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FG to resolve Minimum Wage at Council Of State Next Week–Ngige

The Federal Government is to table the new national minimum wage issue before the Council of State expected to meet next week Tuesday. The National Economic Council (NEC) met in Abuja on Thursday where it was expected to take a final decision on the submission by the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee which had recommended N30,000 as demanded by the ...

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State Governors reject 30K minimum wage demand by NLC

As a parting shot for year 2018, Nigerian governors on Monday reiterated their rejection of the demand by the Nigerian Labour Congress for the payment of N30,000 as minimum wage to workers, insisting that they had other competing needs to contain with and would therefore not use more than 50 percent of their income for settling workers. In a strongly ...

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Buhari endorses N30,000 minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, endorsed N30,000 as the new minimum wage for workers in the country. The endorsement came during a meeting with the Tripartite committee which had been involved in the negotiations. The amount which was demand of the organised labour was presented to the President at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday. He has promised to pass ...

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‘Intensify crackdown on corrupt money to fund minimum wage,’ SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “intensify his government crackdown on corrupt money and recovery of other illicit wealth by public officials and institutions to fund the proposed N65,000 national minimum wage by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), if he is to fulfil the needs of ordinary Nigerians who continue to struggle to make ...

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N18,000 minimum wage: Prepare for war, NLC tells govs

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday warned that attempts by the governors through the Governors’ Forum to renege on the N18,000 national minimum wage signed into law by former President Goodluck Jonathan in March 2011, was an open declaration of war against the Nigerian workers. Congress equally told President Muhammadu Buhari to prepare to receive the proposal for the review ...

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