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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 609

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 201

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 103

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 81

November 23, 2018 8:08 AM Labour Party accuses NLC, TUC of planning to organise illegal convention

Labour Party, LP, has accused Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, of planning to organise an “illegal and unconstitutional convention”. LP in a statement on Thursday by its Director of Publicity and Media Strategy, Yinka Richards, said “meddlesome interlopers” were trying to create disaffection in the party under the guise 54

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 53

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 51

November 5, 2018 6:38 AM Why ASUU strike is justified – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly has backed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on their strike. DAILY POST reports that ASUU on Sunday announced the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike with immediate effect. This came just as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is also preparing 55

October 31, 2018 12:16 PM New minimum wage: NLC blasts Nigeria Governors’ Forum, insists on N30,000

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has berated the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, for saying they cannot pay the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. NLC wondered why the Governors should peg the minimum wage at N22, 500. The President of the NLC, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, addressed a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday barely 24 hours after the Governors met and took the decision 42

October 31, 2018 8:11 AM New Minimum Wage: Shehu Sani backs labour, tells governors what to do

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central has backed the protest by labour unions in Nigeria over new minimum wage. Sani in a post on his Twitter page urged state governors willing to pay N22,500 as new wage to add N8,000 to meet the demands of the workers. According to him, Nigeria’s econonomy can sustain N30,000 minimum wage. The Kaduna lawmaker 53