Ex-Minister expresses fears over ability of states to pay new minimum wage
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Ex-Minister expresses fears over ability of states to pay new minimum wage

Ademola Yakubu - April 19, 2019

Abuja – A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has expressed fears that the new N30, 000 minimum wage, signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari…

N30,000 minimum wage, another election promise delivered – APC
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N30,000 minimum wage, another election promise delivered – APC

Ademola Yakubu - April 19, 2019

By Omeiza AjayiABUJA: The All Progressives Congress APC has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his assent to the new N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers, describing it…

Minimum wage: Private Sector reacts as President Buhari signs N30000 into law
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Minimum wage: Private Sector reacts as President Buhari signs N30000 into law

Webby - April 18, 2019

The Organised Private Sector, OPS, has said that signing the new minimum wage into law is an indication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s passion and concern for workers…

N30,000 minimum wage: Senate reaches final decision
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N30,000 minimum wage: Senate reaches final decision

Webby - March 15, 2019

The Senate has approved the thirty thousand Naira (N30,000) national minimum wage. The lawmakers also approved Seventy-five thousand naira(N75,000) as penalty for non-compliance. This agreement was reached…

Minimum Wage Bill Scales First, Second Reading in Senate
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Minimum Wage Bill Scales First, Second Reading in Senate

Ademola Yakubu - January 24, 2019

The National Minimum Wage Bill (2019), on Thursday, scaled both first and second reading in the Senate after which it was committed to a Special Adhoc Committee…

Breaking: Reps to conclude Minimum wage legislative process within a week – Dogara
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Breaking: Reps to conclude Minimum wage legislative process within a week – Dogara

Ademola Yakubu - January 24, 2019

…to set up an ad -hoc C’ttteeBy Emman OvuakporieABUJA-THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Thursday said the House will conclude deliberations on the…

N30,000 minimum wage: Uncertainty without end
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N30,000 minimum wage: Uncertainty without end

Ademola Yakubu - January 24, 2019

•Council of state adds to imbroglio•New wage may not come till second quarter By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru TUESDAY’S approval…

NLC urges FG committee to reduce wages
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NLC urges FG committee to reduce wages

Webby - November 24, 2017

By Boluwatife Ezekiel Olaleye The Nigeria Labour Congress has enjoined the Tripartite Committee for the new National Minimum Wage to consider the plight of workers and pensioners…

New minimum wage: Buhari appoints 30 man-committee for negotiation [Full list]
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New minimum wage: Buhari appoints 30 man-committee for negotiation [Full list]

Webby - November 23, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage.The Committee will…

FG set for parley on N56,000 minimum wage
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FG set for parley on N56,000 minimum wage

Ademola Yakubu - November 3, 2017

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the Federal Government nominees for the proposed review of the National Minimum Wage, Minister of Labour and Employment,…

Oppressive minimum wage and the futility of an increase – Henry Boyo
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Oppressive minimum wage and the futility of an increase – Henry Boyo

Ademola Yakubu - October 23, 2017

IT would be heartless to ignore organised Labour’s demand for upward review of the N18,000/month minimum wage, which was established in 2011, when this income was well…

Gbajabiamila reveals what Reps will do on minimum wage
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Gbajabiamila reveals what Reps will do on minimum wage

Webby - October 20, 2017

M​ajority Leader of the House of Representatives​,​ Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday ​called for adequate remuneration ​for ​Nigerian workers​. H​e assured that​ ​the green chamber would do everything…

TUC describes selective minimum wage implementation as retrogressive
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TUC describes selective minimum wage implementation as retrogressive

Ademola Yakubu - August 30, 2017

By Oboh Agbonkhese THE Trade Union Congress, TUC, has described the suggestion by the Vice President, Profe-ssor Yemi Osinbajo, that a new minimum wage will be selectively…

Minimum Wage: NLC confirms submission of nominees for committee
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Minimum Wage: NLC confirms submission of nominees for committee

Ademola Yakubu - August 24, 2017

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it has submitted the names of its nominees for the 29 man-committee for the negotiation of the new National Minimum Wage.…

Minimum wage committee to begin sitting
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Minimum wage committee to begin sitting

Ademola Yakubu - July 19, 2017

The 29-member committee on a new National Minimum Wage will begin sitting before the end of July, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said on Wednesday.N56,000 minimum wage”Before…

FEC to review committee’s recommendation on minimum wage – Ngige
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FEC to review committee’s recommendation on minimum wage – Ngige

Webby - May 19, 2017

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has said that the Federal Executive Council (FEC), will review the report of the joint committee on national minimum wage…

N18,000 minimum wage is an insult, Nigerian workers deserve $300 – Shehu Sani
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N18,000 minimum wage is an insult, Nigerian workers deserve $300 – Shehu Sani

mabel - May 1, 2017

Senator representing Kaduna Central at upper chamber of National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has advocated $300 ( aboutN145,000) as minimum wage for Nigerian workers. The Senator described the…

Labour to protest planned removal of minimum wage from exclusive list
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Labour to protest planned removal of minimum wage from exclusive list

Ademola Yakubu - April 30, 2017

Lagos – The organised labour on Saturday said it would mobilise workers across sectors of the Nigerian economy to protest moves to remove minimum wage from the…

RATTAWU Backs NLC On New Minimum Wage
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RATTAWU Backs NLC On New Minimum Wage

Ademola Yakubu - April 12, 2017

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—The national leadership of Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria, RATTAWU, has expressed its commitment and support for the Nigeria Labour…

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Minimum wage monkey business causing maximum outrage

vivian - February 23, 2016

While many state governors find payment of the minimum wage an undeserved source of distress, workers consider the refusal of the governors to pay workers’ entitlements as…