minimum wage – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:25:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg minimum wage – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Coronavirus: Gombe suspends payment of new minimum wage, slashes salaries https://thenewsguru.com/news/coronavirus-gombe-suspends-payment-of-new-minimum-wage-slashes-salaries/ Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:25:30 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=243670 Gombe State suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage on Saturday following dwindling finances due to the effect of coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Mr Manassah Jatau, the state Deputy Governor, said at a press briefing on Saturday in Gombe, that the decision was taken after consultation with the standing committee on minimum wage and […]

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Breaking: Organised labour suspends strike in Niger https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-organised-labour-suspends-strike-niger/ Sun, 09 Feb 2020 17:30:12 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=235248 The Organised labour in Niger has suspended the strike it started on February 4 over non implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. The strike was called off on Sunday following resolutions reached between the state government and labour. The suspension was contained in a statement by Mr Yakubu Garba, Chairman Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and […]

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Oyo Govt okays N30,000 minimum wage https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/oyo-govt-okays-n30000-minimum-wage/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:29:38 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=234669 Oyo State Government and the Organised Labour on Wednesday reached an agreement on the N30,000 minimum wage passed into law by the Federal Government in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the agreement was reached following a meeting between the delegation of the state government and that of organised labour. Mrs Olubamiwo […]

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Minimum wage: Organised labour to begin strike Feb. 4 https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/minimum-wage-organised-labour-begin-strike-feb-4/ Tue, 04 Feb 2020 05:41:48 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=234300 Organised labour  in Niger state on Monday, directed workers  to embark on an indefinite strike from February  4, over non implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements. The directive was contained in statement jointly signed by Mr Yakubu Garba, chairman Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterparts Yunusa Tanimu […]

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Minimum wage: Labour prepares for showdown with 15 governors as deadline expires https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/minimum-wage-labour-prepares-showdown-15-governors-deadline-expires/ Sat, 01 Feb 2020 04:45:22 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=233786 Organized labour has commenced mobilization of workers in 15 states of the federation for a strike to press home demand for the full implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000. The states, according to labour sources, are yet to demonstrate enough commitment in  keying into the new dispensation. The bone of contention in most of the states […]

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No state will pay less than N30,000 minimum wage – Governors https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/no-state-will-pay-less-n30000-minimum-wage-governors/ Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:36:40 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=226771 Nigeria governors said they cannot backtrack on their decision to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, describing it as “a settled matter”. NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi made the clarification in Abuja while answering questions from newsmen at the end of the forum meeting held at forum Secretariat in Abuja. Fayemi denied […]

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Minimum Wage: NLC prepares for showdown with state governors Dec. 31 https://thenewsguru.com/news/minimum-wage-nlc-prepares-showdown-state-governors-dec-31/ Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:50:52 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=225632 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December 31. In a communique issued at the end of its meeting with state council chairmen on implementation of the National Minimum Wage, the union said there […]

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Corps members to receive new minimum wage from 2020 Budget – Minister https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/corps-members-receive-new-minimum-wage-2020-budget-minister/ Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:11:11 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=225555 The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said serving corps members of the National Youth Service Corps will enjoy increased allowance as a result of the N30, 000 minimum wage from next year. The minister said that increase in the allowances earned by corps members have been captured in the 2020 budget […]

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BREAKING: Osinbajo-led FEC orders payment of minimum wage latest Dec. 31 https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-osinbajo-led-fec-orders-payment-of-minimum-wage-latest-dec-31/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:20:25 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=217253 The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to effect payment of the new minimum wage on or before 31st December, 2019. This was disclosed by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, at the end of FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa Abuja. He […]

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Budget 2020: New minimum wage, personnel costs to gulp N4.88trn – Finance Minister https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/budget-2020-new-minimum-wage-personnel-costs-gulp-n4-88trn-finance-minister/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:18:17 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=217245 By Emman Ovuakporie The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday revealed plans by the Federal Government to expend  N4.88 trillion for payment of the new national minimum wage and other personnel costs in the 2020 fiscal year. Ahmed who disclosed this during the National budget public hearing on the 2020 budget estimates at the […]

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