• NLC’s N56,000 minimum wage demand is legitimate, FG will come up with suitable response – Ngige assures

    NLC’s N56,000 minimum wage demand is legitimate, FG will come up with suitable response – Ngige assures

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has stated that the call by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, for an upward review of the national minimum wage is to be expected, adding that the federal government is carefully looking into it in order to come up with a suitable response.

    Ngige made this known yesterday while playing host to the executive members of the Organisation of Trade Unions of West Africa (OTUWA) in Abuja.

    The minister said, “The other day, […]

  • Gorvernor Amosun and Ogun workers disagree over N56,000 new minimum wage

    Gorvernor Amosun and Ogun workers disagree over N56,000 new minimum wage

    Governor Ibikunle Amosun and the organised labour in Ogun State Sunday disagreed over the ability of the state government to pay the proposed N56, 000 minimum wage.

    While Amosun declared that governors of the federation have now become “endangered species” due to the prevailing cash crunch in the country, the workers ‎argued that they were suffering and needed new financial raise.

    They spoke at the May Day celebration held at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, where hundreds of workers and other […]