I’ll pay new minimum wage ― Gov. Emmanuel…

GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Monday assured that the state government would pay N30,000 minimum wage when approved by the Federal Government. Emmanuel made the promise during a consultation with labour leaders in the state, in Uyo. He said that paying the N30, 000 minimum wage in the state was not a problem…

Gov. Emmanuel promises to pay new minimum wage in A/Ibom…

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Monday promised to pay N30,000 new minimum wage to workers in the state. Emmanuel gave the assurance during consultation with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress, United Labour Congress and other affiliated unions in Uyo. He said that paying the N30,000 new minimum wage in the…

Buhari Is Not Sincere With Workers’ Minimum Wage, Fayose Says…

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose (file)   Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said President Muhammadu Buhari was never sincere with workers on the N30,000 minimum wage. Fayose described Wednesday’s setting up of an advisory technical committee as diversionary and a plot to “further deceive the workers”. He said the President became jittery when…

Minimum wage: NLC wants President Buhari to communicate approval to...

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Plateau chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to promptly communicate his approval of the N30,000 minimum to the National Assembly. Mr Jibrin Banchir, its chairman, made the call on Tuesday in Jos,when members of the NLC staged a peaceful protest to seek a legal endorsement of the new minimum pay…

The Big 5: Minimum Wage: NLC to hold protest Tuesday;...

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today. Minimum wage: NLC to hold protest Tuesday Following the president’s delay in transmitting the new minimm wage of N30,000 to the National Assembly, the National Labour Congress (NLC) has planned to commence nationwide protest on Tuesday. The NLC general secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson, said this in a statement…

Labour to FG: No new minimum wage, no vote…

The Nigeria Labour Congress has reiterated its plans to boycott the upcoming elections if the government refuses to approve the new minimum wage it has been clamouring for. While addressing newsmen, NLC’s assistant secretary general, Denja Yakub, explained that the Congress has been very calm with the president and it’s about time they took things…

New minimum wage: Organised Labour battles for improved welfare…

The face-off between organised labour and the Federal Government in Nigeria, over a new minimum wage, has been on since 2016 and is yet to be resolved. Labour insists the N30,000 negotiated figure from its initial demand of N66,500, is no longer negotiable, but government says its offer of N22,500 is guided by the need…

Abiara backs workers on N30, 000 minimum wage…

Immediate past General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Worldwide Prophet Samuel Abiara has backed the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) demand of N30, 000 as new minimum wage. The demand, he said, is not only in order but even small going by the astronomical rise in prices of goods and services in the nation….

Buhari to Labour: Stop distracting us with your strikes…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Ahead of the planned resumption of strike by organised labour to pressure government to implement the N30,000 minimum wage, President Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed to them to allow his administration concentrate on fixing infrastructure in the country rather than distracting it. Labour had in its communiqué of December 20, 2018 said that…

NLC says minimum wage beyond politics…

Gombe State Council of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) cautions against politicisation of the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. The post NLC says minimum wage beyond politics appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Minimum Wage: States Should Determine What They Pay Their Workers,...

  Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Peter Obi says there is the need for states to determine what they pay their workers based on their realities. “Minimum wage doesn’t have to be universal,” he said on New Year’s Day during his appearance on Politics Today. “I don’t believe that somebody In Lagos should…

South Africa Launches Minimum Wage Ahead Of Election…

  South Africa introduced its first minimum wage on Tuesday, with President Cyril Ramaphosa saying millions of workers would be better paid as he readies for a tricky election in May with the national economy struggling for growth. Trade unions have been split over whether to support the minimum wage, which has been set at…