Oil Workers Strike - Fuel Scarcity Hits Nigerian Cities


Long queues have resurfaced at filling stations in Abuja, Kano, Bauchi, Aba and many other major cities as oil workers' union NUPENG began a three-day "warning" strike to press for fairer labour practices.
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Fuel strike

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Shortage Hits Abuja, Kano, Others

    Daily Trust, 2 July 2013

    Long queues yesterday resurfaced at filling stations in Abuja, Kano, Bauchi, Aba and many other major cities as oil workers' union NUPENG began a three-day "warning" strike to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG Strike Grounds Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Others

    Leadership, 2 July 2013

    Business activities were yesterday paralysed in Abuja, Kaduna and other states in the north-central zone, just at the beginning of a three-day warning strike by the Nigeria Union ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG Strike - FG Moves to Avert Fuel Scarcity As Queues Surface in Abuja

    This Day, 2 July 2013

    The federal government yesterday conveyed an emergency meeting with leaders of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and management of Chevron, Shell ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG Begins Three-Day Warning Strike

    This Day, 1 July 2013

    The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) Monday commenced a three-day warning strike to protest alleged inhuman treatment on members by management of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  SPDC, AGIP, Chevron - NUPENG Begins Three-Day Warning Strike Over 'Unfair' Practices

    Vanguard, 1 July 2013

    NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, today begins a nationwide three-day warning strike over, among others things, perceived unfair labour practices by Shell ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG to Commence Three-Day Warning Strike

    This Day, 25 June 2013

    The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) Monday vowed to go ahead with its planned three-day warning strike by twednesday, if the federal government's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NUPENG to Go On Strike

    Leadership, 25 June 2013

    The Secretary General of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), comrade Isaac Aberare, has vowed to continue with its three-day warning strike tomorrow if ... read more »

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