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LCCI: Nigeria will lose N150m daily, if Pengassan and Nupeng embark on strike

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, has warned that the economy would lose an estimated N150 billion daily, if the proposed strike by PENGASSAN and NUPENG is not averted. The Director-General of LCCI, Muda Yusuf, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday …

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NUPENG workers threaten to embark on nationwide Strike

Workers of the  National  Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has threatened to embark on a strike in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over a dispute with Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). This was made known after a National Executive Council meeting, Mr Igwe Achese, NUPENG President, …

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NUPENG suspends strike in Rivers State

The National​ Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria (NUPENG) has suspended its strike just after 48 hours after it embarked on the strike. The strike was suspended on Friday and it was declared that there will be no scarcity of petroleum products in Rivers State as the …

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NUPENG threatens to go on strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas ( NUPENG) Workers have threatend to go on strike,  if the Federal Government fails to change its decision on the sale of the Port Harcourt Refining and Petrochemical Company to Oando Plc. The union alleged that the government had ignored the recent …

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NUPENG blasts Senate over proposed increase in fuel price

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has criticised the proposed N5 petrol levy by the Senate, describing it as a huge joke. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of NUPENG, said in Lagos on Saturday that the proposal was ill-timed and also smacked of insensitivity to the …

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NUPENG calls off strike, tanker drivers resume work

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas employees (NUPENG) has called off it’s strike which lasted for one day. This was announced by the Chairman of the association and he ordered the immediate suspension of the nationwide industrial action. This is coming as motorists went about their normal activities …

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BREAKING: NUPENG Calls Off Tanker Drivers’ Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas employees has announced the immediate halt of the nationwide industrial action embarked upon by tanker drivers under its Petroleum Tanker Drivers arm. NUPENG President, Igwe Achese, announced that the strike has been called off after a meeting which involved members of the …

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NUPENG workers to begin strike on Monday, fuel scarcity looms

Nigerians might begin to experience long queues at filling stations from Monday as the  Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has said its Petroleum Tanker Drivers had been mobilised to ensure no movement of petroleum tankers as their nationwide strike begins on Monday. According to the South-West …

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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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