Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees - NULGE

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) is a trade union representing municipal workers in Nigeria.

The union was founded in 1978, when the Government of Nigeria merged the following unions:

  • Amalgamated Union of County and District Council Labourers of Nigeria
  • L. C. C. Mechanical, Clerical and Allied Workers’ Union
  • Municipal and Local Authorities Workers’ Union of Nigeria
  • Mushin Town Council Workers’ Union
  • Nigeria Motor Drivers’ Union
  • Nigerian Union of Local Authority Staff
  • Rivers State Municipal and Local Council Workers’ Union
  • Sanitary Workers’ Union of Nigeria
  • Town Planning Authorities Staff Union of Western State of Nigeria
  • Western State Conservancy Workers’ Union
  • Western State Wastes Disposal Employees’ Union

The union affiliated to the Nigeria Labour Congress. It had 245,000 members by 1995.