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

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 […]

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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Nigerian Workers Threaten Strike Over Minimum Wage, Starting Nov. 6

  The Organised Labour in Nigeria says it will embark on nationwide strike on November 6, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demand on the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000 agreed upon. President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, made this known in a joint statement on Sunday, alongside President, Trade Union Congress […]

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Nigeria: Labour Union Insists On Strike After 14-Days Ultimatum

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will commence nationwide strike after the expiration of its 14 days ultimatum given to the Federal Government on the new minimum wage. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC president, said this while addressing newsmen at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the congress on Wednesday […]

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Minimum Wage: Nigerian Workers Union Tells FG To Ignore Excuses By Governors

  The Federal Government has been asked to ignore the excuses by the State Governors on the ongoing processes for new minimum wages for workers in the country. The National President of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Commade Ibrahim Khaleel made the call at a meeting of the Northern Executive Council of the […]

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Nigeria: Welfare Policy For Civil Servants Underway — Official

    The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Friday in Abuja, inaugurated a Technical Committee to develop the Federal Civil Service Welfare Policy.   Oyo-Ita said that the inauguration was part of the implementation of the 2017 to 2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP).   She […]

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