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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with state governors over the proposed N30,000 minimum wage.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.
The organised labour has called off the nationwide strike scheduled to commence on Tuesday over a new national 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 […]
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.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has lambasted the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for pegging the minimum wage at N22, 500 and subsequently pegged the minimum wage at N66, 500.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the negotiating committee on minimum wage.
Governors have agreed to increase the minimum wage from N18,000 to N22,500, which is not up to the expectation of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
The new wage structure is still a long way to go, going by indications from Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige. According to him, governors, the most critical group in the process, are yet to submit their proposal on a new wage system. The minister told reporters in Anambra State that without a proposal […]