The indefinite strike plotted by the Nigeria Labour Congress on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, over the increase of petrol to N145 per litre, from N86.50, has been booed and cheered by Nigerians.
Many people called for the strike to be boycotted, while others lend their support.
Read the views of some of our patriots…
I am with NLC on this proposed strike
— Deacon JAKE UDINOV (@Hitee_) May 16, 2016
Miss the days of Oshio Baba as NLC chairman, if he said strike on Monday, fear’d grip the nation,they even set his name as exams in schools. — JFIO (@frankonyebu) May 16, 2016
Dear @NLC pls I have a date with my long time crush by 4pm on Friday. Can u pls shift ur strike to Sunday morning. Biko!!!
— moka junior (@mcjay_moka) May 16, 2016
NLC please do not renege on this strike… — Osanua Shasha (@Shaxani_) May 16, 2016
NLC should not start their nonsense abeg. No strike biko
— ayokunumi (@mrshamber) May 16, 2016
In Politics,stupidity is not a handicap.
Even, in this ‘dead on arrival’ generation,some think NLC should not embark on nationwide strike.
— Ayorinde Roqeeb (@Deewhy_01) May 16, 2016
NLC and strike pic.twitter.com/k16ri6yuSZ
— Akinyele Olubodun (@olubodunPMJ) May 16, 2016
NLC won’t strike for owed salaries but make noise and later keep quiet, the now stand on strike is that the way forward?stop the jokes — Olomoshakin Raphael (@IamSpecial_Kay) May 16, 2016
NLC better not strike cos of Fuel deregulation, but b’cos of Minimum wage.
— Adekanye Opeyemi (@AdekanyeOpe) May 16, 2016
Can’t remember the last time an NLC strike addressed any issue. They ground everything, we lose money, only to compromise and we pay more. — Mope Fasakin (@atmfash) May 16, 2016
NLC strike won’t help the masses let just pray for OUR LEADERS remember what ROMANS 13 says, this so called NLC are selfish.
— Olomoshakin Raphael (@IamSpecial_Kay) May 16, 2016
The NLC strike as already bn sabotaged. Asuu doesn’t want lecturers to take part various assoc. in d downstream support d new price — ADEBIYI ademola (@lanredemola) May 16, 2016
41.38 litres @6000 N,ain’t it at all,l cd not fill up my tank, despite the impending Nlc strike. Lord Almighty help us out of all dis mess
— Olayemex (@olayemex) May 16, 2016
The 150B budget of NASS is higher than d budgets of 21 states,and d hypocritical NLC has not gone on strike to protest. — raphael ikwuje (@raphikwuje) May 16, 2016
NLC wouldn’t go on strike for these manipulative acts by the marketers on the people.
— OPTIMUS ☀JUNIOR (@JuniorEbong) May 16, 2016
Strike seems the only tool NLC can use to show they are still around — Akinyele Olubodun (@olubodunPMJ) May 16, 2016
At this age…NLC don’t have twitter account, Nigerians for finish them on this strike issue. Awon Oni Ranu, Backward commission #NLC
— ThisIsTosin(TIT) (@thun_htos) May 16, 2016
This Strike that the NLC are planning ehn… Its gonna affect the masses ehn, coz after d strike things will be scarce and more expensive — Snow (@cooProton) May 16, 2016
@NLC if we are serious strike should start today
— tioluwani1987 (@tioluwani19871) May 16, 2016
if the NLC should proceed with this strike, then we know who the true enemy of this country is. — ZAGA™ (@blaise_zaga) May 16, 2016
NLC should go on strike on states that are owing workers Seven months salary like kwara State not on increase of pump price or deregulation
— olanrewaju ifabiyi (@OIfabiyi) May 16, 2016
You can go ahead with NLC with their proposed strike, when hunger wire you, u find ur square root. 😁😁😁 — tHe BuHaRiSt (@KBanky1) May 16, 2016
As usual, FG and NLC will find a common ground…. say #120 or #125 and the strike will be averted #FuelSubsidy
— KCB| #PushYourself (@CapacityBuildr) May 16, 2016
If you don’t go on strike on Wednesday, Amadioha will find all of you and visit you with his wrath on… https://t.co/xr8HVAou3g
— Viola Okolie (@fifiebaby) May 16, 2016
“NLC strike and fight for us”? U still never wake up my brother .. — O.A.G (@SLASHER_OAG) May 16, 2016
The Senate bought SUVs at N36m whereas the actual price is N18m and NLC didn’t go on strike. Ohk o kontinue pressing the mumu button
— Jide Biya,Bsc,MBA (@babajydex) May 16, 2016
This NLC strike will not yield any result…..it’s a waste of time. — Kay Sanya (@Kaysanya) May 16, 2016
NLC should just back off.. Nobody is in support of any Strike 😌
— Sayaya (@I_am_Abdool) May 16, 2016
NLC should not be a bastard and strike o. I don’t have light, my office is my sanctuary. Anyways, thank God i work in a media organization. — LONELY EVENSTAR!!! (@Cartha_of_CFC) May 16, 2016
I know of a state that’s owing civil servants 4-solid month salary, I’ve never heard NLC/TUC clamouring for strike on that. Scam!
— Oba Temitope (@ObaTemitope) May 16, 2016
NLC, keep your strike to yourself! Greedy Labour Union! — Tobi. (@Ron_OT) May 16, 2016
NLC thank you we do not support the strike
— DRE BALLER™ ig:- (@mightYdre_) May 16, 2016
NLC should not be disturbing us about a strike for price hike when there are bigger issues like 14,000/day to feed prisoner. Pack of thieves
— VoiceInTheDark (@Lemmosky) May 16, 2016