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Senate Approves N30,000 As Minimum Wage

Senate Approves N30,000 As Minimum Wage

The Nigerian Senate has approved N30, 000 as minimum wage for workers in Nigeria. The national minimum wage bill will become effective after the president, Muhammadu Buhari, assents to it. The chairman of the ad-hoc committee set up to review the bill, Francis Alimikhena, presented a report on Tuesday. The report recommended that N30, 000 […]

NLC Insists On Strike

NLC Insists On Strike

The organized labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the United Labour Congress, ULC, have threatened to shut down the economy on January 23, if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to transmit to the National Assembly an executive bill for the enactment of N30, 000 as the new National […]

NLC Gives Federal Government Ultimatum For New Minimum Wage

NLC Gives Federal Government Ultimatum For New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has given the Federal Government 11 days to transmit the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, saying industrial peace and harmony would not be guaranteed in the country if their demand is not met before 31st December. At a press conference yesterday in Lagos, the National President of […]

NLC Calls Off Strike As FG Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

NLC Calls Off Strike As FG Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress says a new minimum wage has been agreed. The organised labour unions have called off the planned nationwide industrial action initially scheduled to commence today to press home workers’ demand for a new national minimum wage. The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, announced […]

NLC Insists On N56,000 Minimum Wage

NLC Insists On N56,000 Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has insisted on N56,000 as the minimum wage in the country, arguing that lawmakers spend more than that to clean their shoes every month. The NLC General Secretary, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, who stated this in an interview with Sunday PUNCH on Saturday, said the union would defend its proposal. Responding to […]