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January, 2020

  • 25 January

    Ondo Set To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

    The Ondo State government has reached an agreement with organised labour in the state to pay N30,000 as minimum wage to the state’s civil servants. This was disclosed after a meeting between both parties on Saturday in Akure, the state capital. The government side was led by Oluwadare Aragbaye, the …

  • 10 January

    Ensure Implementation Of New Minimum Wage By Jan 31, TUC Tells States

    The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has asked state governments yet to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000 to do so or prepare to face industrial action from workers. The ultimatum was contained in a communique jointly signed by Quadri Olaleye, TUC President; and Musa Lawal, TUC Secretary-General at the …

December, 2019

  • 17 December

    Organised Labour Begins Warning Strike Thursday Over Minimum Wage

    The Organised Labour, comprising Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), in Ogun State, on Monday, said they will embark on two days warning striker with effect from Thursday. The Labour unions said they have resolved to embark on the action, unless the state government invite them for …

July, 2019

  • 18 July

    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. On July 16, the Federal Government announced that it would start the implementation of the new minimum wage with workers earnings below …

January, 2019

  • 16 January

    Minimum Wage: FG To Present Proposal To NEC Thursday

    Kwara NLC Assures Workers On Payment Of Minimum Wage

    The Federal Government is set to present the N30, 000 new National Minimum Wage proposal to the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday for further consultations. This was the main resolution of Tuesday’s extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which ended in Abuja and presided over by President Muhammadu …

  • 9 January

    FG Pacifies Labour, To Transmit Minimum Wage Bill To NASS Jan 23

    The Federal Government has selected January 23 to transmit the minimum wage bill to the National Assembly for onward consideration and approval. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity, announced this after a meeting with the leadership of organised labour: the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress …

November, 2018

  • 6 November

    President Buhari Approves N30,000 As Minimum Wage

    Why I Haven’t Unveiled My New Cabinet – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N30,000 as the country’s new national minimum wage. He backed the new amount after receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee established to review the national minimum wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. Shortly after he received the report from Amma …

  • 6 November

    Labour Suspends Strike As New Minimium Wage To Be Unveiled Tuesday

    The organised labour in the country has suspended their nationwide industrial action planned for Tuesday (today) over the reluctance of both the federal and state governments to accede to their minimum wage increase demand to N30,000. Ayuba Wabba, National Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, announced the suspension on …

  • 5 November

    Abuja Court Refuses To Grant Fresh Order Over Labour's Planned Strike

    The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja has rejected a request for a fresh order preventing the organised labour from going ahead on its planned strike expected to kick-off on Tuesday. Justice Sanusi Kado, who presided over the court on Monday, also refused to grant a prayer for an …

  • 5 November

    Abuja Court Refuses To Grant Fresh Order Over Labour’s Planned Strike

    The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja has rejected a request for a fresh order preventing the organised labour from going ahead on its planned strike expected to kick-off on Tuesday. Justice Sanusi Kado, who presided over the court on Monday, also refused to grant a prayer for an …

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