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Minimum Wage: Tripartite Committee To Hold Public Hearing Across Nigeria

Minimum Wage: Tripartite Committee To Hold Public Hearing Across Nigeria

  Nigeria’s Tripartite Committee on the new National Minimum Wage is to hold public hearing across the country, and gather inputs from stakeholders on a new minimum wage. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), said this while briefing newsmen at the end of the Central Working Committee meeting on Wednesday, in Abuja. Wabba […]

Over 6 Million South African Workers To Benefit From National Minimum Wage

More than six million workers are expected to benefit from the National Minimum Wage when it is introduced, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant. Speaking during an interview with the Government Communications (GCIS) in Tshwane on Monday, Minister Oliphant said through the Ministerial Sectoral Determinations, there are 4.5 million workers that are currently being paid under […]

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South Africa Delays Introduction Of National Minimum Wage

  Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says implementing the National Minimum Wage by 1 May 2018 will not be possible. Briefing the media in Cape Town on Monday evening, the Minister said the delay was due to the fact that Parliament won’t be able to finalise the Bills aimed at implementing the new policy by that […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress Has Lived Up To Expectations In The Last 40 Years, Says Dogara

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has lived up to expectation in discharging its role of protecting the interests and welfare of the Nigerian worker. Dogara also saluted former Labour leaders for their leadership and sacrifices that ensured the continued existence of […]

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Nigeria Labour Congress In Gombe Secures Release of  Prison Inmates

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – Nigeria Labour Congress in Gombe State , northeast  of the country has secured the release of 23 prisons inmates from the Main Prison in the State capital  after paying N200,000 as fines on their behalf. The Labour Congress also donated non-food items to inmates at the prison. The State Chairman, […]

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Why We Don’t Enlist Albinos Into Nigeria Police Force — Medical Officer

By Peter Usman Abuja (Nigeria) – The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Medical, AIG Kaumi Ahmadu, says the organisation does not enlist Albinos because the nature of duties poses considerable hazard to Albinos, especially due to their peculiar visual, skin and other problems associated with condition of their health. AIG Ahmadu who was speaking with newsmen after […]

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Nigerian Workers Union Condemns Sacking Of 36,000 Members In Kaduna, Says Gov. El-Rufai Has Anti Workers Agenda

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Labour Congress has kicked against the sacking of 36,000 primary school teachers by governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state, saying the governor is executing anti labour policies. According to the union, the competency test which was conducted and used as basis for the sack was false because […]

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Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Tasks Members On Touching Peoples Lives Through Projects

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The President, Gombe State chapter of the  (PSN), Dahiru Bakari, has tasked members on carrying out projects that touch the lives of people, regarding drugs and medicine intake. Bakari made the call at the celebrations of the 2017 World Pharmacists’ Day in Gombe Monday, calling on members to abide […]

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