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NLC to hold a nationwide protest Tuesday

The Nigeria Labour Congress says it will on Tuesday hold a nationwide protest to drive its demand for the upward review of the national minimum wage from N18,000 to N30,000. The General Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, said in a statement that there would be no strike for …

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I’m not responsible for your failure, Jonathan tells Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to look elsewhere for the person to blame for his alleged failure, saying he (Jonathan) should not be held responsible. The former President was reacting to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam …

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South Africa Increases Minimum Wage To N126,480

South Africa has increased its minimum wage to N126,480 per month. The news is coming at a time Nigerian workers are uncertain their struggle for a N30, 000 minimum wage would yield a result. The Global Wage Report 2018/19 released yesterday reveals that the world’s wage growth also hit a …

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Four Votes For Ambode, 960 For Sanwo-Olu At Tinubu’s Ward

The final result for Ward C, Tinubu’s ward — comprising Olusosun, Alausa and Oregun — saw Ambode poll a measly four votes while his opponent, Sanwo-Olu, recorded 960 votes. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos, was mauled by Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ward of Bola Tinubu in the ongoing Lagos State …

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NLC suspends strike

The Nigerian Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing strike. The strike commenced on September 26. The National President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension of the strike at a press conference on Sunday in Abuja. “The suspension takes effect from today Sunday,” he said. The suspension means workers …

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Saraki says Senate is ready to reconvene over INEC

The President of the Senate DR Bukola Saraki has said that the 8th Senate was ready to reconvene to consider the N242 INEC budget currently pending before it. Saraki disclosed this during a World Press Conference on Wednesday on the aftermath of the siege on the national Assembly by operatives …

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