Will New Minimum Wage Improve Nigerian Workers Productivity?
For two years, workers in Nigeria have been battling with the government for an upward review of the national minimum wage from the current U.S.$50. Labour unions had in a joint memorandum proposed a new package of U.S.$185 as new minimum wage, citing rising cost of living in the country as reason for the new package.The tricky question to answer remains: will the goverment increase the wage?
Leadership, 16 April 2018
The organised labour has proposed stiff penalties for state governors who are not willing to pay the current minimum wage of N18,000. Read more »
Leadership, 17 April 2018
For two years, workers in Nigeria under the umbrella of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have been battling with the government for an upward review… Read more »
Premium Times, 11 April 2018
The federal government's Tripartite Committee on the new national minimum wage is to hold public hearing across the country, and gather inputs from stakeholders on a new minimum… Read more »
Vanguard, 9 April 2018
The Organised Labour has officially presented a fresh demand for higher new National Minimum Wage for workers to the Federal Government Tripartite Committee using current economic… Read more »
Premium Times, 6 April 2018
Recently, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, revealed that he and his colleagues receive N13.5 million monthly as "running cost." Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite committee to negotiate the new minimum wage. Read more »