The leaders of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have directed members nationwide to go ahead with a three-day warning strike starting from Wednesday, 11th January 2016.

This follows the running battle NUPENG has had with the International Oil Companies (IOC) over an alleged indiscriminate sack of workers without benefits and refusal to allow their workers to unionise, among other unfair labour practices.

Interestingly, officials of the union have promised to honour the meeting today called by the federal government through the Minister of Labor and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to find a solution to the dispute.

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