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Labour Deems Announcement of New Minimum Wage On Workers Day Infeasible

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria expressed disappointment on Thursday regarding the ongoing negotiations for a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers, urging the Federal Government to expedite the process. Comrade Festus Osifo, the TUC President, addressed journalists after the National Executive Council meeting, stating that the likelihood of implementing a new minimum wage by […]

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TUC Calls for Immediate Payment of March, April Wage Award to Workers

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria is demanding the prompt disbursement of the ₦35,000 wage award for March and April to workers. According to TUC President, Comrade Festus Osifo, public workers are yet to receive their March and April salaries as agreed upon with the Federal Government. Osifo made this assertion during a press […]

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Bayelsa Govt Greenlights ₦35,000 Wage Increase for Civil Servants

In a bid to alleviate the strain of the escalating cost of living, the Bayelsa state government has given the green light for the disbursement of wage awards to civil servants across its ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs). Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, the deputy governor, announced this decision during a courtesy visit by the leadership of […]

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Governors Disregard For Wage Awards: TUC’s Imperative Action

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Festus Osifo, disclosed in Abuja that only 14 states in Nigeria are honoring wage awards, while 22 others remain indifferent to the welfare of their workers. Osifo emphasized the urgent need for action, indicating that labor leaders would convene to address this issue, signaling a […]

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Labour Prepares For Confrontation With States Not Paying Wage Award

Despite efforts to cushion the impact of subsidy removal, certain states are yet to initiate payments under the wage award scheme, prompting the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to vow action against such states. Following the withdrawal of petrol subsidy, both the Federal Government and several states have introduced measures, including the wage award, to alleviate […]

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Niger Begins Payment of Wage Award to Workers Following Tinubu’s Directive

Niger State has initiated the disbursement of wage awards to its workforce following a directive from President Bola Tinubu during his recent visit to commission projects in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Binta Mamman, confirmed this development, stating that Governor Mohammed Bago had ordered the immediate commencement of the wage award. The state, with […]

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NLC Expresses Anger as 30 States Fail to Implement ₦35,000 Wage Increase

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) expressed frustration on Wednesday as it revealed that over 30 states, representing about 90 per cent of the country, have failed to pay the ₦35,000 wage award as agreed by the Federal Government and organized labour. Labour leaders in Sokoto, Kano, Benue, and Bayelsa states disclosed to journalists that their […]

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BREAKING: Niger Gov Approves ₦20,000 Wage Increase for Workers

Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, has given the green light for the payment of a ₦20,000 wage increase to every civil servant in the state. This decision comes after President Bola Tinubu urged state governments to implement the wage increase to alleviate the economic hardships faced by the populace. President Tinubu, during his visit […]

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Hardship: Tinubu Orders State Governors to Implement Wage Awards

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged state governors to promptly implement wage awards to alleviate economic hardship among citizens, stressing the importance of providing relief without fueling inflation. Addressing the audience in Minna during the launch of an agricultural mechanization initiative and the reopening of the remodeled domestic terminal at the Bola Ahmed Tinubu International […]

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Jubilation As Fed Workers Received Four Months ₦35,000 Wage Award

Yesterday, the Presidency announced that Federal Government workers have received a wage award of ₦35,000 for four months, part of measures aimed at mitigating the impact of the removal of petrol subsidy. According to an official tweet, the remaining balance of ₦35,000 for two months is currently being calculated and will be disbursed soon. Additionally, […]