25% job cuts: Strike threatens Chevron’s operations in Nigeria

25% job cuts: Strike threatens Chevron's operations in Nigeria

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) Senior Staff Association of Nigeria have directed their members in Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) to commence a total shutdown of the company’s operations over the sack of Nigerian employees. In a statement jointly signed by Prince Williams Akporeha, the President of NUPENG, and his PENGASSAN counterpart, Mr Festus Osifo, the unions said, “Chevron management was using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to ease out Nigerian workers from the company while it continued to engage…

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Petrol scarcity looms as PENGASSAN, NUPENG threaten strike

Petrol subsidy could gulp N900bn in 2022, says minister

Nigeria may face petrol scarcity if oil workers make good the threat of withdrawing their services nationwide should the Federal Government insist on registering employees in the oil sector on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria (PENGASSAN) Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) made the threat in a letter addressed to Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. The unions kicked against plans by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation…

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