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NLC’s Stance on Minimum Wage Is Based On Distorted Facts — PGF DG


An ex official of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC and Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman has come out to blast Congress for predicting its protest against decentralization of minimum wage on deliberate distortion of facts. Lukman recently revealed this in a statement issued in ...

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The New Minimum Wage Will Only Last For A Short While – Chief Olu Falae

Chief Olu Falae

Ex-Finance Minister, Chief Olu Falae has come out to talk about the new minimum wage. According to him, he believes it would only be effective for some years before we all go back to the way things used to be. Falae thinks if we can reduce the minimum wage and ...

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We’ll Have To Double Our Internally Generated Revenue To Pay The New Minimum Wage – Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has said his government is ready to pay the new minimum wage but the state would need to double its Internally Generated Revenue to make it happen. He revealed this as he inaugurated a committee to work out the modalities for the implementation of the ...

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Any Governor That Fails To Pay The N30,000 Minimum Wage Is Wicked – Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has come out to say that the new N30,000 minimum wage cannot even take workers home because of the current hardship in Nigeria. According to him, it will, therefore, be wickedness on the part of any governor to not pay the already small N30,000. He ...

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Sanwo-Olu Approves N35,000 As Minimum Wage For Lagos Civil Servants

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu

Lagos State governor, Sanwo-olu has approved payment of N35,000 as minimum wage for civil servants in the state. He announced this through a document shared on Twitter by the Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosile on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. According to the document, the minimum wage ...

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Pensioners Are Part Of Minimum Wage Increase ― Chris Ngige


The Federal Government has said Nigerian pensioners will also gain from the new minimum wage. Speaking recently to Vanguard in Abuja, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said the adjustment of the wages is a constitutional matter under Section 173 of the Nigerian Constitution. He added that now ...

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