The position of the Nigeria Labor Congress on the planned removal of fuel subsidy is anti people

The position of the Nigeria Labor Congress on the planned removal of fuel subsidy is anti people

NLC should look for other meaningful battles to wage or protests to carry out.

President Buhari remove fuel subsidy so that this whole issue of subsidy fraud, corruption and product availability problem will be solved once and for all.

This idea of NLC using Nigerian masses as tools for negotiation should be dealt with too.

Each time the issue of fuel subsidy comes up the NLC negotiates with the presidency and a partial subsidy removal is achieved and this keeps the subsidy business alive for the next NLC leadership to benefit from.

Away with fuel subsidy!!!

Nigerians must take their destinies in their own hands. NLC won’t help you and in reality they don’t give a damn.


NLC Cautions Federal Government Against Removing Fuel Subsidy

Oluwatobi Bolashodun 7 months ago 32

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned the federal government against removing the fuel subsidy in the country.
The president of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, argued in a statement on Tuesday that the disagreement between the federal government and the marketers on the exact amount of money owed the marketers, indicated that the current fuel scarcity could be a ploy to remove the fuel subsidy, The Punch reports.

‎Wabba said the NLC’s opposition to the removal of the fuel subsidy had not changed.

He urged the federal government to settle debts owed marketers if any, and to address the issue of fuel scarcity and long fuel queues in the country.

The NLC president lamented that the long fuel scarcity had continued to eat into the nation’s productive hours ‎as workers continued to spend long hours in search of fuel.

He stated that some people had taken advantage of the scarcity to exploit Nigerians, who were being made to p‎ay between N120 to N130 for a litre of fuel.

He said the federal government which presides over the petroleum industry had a responsibility to address the disturbing development.

He said; “This painful experience Nigerians have been subjected to has been exacerbated by the embarrassing tirade between the fuel marketers and the Federal Government, represented by the Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on the actual amount owed the marketers.”


Wabba added that the NLC was worried about the worsening scarcity of fuel in Abuja, the southwest ‎and other regions of the federation.

Meanwhile, the congress has pushed for N90,000 as a minimum wage for workers in the country, saying that the five-year operational period of the current N18,000 minimum wage would come to an end this year and it must be reviewed.

Culled from

Share on



You may also like... Women seem to know what's going on in... For the society to get better people must... Will Christianity embrace polygamy to counter increasing Muslim... Enough of this corruption excuse! Selective fight against corruption is 100 percent better... They abuse you for holding a position then... South South region the only region without a... Need to tell your loved ones about your... Stop circulating the head of a suicide bomber... Fiddling with a time bomb
Latest Articles Movie producers should stop denigrating Igbo tradition and religion Your vehicle catalytic converter may have been long stolen without your knowledge FRSC should stop using human beings as wedges on our expressways A good leader will naturally inspire the people Reasonable product warranty - Coscharis, a shining example Only the foolish starve just to export food to wealthy nations DISCOs will one day beg Nigerians to get connected to the grid Disregard the silly rumor about soldiers injecting people with dangerous vaccines My first and last involvement in politics South South region the only region without a plan B


Popular Avoiding Domain Name Registration mistakes Steady electricity for Nigerians in 6 months or less Nigeria Online Scams: Where The EFCC Is Getting It Wrong Understanding Web Hosting Need to introduce the death penalty for corruption MTN 3G Internet service - Not yet uhuru How EFCC can effectively tackle online scam (419) Proposed energy tariff hike and privatization; the role energy efficiency can play Why it may take eternity for Nigeria to move forward How unique can a website be?





He that the gods want to destroy will be first made mad.



Amaechi, Nwodo Clash At UNIZIK Lecture




Articles Development (57)






Articles in pictures


| Advertise | Privacy Policy | Built with JBlog CMS | © 2018 Afam Nnaji - All rights reserved | Email | Powered by Just Web Services


| Advertise | Privacy Policy | Built with JBlog CMS | © 2018 Afam Nnaji - All rights reserved | Email | Powered by Just Web Services