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FG, Labour meet to end minimum wage rumpus

Maureen Okpe The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Wednesday met in different sittings with the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), and Nigeria Labour Congress to sort out the differences in adjustment. A statement made available in Abuja by the

FG, Labour meet to end minimum wage rumpus

Maureen Okpe The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Wednesday met in different sittings with the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), and Nigeria Labour Congress to sort out the differences in adjustment. A statement made available in Abuja by the Deputy

Minimum Wage: No new Salary structure for Armed Forces — DHQ

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that a new salary structure has not been approved for the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). The DHQ said this while reacting to a document that has gone viral on social media purportedly showing a new upgraded Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) salary

NLC commends Buhari for signing new minimum wage bill

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has hailed president Muhamnadu Buhari for signing the new national minimum wage bill of N30,000 into law on Thursday. The NLC in a statement by its General Secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson called for immediate implementation of the law while urging employers to commence immediate negotiations with

Buhari Signs N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Thursday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. According to him, the President expects that Nigerian workers and

Minimum Wage: NASS confirms receipt of Bill from Buhari

Nigeria Senate on Thursday confirmed a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari on the National minimum wage bill. In a letter which was read by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu who presided over Thursday’s plenary, Buhari urged the legislators to expedite action on the bill. The letter further noted that passing the

NLC rejects N27,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday. The NLC Secretary-General, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a Tripartite Committee had

Council of State approves N27,000 as new minimum wage

National Council of State has pegged the National Minimum wage at N27,000, to be paid workers in the states and the private sector. The Council arrived at this decision at its meeting in Abuja on Tuesday. However, Federal Government workers will be paid N30,000 as their minimum wage. The Minister of Labour, Dr

Minimum wage: NLC holds nationwide protest Tuesday

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Labour Congress has announced that it will hold a nationwide protest on Tuesday to drive its demand for the upward review of the national minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000. The General Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, who disclosed this in a statement informed that

Full speech of president Buhari at 2019 budget presentation

Speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari to the joint sitting of the National Assembly on the 2019 budget presentation reads; "This is my last Budget Speech to the 8th National Assembly. “Today, we will review economic development over the last three-and-a-half years with emphasis on 2018. We will also highlight the budget

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