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Minimum wage: FG suspends salary review

Written by on 12 February 2020

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government will no longer review workers’ salaries as earlier promised, Ngige said wage review had been put on hold. The acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan, had said that the FG would ensure that all states […]

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FG can’t meet Labour’s wage demand says Ngige

Written by on 16 October 2019

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday 15th October 2019 that the Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour on the new minimum wage. According to him the minister, the Nigerian economy will grind to a halt like that of Venezuela, if the federal government accedes to Labour’s request. Although the […]

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[Minimum wage] Governors talk tough, Labour to commence strike action

Written by on 14 October 2019

The Nigerian Labour Congress and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum on Sunday strongly disagreed over specific salary adjustments being demanded by workers on the new National Minimum Wage. The NLC, in a letter to its state councils, said there was no going back on its demand for the consequential adjustment of salaries as a result of […]

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