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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

Ayuba Wabba

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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NLC plans nationwide protests Jan 8 over minimum wage

Ayuba Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will embark on a nationwide mobilisation of Nigerian workers to protest the Federal Government’s delay in implementing a new national minimum wage of N30,000. It also urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate allegations of diversion of the bailout fund, Paris …

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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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Political class still afflicted by primordial sentiments, Oshiomhole says

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is committed to the implementation of an improved National Minimum Wage for Nigerian workers. Oshiomhole said this when he received a delegation of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) led by its President, …

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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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