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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.
Seyi Makinde

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

In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.

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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 to inaugurate implementation committee on Tuesday

The Federal Government will on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurate the N30,000 new national minimum wage implementation committee, almost one month after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law.
Chris Ngige

Minister asks workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one-day national protest on Monday.

Governor Umahi agrees to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, yesterday approved the N30, 000 New National Minimum wage for the State civil servants with promise to continue to work for their welfare in the years ahead.
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Niger government to inaugurate committee on implementation of new minimum wage

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, on Wednesday said that the state government would inaugurate a committee to discuss with the organised labour on how to implement the new N30, 000 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.

NLC: Workers will determine next Kogi’s governor

The Organised Labour in Kogi on Wednesday said that workers would determine the next governor of the state come November 2.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Edo to commence payment of new minimum wage immediately

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Wednesday said the state would commence implementation of the new national minimum wage immediately.

Governor Ugwuanyi: I will address N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has promised to meet with agencies and statutory bodies of government to address the issue of national minimum wage in the state.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Labour urges federal government to finalise salary adjustment

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government to quickly finalise the salary adjustment and implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari: Katsina government spends N25 billion on gratuities, pensions

The Katsina State Government says it has so far spent about N25 billion on the payment of gratuities and pensions of retirees in the state since 2015 to date.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige: President Buhari committed to leaving a bouyant economy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has assured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to lifting the lives of Nigerian workers and leaving behind a legacy of service and a buoyant economy.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari predicts another recession in 2020

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has warned that Nigeria could be heading into another round of recession.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

NLC, TUC march in Abuja, demand jobs for Nigerian youth

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), held a rally in Abuja on Monday.

NLC: Current security system has failed

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has decried the increased state of insecurity 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.

NLC: Current security architecture has failed

Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.

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