Sunday, February 28, 2021


Minimum wage

Jubilation as corps members start receiving N33,000 monthly ‘allowee’

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.

Nasarawa workers will soon start enjoying N30,000 minimum wage – Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to commence the process for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in the state.

Minimum Wage: Don’t increase prices of goods, association begs traders

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.

Minimum Wage: Sanwo-Olu promises to pay above N30,000

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.

Minimum wage: NLC shuns agreed N30,000, makes fresh demand of N50,000

Civil servants in Lagos State, Monday, said they would receive nothing less than N50,000 as minimum wage.

Bagudu approves payment of N30,000 minimum wage from September

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved payment of N30.000 minimum wage effective from September 2019.

Minimum Wage: Nigerian govt postpones meeting with labour to September 16

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.

We demand immediate implementation of new Minimum wage, no more delays – NLC

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.

El-Rufai begins payment of new minimum wage September

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.

Nigerian govt to inaugurate N30,000 minimum wage implementation committee on Tuesday

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.

May Day: No shaking in paying N30,000 minimum wage, Ganduje assures Kano workers

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. 

Buhari receives report on Minimum Wage funding

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received advisory report on how to fund the newly increased workers’ minimum wage.

Minimum Wage: Labour won’t accept VAT raise — Ajaero

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.

How Nigerian govt plans to fund National Minimum Wage – Udoma

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.

Greek PM to announce minimum wage increase

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to announce an increase in the minimum wage during a cabinet meeting on Monday, the first such...

Nigerian workers deserve living wage, not minimum wage — Dogara

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.

Buhari lauds NASS for expeditious consideration of minimum wage bill

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...

Finally, Buhari transmits Minimum Wage Bill to NASS

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...

NUT rejects N27,000 as new Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has frowned at the N27, 000 minimum wage approved for Nigerian workers by the National Council of State.

Osinbajo, Nigerian governors holding NEC meeting over new Minimum Wage

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.

Nigerian governors accuse NLC of blackmail over N30,000 Minimum Wage

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.

Minimum wage: Governors to meet President Buhari again

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...

Nigerian governors raise committee to meet Buhari over N30,000 minimum wage

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...

Political party warns Nigerian govt over Minimum wage, says’don’t go below N30,000’

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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