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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion to pay 8,500 teachers’ minimum wage

The 23 local government councils in Kaduna State have paid salaries for September and October 2019 in accordance with the new national minimum wage.

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NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Impeach governors who refuse to pay minimum wage – NLC tells lawmakers

The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage.
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.

Pay minimum wage or vacate office – NLC tells governors

The labour congress has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage.
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.

Payment of minimum wage non-negotiable – labour

The organised labour has sent a note of warning to governors, saying that there is no excuse for any of the states to refuse payment of minimum wage.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate urges federal government to settle N400 billion pension liability

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Pension Matters, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the Federal Government to pay the over N400 billion it is owing pensioners under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
L-R: Ajibola Ponle, Commissioner of Establishments, Training and Pensions; Mrs. Folashade Jaji, Secretary to Lagos State Government; Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, Head of Service, presenting Long Service Merit Award to Dr. Salaam Taiwo, Permanent Secretary, Local Government and Community Affairs, during the Lagos State Government 2019 Long Service Merit Award Celebrations, at Adeyemi- Bero, Auditorium, Alausa, Lagos.

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Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC awaits directives on minimum wage payment

Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said the scheme is waiting for directives from the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on when to begin the payment of the N30,000 new minimum wage to corps members.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: IGR to drive states’ payment of new minimum wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says payment of minimum wage consequential adjustments will be determined by each state based on their Internal Generated Revenue.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

Minimum wage: States to determine consequential increments – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.
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 assures Taraba workers of full, speedy implementation of minimum wage

The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, on Sunday assured workers in the state of efforts by the union to ensure speedy implementation of the new minimum wage recently arrived at between Labour and the Federal Government.
Simon Lalong

I will continue to work for peace, unity of Plateau – governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says he will continue to work for peace and unity among the people of the state devoid of religious and ethnic differences.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (5th right), in a group photograph with a delegation of African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, led by Dr Alves D’Almada (4th right), on Thursday in Abuja

Nigeria committed to integration of African continent – minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr. Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods, and services, and infrastructural development.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (5th right), in a group photograph with a delegation of African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, led by Dr Alves D’Almada (4th right), on Thursday in Abuja

Nigeria for African integration not at her detriment – minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods and services, and infrastructural development.

NYSC members to benefit from new minimum wage – minister

Members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will soon receive the new minimum wage as allowance, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has said.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC members will enjoy new minimum wage – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has confirmed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000.
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: Akwa Ibom has enough money to pay N30, 000 minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State is wealthy enough and, therefore, should not be struggling to pay the N30, 000 minimum wage to workers in the state civil service, the state branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said.
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Minimum wage: Association begs traders not to increase prices of goods

Mrs 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.

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