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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Bayelsa chapter, has sought God’s face for all authorities concern to ensure speedy implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage for workers in the country.

Minimum wage: NLC goes spiritual to ensure speedy implementation

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Bayelsa chapter, has sought God’s face for all authorities concern to ensure speedy implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage for workers in the country.
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.

Minimum wage: Bayelsa NLC goes spiritual

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Bayelsa chapter, has sought God’s face for all authorities concern to ensure speedy implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage for workers in the country.

PDP governors call for state police, condemn shutdown of AIT

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has restated call for the creation of state police as a way of addressing the various security challenges in the country.

Governor Dickson: PDP governors ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have expressed their readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Population: Nigeria sitting on keg of gun powder – Governor Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that Nigeria is sitting on a keg powder over what he described as increasing population growth in the country.
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Minimum wage negotiation committee holds inaugural meeting

The committee set up by the Federal Government to negotiate the consequential adjustment arising from the new minimum wage will on Thursday meet for the first time, three weeks after its inauguration and less than a week before its job is scheduled to be completed.

Bobboi Kaigama: Federal government can’t cheat workers on minimum wage

Bobboi Kaigama, President-General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), has dismissed insinuations that the Federal Government was not sincere enough to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde urged to ensure Oyo does not slip back to insecurity

The African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the 2019 general elections, Mr Akinwale Laosun, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that the state does not return to the violence era of the past.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

Governor Tambuwal promises to reposition Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised to reposition and strengthen the Sokoto State for the benefit of all.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

NUT tasks President Buhari on implementation of new minimum wage

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to match words with actions on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage by all tiers of government.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30,000 minimum wage arrears will be calculated from April 18

Dr. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the delayed enforcement of the new minimum wage will translate into salary arrears for workers.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.

Pensioners resolve to sue Southwest states

Pensioners in Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti, Oyo, Lagos and Osun states have resolved to sue their governments over non-payment of gratuities since 2008.

Governor Lalong: Plateau ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has assured that his government is prepared and ready to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage to workers as signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Minimum wage: Trader association warns against price hike

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has cautioned its members nationwide against unnecessary price increases in view of the minimum wage increase.
Uche Uwaleke

Expert: New minimum wage will not cause inflation

An economic expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, said the new minimum wage would not lead to inflation contrary to speculations by some Nigerians.

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