Welcome to the website of Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS). MINILS was established vide Act Cap 261 of the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1990 as the only tripartite National Institution in the West African Sub-Region responsible for providing workers’ education.
In pursuit of its principal function of enhancing the role of Trade Unions in the social and economic development of Nigeria, MINILS has trained over 30,000 workers in both the private and the public sectors of the economy.
We also provide Consultancy Services to Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, Trade Unions and the Organized Private Sector in the areas of Manpower Development , Labour Policies and Industrial Relations Practices.
We undertake, organize and facilitate study courses, conferences, lectures, seminars and research through collaboration with Universities and Institutes concerned with Socio-Economic issues; with a view to strengthening tripartite relationship and social dialogue in the workplace.
Our faculty is made up of highly competent , qualified and experienced trainers and researchers. The Institute’s Resource centre contains the Library which is the National reference point or source of relevant and current reports, books and publications on Industrial Relations, Employment and Labour Matters, Archival materials and the Gallery containing the historical relics and memorabilia of Nigeria’s foremost Labour Leader, the late Pa Micheal Imoudu.
Our Campus has a well equipped Information and Communications Technology Centre with Internet Access for the learning and educational convenience of participants of our Regular courses and Tailor made workshops/seminars and Students on our National Diploma, College Diploma and Advanced Certificate in Industrial and Labour Relations programmes respectively.
I invite you to personally learn why our greatest asset is anchored on providing qualitative and responsive labour education not only for Nigerian workers but the entire West African sub-region.
Alhaji Saliu Ishaq Alabi