The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have “relaxed” their nationwide strike for a few days.

CANDID REPORTERS learnt that the strike has been “relaxed for a few days”.

Labour had embarked on the strike after negotiations with the federal government on a new minimum wage met a brick wall.

The industrial action paralysed economic and government activities across the nation for two days.

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Organised labour suspended the strike after its national executive council (NEC) meeting in Abuja on Tuesday. Festus Osifo, TUC president, said a communique on the development will be issued shortly.

Labour had reached an agreement with the federal government on the benchmark for a new minimum wage on Monday.

The tripartite committee will continue negotiations during the period of the suspension of the strike.

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