Tag Archives: Minimum Wage

Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor Photo

Edo Govt Mulls Over Further Increase in Current ₦40, 000 Minimum Wage for Workers

Edo Govt Mulls Over Further Increase in Current ₦40, 000 Minimum Wage for Workers

Though it pays the highest minimum wage in the country, Edo State government is working on further reviewing upwards the current ₦40, 000 being paid to its workers. Disclosing this in his 2023 Independence Day anniversary broadcast, Governor Godwin Obaseki, said this is part of measures to cushion the impact of the fuel subsidy removal

Godwin Obaseki Photo

May Day: It’s Immoral to Pretend Not to Know Workers are Suffering, Says Obaseki as he jacks up Minimum Wage to ₦40,000

…Approves payment of harmonised pension from May 2022 Workers and pensioners in Edo State were upbeat on Sunday as the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, announced a new minimum wage of ₦40,000, and payment of harmonised pension to civil servants and retirees respectively, in commemoration of this year’s Workers’ Day. Obaseki said the welfare of workers


Labour Demands Implementation of New Minimum Wage Before May 1

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the federal government to commence the implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers before the next Workers’ Day celebration on May 1. NLC’s acting president, Najeem Yasin made the call, Tuesday in Abuja while commending the Senate for approving the minimum wage bill of N30, 000.

National Council of States Approves N27,000 Minimum wage

The National Council of States has at its meeting held today in Abuja, approved N27,000 minimum wage for the country, as a minimum wage bill is expected to be sent to the National Assembly on Wednesday. Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, also announced that an additional N3,000 has been approved for federal workers, making theirs


Minimum Wage Strike Will Be Total – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress has restated its determination to go on strike come Tuesday, November 6th. This was revealed in a communiqué presented after a consolidated meeting of central working committee of all registered trade unions in Nigeria held on Friday, at the Airport Hotel, Lagos. The committee consists of presidents, general secretaries, and treasurers

error: Content is protected !!