FG disagrees with governors over minimum wage proposal

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, said that the Federal Government did not support governors on their latest decision to pay workers N22,500 minimum wage. The minister, while responding to a callers on the position of government on the lingering minimum wage discussions on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme, criticised […]

FG won’t restrain labour on minimum wage demand – Ngige

The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would not restrain the activities of organised labour in the country but will continue to engage them in dialogue until the ongoing national minimum wage issue is amicably agreed upon. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, gave the assurance when a delegation of the […]

No agreement yet with labour group on minimum wage – Ngige

In what appears a major drawback in the lingering national minimum wage discussion by the tripartite committee set up by government on the issue, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, said that the Federal Government and the organised labour have not reached any agreement on the new proposed wage. The minister’s […]

State governors causing delay on minimum wage assignment – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has confirmed that the new wage structure will not come into place any time soon because State Governors are yet to submit their proposal on a new wage system. The Minister told reporters in Anambra State that without a proposal from the governors, there cannot be an agreement […]