Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said the threat was not new.
National Minimum Wage
Labour’s position is coming against the backdrop of the information from the Presidency and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, that President Buhari, contrary to media reports, was yet to approve the proposal of…
The Federal Government says President Muhammadu Buhari will study the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage before making his view known to Nigerians.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration that a government must be trusted to keep its word.
A presidential source, who preferred not to be named, said the President did not endorse N30,000 as proposed by the committee as being reported by some sections of the media
Buhari said this in Abuja on Tuesday while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage from the committee’s chairman, Amal Pepple at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In the past few days, I have been receiving regular updates on your deliberations. And today, I am pleased that you have completed your work in a peaceful and non-confrontational manner.
The report was presented to President Buhari on Tuesday evening by the Chairperson of the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimum Wage, Ama People
Ayuba Wabba, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, spoke to newsmen at the end of the Tripartite Committee meeting on the new National Minimum Wage on Tuesday in Abuja
The Trade Union Congress, Nigeria Labour Congress and United Labour Congress have threatened to embark on strike over the issue of National Minimum Wage.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said conciliation on the National Minimum Wage will continue despite the injunction of the National Industrial Court restraining organized labour from embarking on strike.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 from the existing N18,000.
Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress, said this at a protest rally tagged: ‘National Day of Mourning and Outrage’ organised by NLC, Trade Union Congress and the United Labour Congress on Tuesday in Abuja.
The meeting, president over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Ailla, Abuja, could not reach a decision on how much workers should earn as new minimum wage
The organised labour had insisted that the Federal Government should rather implement a ‘no pay, no work’ policy just as it would criminalise the non-payment of salaries by employers.
Ngige gave the charge when he received on a courtesy visit the new Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, Timothy Olawale, and his predecessor, Olusegun Oshinowo
NLC’s National President, Ayuba Wabba, made the call while speaking with journalists shortly after an interaction with the Nigerian Governors Forum held on Wednesday night in Abuja.
Ngige said this on Wednesday after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari