Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] protest dey happun all over Nigeria today ahead of a planned strike action of di goment workers.
Tori be say NLC wey be di umbrella labour union of Nigeria goment workers enta street on Wednesday morning to protest ontop matters wey dey affect dia members like minimum wage and oda tins.
Ayuba Waba, di National President of Nigeria Labour Congress say dem no happy wit how Nigeria lawmakers wan comot minimum wage matter from di exclusive list, put am for di concurrent list.
According to Nigeria law books, to remove something from exclusive list, put am for di concurrent list mean say di resposibility to control dat thing go comot from federal government hand enta state government hand.
Di NLC leader say na sake of dis mata dem dey protest to show say dem no dey comfortable with dat arrangement and if goment no listen to dem, more protest and strike action go happun.
NLC strike 2021 and di current Minimum wage
Nigeria goment put workers minimum wage at 30,000 Naira [about $80 USD] a month but plenti state govnors say dem no dey fit pay day amount.
Di legislative arm of goment say na sake of dat make dem wan move di mata to di concurrent list.
Our reporters dey Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt to bring una live update ontop we Facebook channel.
NLC protest photos
Di last time Nigeria labour unions charge like dis na for September 2020 wen di organised labour and civil society group bin mobilise Nigerians to come out and protest how goment increase fuel and electricity moni.
Dem believe say if dem do am togeda, dem go get beta result and hold goment to do wetin Nigerians want. However goment go court to stop labour, and di leadership of NLC suspend di protest and strike afta dem reach agreement.
Na for October 2018,di Unions reach one agreement with di Nigerian Federal Government on minimum wage of 30,000 naira. But since then many states fail to pay di agreed amount. Dem say dem no get money to pay.