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NLC: Why states must stick to minimum wage

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all, and that state governors have no right to pay below N30,000.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC prepares for showdown with governors December 31

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December 31.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC seizes over N643.9 million, $706.8 million in Kano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday says that the Kano Zonal office has seized over N643,942 million in 2019.

Ogun workers to embark on strike Friday

Their resolve to down tools is not unconnected to their inability to meet with Gov Dapo Abiodun over the national minimum wage of N30,000.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Labour tasks Ogun government to end minimum wage negotiation in December

Organised Labour has tasked the Ogun State Government to ensure that it commence and wrap up negotiation for the Minimum Wage consequential adjustment before the end of December.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Ministry, NLC may sanction union over failure to comply with directives

Despite the directives of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) and the Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN) are yet to resolve it differences.
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 urges Niger government to beef up security in councils polls

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Niger has called on the state government to beef up security in Shiroro and Rafi Local Government Areas to secure lives and property during the state council polls scheduled for Saturday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Labour, OPS slam senate, federal government over finance bill

Nigeria’s Senate decision to approve 56 amendments in Finance Bill, an executive bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an approval to raise tax rates payable by consumers and business entities to augment Federal Government’s declining cashflow, last week opened another pandora box of debate as to the fate of ordinary citizens when it eventually gets signed into law by the president in the days and weeks ahead.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Minimum wage: NGF commits to December deadline

The Nigeria Governors Forum, (NGF) says state governors “have been engaging with the respective branches of the Nigerian Labour Congress” to meet up with the December 31 minimum wage implementation deadline.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor commences payment of N35,000 minimum wage to workers end of November

Following the agreement reached between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, JNC, and Lagos State Government, led by Babajide Sanwo-olu, Friday, November 15, all arrangements have been concluded to commence the payment of the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustment rates to public workers in the November 2019 salary cycle.
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NLC tasks Kano commissioners on industrial relations

Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Kano, has cautioned the newly inaugurated Commissioners in the state, to imbibe worker-friendly policy while discharging their statutory responsibility.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

ILO commends President Buhari over minimum wage

The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Court halts conduct of Oyo NULGE’s election

The Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Ibadan Judicial Division has stopped the conduct of the election to usher in new executive of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Oyo State Chapter.

Bayelsa NULGE returns state officers unopposed

Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has elected and returned unopposed the Akpos Ekiegha led state executives to run its affairs for the next four years.

NIC dismisses suit against Abia ex-MHWUN caretaker committee chairman

Justice Ibrahim Sulieman Galadima of the National Industrial Court (NIC) sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has finally dismissed by a former Abia State Chairman of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Uchenna Obigwe, the suits against a former caretaker committee chairman of the union, Christopher Uche Ezekiel.

Organised labour carpets APC, PDP, advocates people-oriented party

The Organised Labour has blamed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the corruption and monetization of the nation’s polity and democratic process.
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.

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