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Govs, Labour head for New Year showdown

Govs, Labour head for New Year showdown

Labour had issued the ultimatum in Lagos to persuade government in fast tracking the process enacting the minimum wage Act. Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye and James Ojo, Abuja The governors of the 36 states of the federation have debunked insinuations by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that they are unwilling to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage. […]
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We’ll finalise minimum wage issue with FG before 2019, governors assure

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday promised to resolve the national minimum wage imbroglio with President Muhammadu Buhari before the year winds up. Its Spokesman, Abduralzaque Bello Barkindo, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja after a meeting added that the governors used the opportunity to welcome Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, into the forum. However, […]
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The Big 5: Getting Nigeria to work will require hardwork not quick fixes – Atiku; Withdraw cases against us in court or be disciplined – APC warns aggrieved members | Other top stories

The Big 5: Getting Nigeria to work will require hardwork not quick fixes – Atiku; Withdraw cases against us in court or be disciplined – APC warns aggrieved members | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Following the loss of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at Saturday’s …
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Labour to govs: Pay N30,000 or forget 2019 elections

Labour to govs: Pay N30,000 or forget 2019 elections

“We are going to use it as part of our campaign strategy; if you can’t pay minimum wage, then forget election.” Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin and Agaju Madugba, Katsina and Bimbola Oyesola President Muhammadu Buhari and representatives of the governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday met behind closed door to […]
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Ajimobi created modern Oyo inspite of challenges- NGF boss

Mr Asishana Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), says Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has built a modern state through massive infrastructural development. Okauru, who spoke during a courtesy call on Ajimobi in his office, said the governor “ had so far raised the bar of good governance in spite of numerous challenges.’’ The […] …

Minimum wage: Sack threat can’t intimidate us, Labour tells govs

“The threat to sack workers is not new in the struggle for review of the national minimum wage in Nigeria… the current one by the Governor… cannot be used to intimidate labour.” James Ojo, Abuja Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vowed not to bow to the threat by governors to sack workers over […]
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Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

NAN The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC ) has condemned  threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said the threat was not new. Wabba was reacting to the statement made […]
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Minimum wage: States’ll go bankrupt if we pay N30,000 – Govs

Minimum wage: States’ll go bankrupt if we pay N30,000 – Govs

“The N18,000 today, when the president assumed office, 27 states were not able to pay; now that you say N30,000, how many can pay? We will be bankrupt.” Juliana Taiwo- Obalonye, Abuja Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have said states cannot afford to pay […]
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Governors meet over minimum wage, others

Governors meet over minimum wage, others

Head Media and Public Affairs of the NGF said the governors must make a decision on the minimum wage and other important issues on the agenda. Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Governors of 36 states of the federation under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) are currently holding an emergency meeting over the new minimum […]
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