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N200,000 minimum wage no longer realistic – Labour

The Nigerian Labour Congress said on Tuesday that the N200,000 minimum wage it earlier proposed to the Federal Government was no longer realistic, considering the country’s current economic situation. The congress, which spoke through its National Vice President, Tommy Etim, was reacting to Tuesday’s inauguration of the Minimum Wage Committee by Vice President Kashim Shettima. Etim, in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday, emphasised that the congress would […]

todayJanuary 31, 2024 8 2


FG Slashes Wage By N100bn, Labour kicks

Labour unions, on Wednesday, lambasted the Federal Government for slashing the supplementary budgetary allocation for wage awards to federal civil servants by N100bn, warning that this was not the agreement they had with the government. Data obtained from the newly Revised 2023 Supplementary Budget, indicated that the government swapped the controversial N5bn presidential yacht votes for Navy barges, increased the budget for defence from N476.54bn to N546.21bn and earmarked N20bn […]

todayNovember 23, 2023 1


The Imperatives For New National Minimum Wage

By Dr. Benjamin Nwokdi, Alvan Ikoku Federal University Of Education, Owerri   According to the United Nations, any human being who lives on less than ten dollars a day is living below the poverty line. Predicated on this measurement, most Nigerians, especially civil servants are obviously living in abject poverty as most of them live far below one dollar per day. This reality explains why the immediate past President of […]

todayOctober 8, 2023 30


Senate To Give New Miinimum Wage Bill Expeditious Consideration  

Edited By James Itodo   The Senate says it will give the expected new minimum wage bill from the Executive arm of government, expeditious consideration for improved welfare of workers and industrial harmony in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the Chairman of its Committee on Employment, Labour, and Productivity, Senator Diket Plang representing Plateau Central. Senator Plang in the statement, assures Nigerians that the 10th […]

todayOctober 6, 2023 28