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According to Dr Manassah Jatau, the chairman of the standing committee on implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage, the decision was informed by the recessionary effect of coronavirus pandemic on global economy.

Gombe revert to old minimum wage, reviews state appointees’ salaries

According to Dr Manassah Jatau, the chairman of the standing committee on implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage, the decision was informed by the recessionary effect of coronavirus pandemic on global economy.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa suspends minimum wage payment over virus outbreak

The Adamawa State Government has suspended its plan to begin the payment of consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage, agreed upon with Joint Trade Unions starting this March.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti workers set to strike over minimum wage

As negotiation over the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment across board has begun to drag, workers have called on its members to prepare for a showdown with Governor Kayode Fayemi.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara local councils may not be able to pay new minimum wage

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara says the 16 local government councils in the state may not be able to pay the N30,000 minimum wage.

SSANU threatens industrial action over minimum wage

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened an industrial action over delay in the payment of their new minimum wage by the Federal Government.
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BMO: Morally bankrupt PDP can’t speak on economy

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) comment that Nigeria is sliding into bankruptcy under President Muhammadu Buhari as baseless, ill-founded sheer noise-making and irresponsible as it lacks substance.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor swears in new SSG

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Monday, swore in Rt. Hon. Friday Konbowei Benson as Secretary to the State Government (SSG), urging him to see his appointment as a call to higher service for the overall benefit of people of the state.
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Luxembourg makes public transport free for residents

Luxembourg on Saturday became the first country in the world to abolish fares for trains, trams and buses, to decongest the roads and curb pollution.

Labour set to begin strike over minimum wage in Kebbi

The Organised Labour in Kebbi State has directed workers to begin indefinite strike on Tuesday, March 3 following inability of the State Government to pay the N30,000 Minimum Wage.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 3

Gombe begins implementation of N30,000 minimum wage

Having reached an agreement for the payment of N30,000 as the new minimum wage for civil servants in Gombe State, it has been agreed that February 2020 salaries will capture adjustments, as implementation takes effect from January 1, 2020.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara, workers reach agreement on new minimum wage

The statement was jointly issued by the chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Alhaji Issa Ore, the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Kolawole Olumoh and the Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC), Saliu Suleiman.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa workers issue strike notice over new minimum wage

The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
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: Kogi NLC chairman assures workers of payment

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi chapter, Comrade Onuh Edokah, has charged workers in the state to remain resolute as he assured that the government has set up machinery to tackle all issues surrounding the payment of minimum wage to them.
The Rivers State government has sealed the secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Labour leaders warn Governor Wike sealed secretariat, minimum wage

National leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have advised Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to reopen the secretariat of the state council of NLC without further delay and not try their patience.
Seyi Makinde

Minimum wage: NLC commends Oyo governor

The Oyo State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday applauded Gov. Seyi Makinde, over the signing of agreement on the implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage for the state’s workers.

NLC: Only 17 states have commenced payment of new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that only 17 of 36 states have so far commenced the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage for civil servants in their employment.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor begs labour to halt planned strike over minimum wage

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has appealed to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress to shelve its planned strike for peace and industrial harmony.

Minimum wage: TUC silent as ultimatum expires

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Sunday declined to speak on its planned nationwide strike to protest the failure of some states to implement the new minimum wage.

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