Labour awaits President Tinubu’s decision over proposed ₦62,000 New Minimum Wage

Labour awaits President Tinubu’s decision over proposed ₦62,000 New Minimum Wage

President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, said yesterday that organised labour was awaiting President Bola Tinubu’s response to the proposed new minimum wage, before it’s next line of action. Ajaero said in an interview with The Nation that labour expected the President to make further consultation, before taking a final decision on […]

NLC insist on N615,000 demand from FG

The ongoing negotiations for a new minimum wage have deadlocked following the inability of the Federal Government and organised labour to reach a consensus. The President’s media aide, Mr Bayo Onanuga, in an interview, faulted workers’ insistence on the N615,000 minimum wage, updating that the government and labour unions had not agreed on the amount […]

FG assures national living wage to Nigerian workers

The Federal Government says it is committed to giving Nigerian workers a national living wage. Speaking at the 2024 Workers Day Celebration at the Eagle Square, Abuja, President Bola Tinubu represented by his Vice, KashimShettima, said the government is open to receive the recommendations of the tripartite committee on the new national minimum wage, while […]

NLC to propose sanctions for defaulting governors of new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has given strong indication that it would press for the inclusion of a clause, which would prescribe sanctions for governors and local government administrators who failed to implement the new minimum wage. Its National Treasurer, Hakeem Ambali, who disclosed said the refusal of state governors to pay the current minimum wage […]