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 […]

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 […]

Govt. Officials, Labour In Closed-Door Meeting Over Minimum Wage

Members of the tripartite committee set up to come up with a new national minimum wage for the nation are currently meeting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Africa News 24 learned that the meeting is holding in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha. Present at the meeting are officials of […]

What Ngige Said After Labour Leaders Boycotted Meeting With FG

Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, says organised labour would attend a meeting with the federal government on the contentious new minimum wage on Monday.

I’ll Pay Any Amount Adopted As Minimum Wage – Benue Governor Boasts

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the negotiating committee on minimum wage.