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

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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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Minimum wage: Blame FG, not labour for looming strike – NLC

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The Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday said Nigerians should not blame the union for the looming industrial chaos in January owing to what it perceived as the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over the N30,000 minimum wage. The union also knocked Buhari for his proposed establishment of a technical committee …

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2019 elections: I will protect all Nigerians if… – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has pledged to protect all Nigerians and be fair to all sections of the country if elected as the next president of Nigeria. Saraki also said it is North Central zone’s turn to produce the next president of Nigeria. Saraki made the pledge at the secretariat …

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We were not elected to only pay salaries – Governors

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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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Governors meet to discuss insecurity, minimum wage

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) yesterday night met in Abuja to discuss issues of minimum wage, insecurity and other matters of interests for the development of the country. While the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is proposing a minimum wage of N65,000 for workers, the governors have been insisting on the …

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