*Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) *NLC seeks more funds in NHIS (Guardian)

Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) Some Lagos State workers  were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse. The gridlock, which affected the two lanes of…

Labour seeks immediate implementation of minimum wage (Guardian)

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has demanded the immediate implementation of the new national minimum wage by all tiers of government. In a communiqué signed the president, Dr. Ayuba Wabba, and the immediate past general secretary, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, after…

Avoid past mistakes in minimum wage implementation –Labour (Punch)

The organised labour on Thursday called on the Federal Government to avoid distortion and overlap in the implementation of the new minimum wage by meeting with the Joint National Public Service Negotiation Council to generate a fresh salary table so…

Oshiomhole: why governors must pay living wage (Nation)

All  Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole has said there is no basis for governors not to pay living wage to their workers. He said he would always stand by Nigerian workers on a new national minimum wage. He…

We are running out of patience, Labour tells Buhari (ThisDay)

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday urged President Muhamadu Buhari to expedite action in transmitting an executive bill for the N30,000 minimum wage to the National Assembly. President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said the continued delay in acting on…

Ladipo market’s roadside traders get eviction notice (Punch) * NLC dares governors over N30,000 minimum wage (Nation)

Ladipo market’s roadside traders get eviction notice (Punch) The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Works, has asked roadside traders at the Ladipo International Auto Spare Parts Market in Lagos to quit. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos,…

Lagos APC to PDP: Sanwo-Olu is prepared (Nation) * Labour suspends strike, tripartite panel submits report to Buhari today (Punch)

Lagos APC to PDP: Sanwo-Olu is prepared (Nation) The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday objected to the remark by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that its governorship flag bearer, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is “an emergency candidate that is unprepared…

Labour begins indefinite wage strike November 6 (Guardian)

Unless the Federal Government announces a new minimum wage, organised labour will embark on an indefinite strike from November 6, 2018. “If nothing is responsibly done by the Federal Government to meet our demands, on Monday, the 6th day of…

FG to announce new minimum wage this week (Leadership)

The federal government will this week announce the figure of the new minimum wage for workers in the country. President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, who disclosed this yesterday, said this followed the completion of negotiations by the…

FG set to announce new minimum wage (Guardian)

The Federal Government is set to announce the new minimum wage as the Tripartite Committee completes its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, made this known while speaking with newsmen on Monday in…

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