minimum wage

Details of yesterday’s meeting of the thirty six state councils of the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council over the consequential adjustments of the new minimum wage have emerged. State councils have been directed to open negotiations with state governments on the consequential adjustments arising from the new minimum wage of thirty thousand naira. At the […]

Members of National Youth Service Corps  will soon  have cause to smile as they are expected to receive the new minimum wage as allowance once the implementation commences. Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, who brought  this to the fore  in a Twitter post yesterday evening,  also said the federal government had begun planning for the payment of the […]

Trade Union Congress is asking the Federal Government to pay five months arrears of the new minimum wage dating back to April 18, 2019. In a statement by the acting Chairman of the union, Anchaver Simon, and the Secretary, Alade Lawal, the workers’ representatives also urged the government to keep to its promise of carrying […]

After three days of horse-trading, the Federal Government and the Organized Labour have reached an agreement on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new wage regime of thirty thousand naira. In the deal which was struck in the early hours of today, both parties agreed on giving workers between ten point five and […]

Workers in Nigeria may now have to wait a little longer for conclusion of negotiations on the consequential adjustment in their salaries occasioned by the new minimum wage. This is because a meeting between the federal government and labor leaders which lasted about nine hours, ended in the early hours of today, without definite decisions. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate conclusion of negotiation on the consequential adjustment between the government and the Joint National Public Service Negating Council to pave way for the implementation of the new wage regime. The President also directed the setting up of a Presidential Committee on Salaries and Wages, which will be saddled […]

President Buhari Thursday in the State House assented to the National Minimum Wage Bill, thus laying to rest several months of controversy on minimum wage. Following the presidential assent, the bill has now become the Act of the National Assembly. The executive had transmitted the bill to the National Assembly on January 22 with the […]

OSINBAJO Talk of increase in the National minimum wage may benefit the most unlikely people as Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has come out to say that the President’s and the Vice-President’s pay is low even as he criticized the private sector for not respecting the national minimum wage law, which puts the lowest pay at […]


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