NLC Rejects N30,000 New Minimum Wage, See Why

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kebbi State chapter has rejected the N30,000 minimum wage approved by the state government. Africa News24 (an24) reports that Umar Halidu, the Kebbi State NLC Chairman, rejected the N30,000 minimum wage while addressing journalist in the state. Umar Halidu said the decision to reject the approved sum was reached at […]

Just In: Kaduna To Pay New Minimum Wage From September 2019

Africa News24 (an24) reports the Kaduna State Executive Council on Monday approved that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants should begin from September 1, 2019. “Kaduna State will implement the new national minimum wage from September 2019,” the state government had tweeted via its verified Twitter handle @GovKaduna. […]

Minimum Wage: Labour Set To Embark On Indefinate Strike?

The organised labour have alerted Nigerians that plans were underway to embark on industrial action if the current state of affairs as regards the issue of consequential adjustment arising from the new national Minimum wage of N30,000 per month remains the same. It is operating under the aegis of the Trade Union Side (TUS) of […]

Minimum Wage: Buhari Govt, Labour Fail To Agree On Implementation

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian labour have failed to reach an agreement on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new national minimum wage. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Federal Government and labour representatives met on Thursday but the meeting ended without an agreement. The representatives of the […]

We Are Eager And Ready To Begin Payment Of 30,000 Minimum Wage- PDP Governors

The governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed eagerness and readiness to commence payment of new minimum wage (30,000). This was disclosed to newsmen by the Chairman PDP Governors’ Forum, Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa after the party’s forum meeting in Abuja. “We are very eager as PDP governors to implement and pay […]

Buhari Govt Reveals When Payment Of Minimum Wage Will Commence

The Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari says payment of the new minimum wage will commence from April 18, 2019, when it was signed into law. Africa News24 (An24) reports that the country’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this to journalists over the weekend. The minister said whenever […]

FG Give Committee 4 Weeks To Find Revenue Sources For Minimum Wage

The Federal Government on today inaugurated a committee to negotiate a needful adjustment in salaries arising from the new National Minimum Wage, with the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, as chairman. While inaugurating the committee, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who is an alternate chairman of […]

NYSC Appoints New DG Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has ordained Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim the new Director General. Africa News24 reports an official announcement is yet to be made to follow the report. Shuaibu Ibrahim is replacing Maj. General Suleiman Kazaure who has been the NYSC DG since April 2016. Kazaure recently emerged the first NYSC DG to […]

BREAKING: Buhari Signs New Minimum Wage Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the national minimum wage bill into law. The senate passed the bill on March 19, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. The house of representatives, had earlier passed the bill. On Tuesday, workers in the federal capital territory (FCT) begged Buhari to sign the minimum wage bill into […]

Presidency Reveals Why Buhari Hasn’t Signed Minimum Wage Bill

The Presidency said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari had yet to sign the National Minimum Wage Bill just passed by the National Assembly into law on the grounds that there were operational procedures to be followed. Africa News24 (An24) understands that last week, there were social media reports, claiming that Buhari had assented to […]

National Council Of State Approves N27,000 As New Minimum Wage

The national council of state has approved twenty-seven thousand (N27,000) as the new national minimum wage. Africa News 24 reports that the council gave the approval at its first meeting of the year on Tuesday. The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, said the federal government will increase the approved amount to 30,000 for […]

Minimum Wage: Governors Keep Mum After Meeting With Buhari

Representatives of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) kept mum on the outcome of the closed-door meeting they held with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday over the proposed new national minimum wage. This online medium had reported earlier that President Buhari on Monday met with state governors over the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. The meeting, which […]