Some corps members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Enugu State have expressed joy over the payment of N33,000 new monthly minimum wage by the Federal Government.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to commence the process for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in the state.
Hadiza Sabo, the Nasarawa State Chairperson of Market Women Association, MWA, has implored traders not to increase the prices of their goods following approved minimum wage for workers.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the state is ‘technically’ ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, reiterating his promise to pay above N30,000 to Lagos workers because of the special status of the state.
Civil servants in Lagos State, Monday, said they would receive nothing less than N50,000 as minimum wage.
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved payment of N30.000 minimum wage effective from September 2019.
Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, JNPSNC, on the new minimum wage has again rescheduled for September 16.
The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has rejected the delay by the Federal Government to commence implementation of the New National minimum wage.
The Kaduna State Executive Council on Monday approved that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants should begin from September 1, 2019.
The Federal Government will on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurate the N30,000 new national minimum wage implementation committee, almost one month after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law.
The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has vowed that there would be “no shaking” in the payment of N30, 000 Minimum Wage to civil servants in the state.
Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress, ULC, said on Wednesday that any increase in the Value Added Tax, VAT, that would be used to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has disclosed that the federal government is considering an upward review of the Value Added Tax, VAT, as a means of funding the national minimum wage.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says a living wage is aptly appropriate for Nigerian workers rather than a national minimum wage because of the country’s harsh economic reality.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the two chambers of the National Assembly for the expeditious attention they accorded the new minimum wage bill. The President’s...
The Federal Government on Wednesday transmitted executive bill to the National Assembly for the new minimum wage of N27,000 for state government workers and...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council, NEC, meant to deliberate on the new N30,000 minimum wage as demanded by the organised labour.
The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, has expressed displeasure over what it described as false, the assertion that governors are refusing to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage as demanded by workers.
The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari again over the issue of new minimum wage. The forum took the...
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum says it will re-strategize and dialogue with President Muhammadu Buhari on the issues associated with the proposed N30, 000 minimum...
The New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has advised the Federal Government to adopt the N30,000 minimum wage proposed by the tripartite committee it set...
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