• Short Summary

    LAGOS, NIGERIA ... ALMOST IDLE BY A NATIONWIDE STRIKE AFFECTING THE RAILWAYS, STORES, POST AND?

  • Description

    LAGOS, NIGERIA ... ALMOST IDLE BY A NATIONWIDE STRIKE AFFECTING THE RAILWAYS, STORES, POST AND CABLE OFFICES AND THE DOCKS. RIOT POLICE WERE OUT IN FORCE NO INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

    THE STRIKE WAS CALLED BY THE COUNTRY'S LEADING UNIONS OVER THE GOVERNMENT'S DELAY IN PUBLISHING ITS VIEWS IN A WHITE PAPER ON IMPROVING MINIMUM WAGES.

    ON SATURDAY, TRADE UNION DEMONSTRATORS TAKING PART IN A PROTEST PARADE ON THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING CLASHED WITH 200 RIOT POLICE AND SEVERAL WERE INJURED. FOUR OF THEIR LEADERS WERE ARRESTED. THE POLICE SAID THE ACTION HAD BEEN TAKEN AS PUBLIC PROCESSIONS WERE ILLEGAL.

    THE STRIKE STARTED ON MONDAY AND WAS STILL ON TODAY WHEN THE WHITE PAPER WAS EXPECTED TO BE PUBLISHED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1MW7P45MMUF4DCY68WQ99H6DP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1MW7P45MMUF4DCY68WQ99H6DP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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