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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 28

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 18

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 56

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 23

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 17

December 4, 2018 8:58 AM Diamond Bank set to reward over 1,000 customers

Leading retail lender, Diamond bank is set to reward over 1000 customers in the third DiamondXtra season 10 quarterly draw which will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 at its Mobolaji Bank- Anthony branch in Ikeja, Lagos. Addressing newsmen at the bank’s Head Office in Lagos, Osita Ede, Head, Consumer Liability Products said that DiamondXtra Season 26

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 30

November 18, 2018 6:18 AM APC vs PDP: Saraki speaks on viral audio, receiving ‘benefits’ from Tinubu

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has revealed those responsible for ‘doctored ‘viral audio which recently appeared online that he allegedly spent millions campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2015 election. In the alleged audio, Saraki was heard saying he is angry with Buhari because he was not compensated and has not benefited from the APC government 30

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 27

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 30