed as a result of the frequency of strikes in the country. “I believe that strikes should serve as …

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NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Remuneration Of Fuel Attendants

The lingering fuel scarcity in the country may worsen if the over 300,000 petrol attendants in the country do not get a pay rise, The Nation reports. The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has threatened to go on strike in sympathy with the petrol attendants. Citing …

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NLC Threatens Strike Over Fuel Scarcity

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday threatened mass action if the persistent fuel scarcity is not urgently addressed. “Electricity has become an essential commodity, public utilities have since gone to the dogs, petroleum products have grown wings and vanished, compounding an already bad transport system, reducing Nigerians in all …

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Oil Workers Say Strike Only Suspended For 14 Days

Oil workers in the country have said that the joint strike embarked upon by NUPENG and PENGASSAN is only suspended to allow for a window period to discuss issues that led to the strike.

 The President of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Mr Igwe Achese …

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End Fuel Shortages, NUPENG Urges President Buhari

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged the Federal Executive Council (FEC), headed by President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately hit the ground running by arresting the worsening fuel scarcity across the country. NUPENG in a statement, yesterday, by its President, Igwe Achese, contended that since President …

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Tankers Not Affected By Traffic Law – NUPENG

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said that petroleum tankers were not affected by the Lagos State Government daytime operational restriction. Speaking in Lagos on Friday, the Southwest Chairman of the union, Mr Tokunbo Korodo told newsmen that “the ban had nothing to do with …

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Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Gives Tanker, Truck Drivers Two Days To Relocate

Lagos has had enough of the persistent traffic gridlock in Apapa area which has now spilled over into some parts of the state, caused by tankers waiting to lift petroleum products. The state government has therefore issued a 48-hour ultimatum to tanker drivers parked within 300 meters of fuel depots …

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Buhari Must End Importation Of Petroleum Products As Soon As Possible – NUPENG

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has set an agenda for the incoming government of General Muhammadu Buhari in the Petroleum industry, saying the government must end importation of petroleum products within a record time. NUPENG president, Igwe Achese, who said this at a briefing in Lagos, …

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NUPENG Urges Oil Marketers To Comply With New Fuel Price

http://www.airmaxfreedom.com air max shoes Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged oil marketers to comply with the new pump price of petrol, which is N87 per litre. In a statement by its President, Igwe Achese, NUPENG noted that most of the filling stations were still dispensing …

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Fuel Subsidy Payment Drops To N4.48/Litre

The amount the Federal Government is paying on subsidy for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) has dropped to N4.48 per litre, as global oil prices continue to decline. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), yesterday, put the market price of PMS at N101.48 per litre, as at December 12, 2014, …

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Strike: FG Meets NUPENG, PENGASSAN Today

The Federal Government will today hold a meeting with leaders of the oil workers, who embarked on a three-day warning strike to drive home their demands. Although the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has promised Nigerians that there will be no scarcity of fuel as supply to the public would continue, …

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NNPC Assures Nigerians Of Availability Of Fuel Despite NUPENG, PENGASSAN Strike

Queues are building up at filling stations in Abuja and Ilorin due to panic buying by motorists, occasioned by the three-day warning strike action embarked upon by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (PENGASSAN) and the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers …

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