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Oyo Workers suspend strike.

Workers in the six tertiary institutions owned by Oyo State government have suspended their two-month old strike. The six institutions are: The Polytechnic, Ibadan; Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo; Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology; The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa; The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki and College of Education, Lanlate. They had been on strike since Friday 3rd November 2017, when leaders of the various workers’ unions, which include members of various academic and non-academic staff in the six institutions declared a full blown indefinite strike action to press home their demands bothering on nonpayment of their salaries ranging from...

Oyo workers to receive two months salaries as Labour ends 7-week strike

Workers and pensioners in the civil service of Oyo State will receive January and February 2016 arrears of salaries and pensions within the next two weeks in a staggered arrangement. While January salaries and pensions will be paid immediately from the available N3.49bn in the state coffers, the February salaries and pension will follow within the next two weeks on the receipt of the next allocation from the Federation Account. This was the highlight of the agreement reached between the state government and labour leaders culminating in the suspension of the over seven-week-old strike by the workforce, on Monday evening....

We have not sacked any worker—Oyo govt

The Oyo State government has quelled speculations in some sections of the public that some teachers on the payroll of the state government had been retrenched. Speaking, Secretary to the State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli, noted that such fears might not be unconnected with the ongoing verification exercise of the state government. He, however, maintained that no worker had been sacked. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo surrenders 100% revenue to workers, strike shelved

Oyo surrenders 100% revenue to workers, strike shelved

A sign that Nigerians are living in an anomic state reared its head in Oyo state yesterday with the disclosure that the government of Abiola Ajimobi has struck a peace deal with workers to surrender 100 per cent of Federal allocation for salaries. In any case, the dwindling allocation will not be enough to satisfy  the wage bill of the  workers, now five months in arrears,   and they may soon demand a share of the Internally Generated Revenue, which stands at about N2billion monthly. This will raise the question as to how the state will finance the social and infrastructure projects for...