The government appears to be in a dilemma on how to source funds to pay the new U.S.$83 (N30,000) minimum wage to workers. This development is generating tension as the government fears that this might lead to conflict between it and organised labour.
Minimum Wage - Govt in Dilemma Over Inadequate Budgetary Allocation
Vanguard, 18 March 2019
The Federal Government appears to be in a dilemma on how to source funds to pay the new N30,000 minimum wage to workers. Read more »
Nigeria's Rising Debt Profile Worries Senators
This Day, 13 March 2019
The Senate Wednesday commenced the debate of the N8.83 trillion 2019 Appropriation Bill with senators frowning upon the rising debt profile of the nation. Read more »
Minimum Wage - Senate Committee Concurs With Reps, Approves U.S.$83
Vanguard, 13 March 2019
The Senate Adhoc Committee on a New National Minimum Wage Bill, 2019, has agreed with the House of Representatives, recommending N30,000 as the accepted minimum wage for the… Read more »
Senate Reconstitutes Minimum Wage Committee
Premium Times, 12 March 2019
The Senate on Tuesday appointed the Deputy Majority Whip, Francis Alimikhena, as acting chairman of the Adhoc Committee on Minimum Wage. Read more »
The House of Representatives has approved U.S.$83 (N30,000) as minimum wage for workers. The lawmakers passed the bill one week after the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sent ... Read more »
The government is set to present the new minimum wage proposal to the National Economic Council on Thursday for further consultations. Nigerian workers under the auspices of ... Read more »
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