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January 15, 2019 11:37 AM New Minimum Wage: You cannot impose a wage level on states – El-rufai tells NLC

Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state has said the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC cannot impose wage level on state governors. El-rufai said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019 over the insistence of labour union on N30,000 minimum wage across all states. On his position of new N30,000 minimum wage, El-rufai said: “The purpose 660

January 9, 2019 6:06 AM New minimum wage: Labour warns FG about governors

The Trade Union Congress, TUC, Anambra Chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to transmit the proposed national minimum wage of N30,000 to the National Assembly for consideration. Mr Ifeanyi Okechukwu, Chairman of the congress in the state, made the call in Awka on Tuesday. Okechukwu said President Buhari should not bother himself with the position 100

January 8, 2019 1:16 PM NLC threatens to boycott 2019 elections over new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Edo State Chapter, says it will boycott the 2019 general elections if the N30,000 minimum wage bill was not transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Emmanuel Ademokun, Chairman, Edo NLC, stated this on Tuesday in Benin, when he led a protest 209

January 7, 2019 7:14 PM New minimum wage: NLC announces nationwide protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it would hold a nationwide protest on Tuesday over the delay in transmitting the recommendations of the Tripartite Committee on a new National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, NLC General Secretary, stated this in a statement made available to NAN in Abuja in Monday. Ozo-Eson, “it should 113

January 2, 2019 3:47 PM New minimum wage: Labour announces date for nationwide strike

Following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has set Jan. 8 as date for the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike. NAN reports that NLC president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the strike would be inevitable if nothing 85

December 1, 2018 12:46 PM New minimum wage: You have conspired with FG – Group mocks labour leaders

The All Workers Convergence (AWC) has declared that the lingering new national minimum wage issue was a reflection of the conspiracy between labour leaders and the Federal Government. AWC National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze made this declaration while speaking with journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at the weekend. He said that what the group 57

November 6, 2018 10:48 AM New minimum wage: What suspension of strike means – UATH commends NLC

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Tuesday, commended the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for suspending its proposed strike. Mr Frank Omagbon, the Information Officer of the hospital, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gwagwalada on Tuesday. DAILy POST reports that the organised 55

November 5, 2018 10:45 AM New minimum wage: NUPENG speaks on ‘joining’ Labour strike

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said it has not taken a definite stand yet on the proposed nationwide industrial action by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). NUPENG’s General Secretary, Comrade Adamu Song said consultations were still ongoing at different levels to reach a conclusion on the issue. Adams made this known 53

November 5, 2018 9:55 AM New minimum wage: NNPC speaks on fuel scarcity as strike looms

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians that there will not be scarcity of petroleum products, despite workers’ insistence on proceeding on a nationwide strike from November 6. NNPC’s spokesperson, Ndu Ughamadu, stated this in a statement issued on Sunday. Ughamadu assured that the corporation has a stock of petroleum 51

November 1, 2018 3:39 PM New minimum wage: Nigerian workers most used – I Go Die blasts FG

Nigerian comedian, Francis Agoada, popularly known as I Go Die has said that Nigerian workers are the most used in the world. This is coming after the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 despite labour unions’ threat to embark on strike over the non-implementation of N30,000 proposed minimum wage. In a post on Instagram 80