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NLC: Why states must stick to minimum wage

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all, and that state governors have no right to pay below N30,000.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC prepares for showdown with governors December 31

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December 31.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Ministry, NLC may sanction union over failure to comply with directives

Despite the directives of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) and the Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN) are yet to resolve it differences.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Minimum wage: NGF commits to December deadline

The Nigeria Governors Forum, (NGF) says state governors “have been engaging with the respective branches of the Nigerian Labour Congress” to meet up with the December 31 minimum wage implementation deadline.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

ILO commends President Buhari over minimum wage

The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

AFCTFA: NLC demands fair trade deal

Organised Labour has taken a swipe at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other international trade bodies who reject Nigerian yams under the pretence that they are too big.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Federal government adjusts salaries of military, other security personnel

The Federal Government has adjusted the salaries of military officers, other security agencies and officers of these agencies are to benefit from the consequential adjustment of workers’ salaries in relation to labour unions agreement.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour agree on consequential adjustments

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.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour adjourn again

Organised labour and the Federal Government again failed to conclude negotiations over consequential adjustment in workers’ salaries as a result of the new minimum wage of N30,000 despite meeting for about nine hours.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: No deal with government yet

The President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Dr Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.
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Labour threatens strike on October 16 over new minimum wage

Organised labour on Wednesday threatened to embark on a nationwide strike from October 16, if the Federal Government fails to reconvene the meeting of the committee negotiating the consequential adjustment on the new minimum wage.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

[email protected]: Nigeria will be sitting on time bomb if… – Labour chief

At 59, the president of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has warned that Nigeria will be sitting on a time bomb if it fails to address the issues of under-development, inequality, high-level unemployment of the Nigerian youth population, power generation and incentives to enable both public and private industries to thrive.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour to meet 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 Sept. 16.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government postpones negotiation meeting with unions

Negotiations between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has again been rescheduled for Sept. 16.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC urges minister to promote social dialogue, tripartiam

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to use the opportunity of his reappointment to promote social dialogue and tripartism in the place of work.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

NLC urges minister to use re-appointment to promote harmonious industrial relations

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday congratulated Senator Chris Ngige for his re-appointment as minister of Labour and Employment.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Xenophobia: We hold South African government responsible – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, condemned the attacks on businesses and killings of Nigerians in South Africa.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Xenophobia: Retaliatory attacks unnecessary – NLC

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday, condemned the recent attacks on businesses and killing of Nigerians by South Africans.

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Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

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Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

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