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Wages : FG, Labour Agree On Consequential Adjustment

Wages : FG, Labour Agree On Consequential Adjustment

Following three days of negotiations by Government and the Organised Labour on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000, both parties have finally reached an agreement. The Concillators to the agreement are Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and his state counterpart, Dr Festus Keyamo. Witnesses to […]

Minimum Wage: Negotiations To Continue Sept. 4

  The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the negotiators adjourned to the new date to allow President Muhammadu Buhari to wade into the disagreement of […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress Hails Kogi Govt. Over Utilisation of N30.8 bn Bailout, But …

National Vice President, Medical and Health Workers Union, (MHWUN)  Comrade Onu Edoka on Friday urged Kogi Government to fulfil all agreements it entered with labour prior to the release of N30.8 billion bailout fund. Edoka who is also Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Kogi chapter, made the call at the 14th Edition of Northcentral Zonal […]

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President Ramaphosa Of South Africa In Geneva For ILO Centenary

  President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference. The conference, which began on Monday, is the 108th ILO session and is being convened under the theme ‘Building a Better Future with Decent Work’, the Presidency said on Sunday. The […]

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Nigeria: Atiku Commends Govt-Labour Agreement On N30,000 Minimum Wage

  The Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Federal Government for agreeing to pay N30,000 minimum wage negotiated with labour leaders in the country. Abubakar made the commendation in a statement his Presidential Campaign Organisation on Tuesday in Abuja. He described Nigerian workers as the “goose that lays the golden egg” and was […]

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Nigeria: Tripartite Committee Recommends N30,000 As National Minimum Wage

  The Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage on Tuesday recommended an increase in the existing minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000. Chairman of the Committee, Amal Pepple, made this known in her remarks when the committee presented its report on the Review of National Minimum Wage to President Muhammadu Buhari at […]

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Nigerian Workers Suspend Strike Action On Minimum Wage, Reach Deal With Government

  Labour leaders in Nigeria, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new national minimum wage at the end of negotiations with a Tripartite Committee, set up by the Federal government. The agreed figure will be kept under wraps until 4.15 pm on Tuesday, when it will be revealed in a […]

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Nigerian Governors Agree To Pay Workers N22,500 As Minimum Wage

  Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 from the existing N18,000. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari announced this while briefing newsmen at the end of its 2nd emergency meeting held in Abuja. Yari said that the decision was arrived […]

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