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 […]

NLC Advise Buhari To Redeploy Ngige To Another Ministry

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to reappointment Dr Chris Ngige as the Minister of Labour and Productivity. Recall that NLC held a protest against him in his house which led to a fracas that landed some NLC members at the National Hospital in Abuja after they were allegedly attacked […]

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 […]

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.

Governors To Meet Today Over New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has called an emergency meeting to discuss the new minimum wage and various issues surrounding it.