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Comrade Ayuba Waba, President, NLC

NLC: Minimum wage negotiations still ongoing

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.

NYSC: Why we can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage to corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it cannot pay the N30,000 minimum wage to corps members yet because it is yet to get such directive from the federal government.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: No worker should be cheated – NLC chief

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has assured workers, especially those in the states and local government, the group will do everything to ensure that they are not short-changed in any way in the payment of the new national minimum wage.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.

Minimum wage: Organised labour seeks President Buhari’s intervention

Organised labour unions on Thursday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to help resolve the dispute over the N30,000 new minimum wage.

Minimum wage: Nurses call for compromise between labour, government

Some nurses, under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), have called for a compromise between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the N30,000 new minimum wage.

TUC urges federal government pay more attention to workers’ welfare, security

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) in Bayelsa, has urged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to workers’ well-being and security in the efforts to build a stronger nation.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government not sincere – labour

The Organized Labour has accused the Federal Government of not being sincere by alleging that Labour is responsible for the delay in the implementation of the new N30, 000 Minimum Wage.
The Federal Government has attributed delay in the implementation of the “Consequential Adjustment” of the N30, 000 new minimum wage to the unrealistic demands of labour unions.

NSIWC: How labour is delaying implementation of minimum wage

The Federal Government has attributed delay in the implementation of the “Consequential Adjustment” of the N30, 000 new minimum wage to the unrealistic demands of labour unions.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
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 not planning mass action over minimum wage

Following reports that the organised labour may go on a nationwide strike for the full implementation of the new minimum wage, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said there was no such plans.
Adams Oshiomhole

Minimum wage: Nigerian workers unfairly treated – Comrade Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Our priority is to create more jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the priority of his administration “is to create as many jobs as possible.”
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari: I’m ready to pay N30,000 new minimum wage

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Friday said his administration has no problem with implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers.

TUC rejects partial implementation of minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday rejected a policy unveiled by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the implementation of the national minimum wage.

TUC rejects federal government circular on minimum wage implementation

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has accused the federal government of betrayal of trust over implementation of the new national minimum wage.

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