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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.

Minister: 60 percent of Nigeria’s 2019 budget to be rolled into 2020

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Thursday said less than half of the 2019 budget will be implemented this year.

Minister promises to resolve minimum wage logjam

Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of 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.

NLC calls for suspension of action on health insurance bill in Jigawa

The Nigeria labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Jigawa State House of Assembly to stop the process of passing the bill on Jigawa State Health Insurance Scheme into law.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor inaugurates committee on salary, pension arrears

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday inaugurated an 8-member committee to articulate the modality for the payment of the arrears of salaries, pensions and allowances owed to civil servants and pensioners in the state.
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.

Kogi: Labour demands N2.8 billion outstanding workers’ salary

Chairman of the Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka, has said that the state government was yet to release the 10 percent of the fund kept aside to offset arrears of state workers’ salary.
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.
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.

Minimum wage: Kwara NLC to ensure payment

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kwara, Mr Issa Ore, has assured workers in the state that labour would ensure the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage by the government.

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.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor to pay 30,000 pensioners in September

Hope has finally come for Imo State pensioners as Governor Emeka Ihedioha has promised to pay over 30,000 of them who are documented in the biometric database for state workers.

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.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki visits Adams Oshiomhole in Iyamho

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday paid a surprise visit to his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
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.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia government speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The Abia State Government has admitted that it is owing some of its workers including teachers months of unpaid salaries.
Omoyele Sowore

NLC begs federal government to release Omoyele Sowore, 26 others

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to release Mr Omoyele Sowore and 26 other protesters arrested on account of the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday.

NLC lauds Oyo governor on review of sacked workers

The Chairman, Oyo State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Mr Bayo Titilola-Sodo on Tuesday lauded the Governor Seyi Makinde led administration for the ongoing review of the sacked workers on the payroll of the government by the past administration.

NLC, NURTW urge Edo assemblymen-elect to behave like Bauchi lawmakers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have urged 12 members-elect of the Edo House of Assembly, currently in Abuja, to behave like Bauchi State lawmakers and present themselves for inauguration.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urged to revive car, housing loans

Labour leaders in Osun State have appealed to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to revive car and housing loans as motivation for public workers in the state.

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