‘Governors opposing labour’s demand insensitive to workers’ plight’ (Guardian)

Kaduna State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday condemned state governors who are stalling the implementation of the new national minimum pay.   The union said the governors do not patronise markets and therefore, were ignorant of the…

Minimum wage: Sack threat can’t intimidate us, Labour tells govs (Sun) * ASUU, FG meeting deadlocked as strike continues (Punch)

Minimum wage: Sack threat can’t intimidate us, Labour tells govs (Sun) The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vowed not to bow to the threat by governors to sack workers over the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. Reacting to the latest position…

Labour in dilemma over fresh minimum wage strike (Guardian)

The labour movement is worried that Nigerians may turn a cold shoulder to a fresh call for an industrial action demanding the speedy passage of a new minimum wage law. The Guardian learnt in Abuja yesterday that employers had hinged…

Beware of anti-workers’ govs, NLC warns Buhari (Punch)

The Nigeria Labour Congress and pensioners union have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to beware of members of Nigeria Governors’ Forum whom they described as anti-workers. They alleged that such governors were working to frustrate the NLC agreement with the Federal…

Dec. deadline for minimum wage (Nation)

Labour yesterday requested that all processes leading to the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage should be completed next month. It also vowed not to accept anything less than the N30,000 recommended by the Tripartite Committee to President Muhammadu Buhari.…

Minimum Wage: Labour Gives President Two Weeks to Submit Bill to N’Assembly (ThisDay)

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday said the organised labour expects President Muhammadu Buhari to submit the new national minimum wage bill to the National Assembly for passage into law within the next two weeks, explaining that it was prepared…

Fear of Inflation Mounts as Buhari Approves New Minimum Wage (ThisDay)

As workers and their unions celebrate the N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, analysts have expressed fear that the fresh wage regime could put inflationary pressure on the already fragile economy. Those who spoke to THISDAY…

Minimum wage: Nnamdi Kanu calls Labour Union to join in election boycott (Sun)

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to join IPOB in its election boycott campaign. Kanu, in another broadcast on Radio Biafra in Israel, on Sunday, said that…

Nigeria labour suspends strike (Punch)

The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike following promises by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4. The suspension of the warning strike takes effect from today. Announcing the…

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns (Vanguard)

Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded, yesterday, following the strike declared by organised labour to press home demand for a new minimum wage. This came as the Federal Government, yesterday, warned that the strike will affect…

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