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We wish to pay N30,000 minimum wage but hard times constrain us, Govs say


The Nigeria Governors’ Forum said that governors would have loved to pay workers N30,000 as national minimum wage but for the hard times. Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs, NGF, said this on Monday in Abuja. Bello-Barkindo said that due to financial constraints and other limitations, many states could …

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Nigeria can pay N30,000 minimum wage – Oshiomhole


The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has backed the organised labour’s agitation that N30,000 should be the national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. He also stressed that as a member of the Nigeria Governors Forum when he was the governor of Edo State, he had …

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APC, PDP in war of words over readiness for 2019 polls


The All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party have disagreed over the readiness of both parties for the 2019 general elections. The PDP on Friday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was not ready for the 2019 general elections, alleging that the President and his party were plotting with the Independent …

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We were not elected to only pay salaries – Governors

Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, have said that they are not elected to only pay salaries of civil servants. They argued they were also elected to provide good roads, electricity, education and other necessary amenities for the people. They said there was no way they could …

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