Tag Archives: MINIMUM WAGE

FG Reveals How It Wants To Source Fund For N30,000 Minimum Wage

The federal government has said it will be considering increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) to fund the new national minimum wage. Nigeria’s Budget and National Planning Udo Udoma stated this on Tuesday while during  the Senate Committee on Finance. He said, “The current minimum wage of N18,000 is really too low. It is difficult for workers to…

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Breaking! On Minimum Wage Increase – NLC Orders Workers To Commence Strike On Thursday

The Nigeria Labour Congress has directed workers to proceed on a nationwide warning strike with effect from Thursday, 27th September 2018. This followed the delay in negotiations for a new minimum wage by the Federal Government. General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday 24th September…

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President Buhari Set To Increase Minimum Wage – Presidency

Today, the Nigerian Presidency has reassured workers of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to increase the minimum wage. This assurance was given by Senator Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) According to reports, Enang spoke in response to alleged lack of commitment by the Federal…

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Nigeria Approves Committee To Negotiate N56,000 National Minimum Wage Demand

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved a 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate with labour unions and work out a new minimum wage. This disclosure was made known by the Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige, at the end of the meeting in Abuja, on…

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