Will Nigeria Put Smiles On Workers' Faces Anytime Soon?

The government has said that the new national minimum wage will lead to increases in the salaries of all public service workers but there is no agreement on the figure to be paid, as negotiations continue. The governors, who met under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors Forum, noted that they are still having problems implementing the existing U.S.$49 minimum wage. Labour unions are demanding U.S.$180, while private employers and some state governors propose U.S.$69.

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    Vanguard, 19 October 2018

    Chairman of the Nigerian Governors' Forum, NGF, Abdulaziz Yari, said yesterday that governors were not against upward review of the minimum wage, but lack capacity to pay it. Read more »

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