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New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by IdeyFindWife: 6:03am On Oct 09, 2018
Disappointment for workers as FG reportedly releases new minimum wage figure
Author: Kess Ewubare

- The organised labour and organised private sector reportedly recommend N30,000 as minimum wage per month

- Ayuba Wabba, the president of the Nigerian Labour Congress, says the federal government will soon announce the new minimum wage as the tripartite committee completes its assignment

- The SGF, Boss Mustapha, says the federal government will address the agitation for an increase in the minimum wage

The federal government’s stance that it cannot afford more than N25,000 per month as minimum wage has reportedly stalled the negotiations by the tripartite committee on a new national minimum wage.

Vanguard has reported that the organised labour and Organised Private Sector (OPS) have faulted the figured by the federal government and are insisting on N30,000 minimum wage per month.

The newspaper stated that the federal government had earlier presented N21, 700 per month as new minimum wage to the other social partners when the tripartite committee resumed sitting on Thursday, October 4.

But displeased by the federal government’s figure amidst the high cost of living in the country, the organised labour and OPS reportedly reached an accord, increasing their earlier figure of N25,000 to N40,000.

Meanwhile, Ayuba Wabba, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) president, on Monday, October 8, said the federal government will soon announce the new minimum wage as the tripartite committee completes its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to him, the committee reconvened and deliberated on a new minimum wage figure that was acceptable to all employers of labour in the country.

Wabba said the presidency would make it public after deliberation by the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting.

In a related report, the federal government says it will soon address the agitation for the upward review of the national minimum wage in a manner that will make workers and all Nigerians smile.

The disclosure was made by the secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, October 7, at the 22nd choir anniversary of the Christ Apostolic Church, Living Water DCC Headquarters, Abuja, Punch reports.

NAIJ.com gathers that the SGF, who was represented by the permanent secretary (General Services Office), Office of the SGF, Olusegun Adekunle, said the present administration was sensitive to the plight and wishes of the masses.

https://www.naija.ng/amp/1197007-negotiations-break-fg-reportedly-offers-n25000-minimum-wage.html?__twitter_impression=true

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Do let peeps know, it's bound to give some a small boost of hope, right?

Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by gaby(m): 6:04am On Oct 09, 2018
Let's hope they can meet up with even the 30k and help the poor workers lives some even though I personally rate 80% of the Nigerian civil servants as unproductive and a huge dent on the nation's coffers. You'd need to visit government offices to get an idea.

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by xbernardx(m): 6:04am On Oct 09, 2018
From 50k to 30k?

Na this minimum wage matter go cast APC for 2019, this kind of fake promise no fit Pat just like that, so tey my papa don choose new car wey him go buy

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by PassingShot(m): 6:05am On Oct 09, 2018
N30k is still a reasonable amount.

The question is, can all states pay this new minimum wage?

The answer is "Yes, they can if they want to".

We need to re-prioritize our needs in Nigeria. What do we need 2 Assemblies (Senate and HOR) for, especially with the humongous salary and allowance they get paid monthly?

We need to find a way to cut down on these wasteful spending if the ordinary man must live and live decent.

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by temptnow: 6:05am On Oct 09, 2018
What is N30k, it has to be N60k or nothing
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by olahajayi(m): 6:06am On Oct 09, 2018
Okay... Lets hear what the Government have to say
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Elmojiid(m): 6:10am On Oct 09, 2018
temptnow:
What is N30k, it has to be N60k or nothing
you wan cos inflation abi...if na 60k everytin go change for market e go be double double them go talk we too wan chop for the new salary everybody go dey inflate everytin which is not good for economy

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Elmojiid(m): 6:12am On Oct 09, 2018
PassingShot:
N30k is still a reasonable amount.

The question is, can all states pay this new minimum wage?

The answer is "Yes, they can if they want to".

We need to re-prioritize or needs in Nigeria. What do we need 2 Assemblies (Senate and HOR) for, especially with the humongous salary and allowance they get paid monthly?

We need to find a way to cut down on these wasteful spending if the ordinary must live and live decent.
gbam i give it to u
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by temptnow: 6:13am On Oct 09, 2018
Elmojiid:
you wan cos inflation abi...if na 60k everytin go change for market e go be double double them go talk we too wan chop for the new salary everybody go dey inflate everytin which is not good for economy
so other countries are dying of inflation abi? Due to over high payment of their minimum wage abi?
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Donald95(m): 6:16am On Oct 09, 2018
But year after year, Federal government keeps increasing her own through budget and allowances Ndi oshi

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Elmojiid(m): 6:24am On Oct 09, 2018
temptnow:
so other countries are dying of inflation abi? Due to over high payment of their minimum wage abi?
it is what it is..na naija we they now, when dollar rise to around 500 then everybody was shoutin dollar ni dollar ni if u want to buy anytin then they will tell u dollar don rise, let take it one step at a time we are not oyinbo dnt let fool our selfs.
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Nbote(m): 8:01am On Oct 09, 2018
gaby:
Let's hope they can meet up with even the 30k and help the poor workers lives some even though I personally rate 80% of the Nigerian civil servants as unproductive and a huge dent on the nation's coffers. You'd need to visit government offices to get an idea.


And d legislative and executive arm of govt dat takes home millions and hundreds of millions in salaries, benefits and entitlements are very productive abi??

An average Nigerian worker works from 8 to 5 and U call him unproductive despite d measly pay he gets... Dey are like dat in their offices becos dey all try to seek other means to augment their take home becos what do U expect a man with a family to do with 50k??

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Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by Nbote(m): 8:06am On Oct 09, 2018
I pity for Nigerian workers... Dis APC govt is like d devil, dey give U with one arm while taking it back with d other arm.. Let Nigerians brace demselves for hike in fuel price in d second coming of fuel subsidy removal
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by osazeeblue01: 8:10am On Oct 09, 2018
Another non payment of salaries by state governments loading.
Re: New Minimum Wage Stalls At #30k, FG To Announce Soon by gaby(m): 8:10am On Oct 09, 2018
Nbote:


And d legislative and executive arm of govt dat takes home millions and hundreds of millions in salaries, benefits and entitlements are very productive abi??

An average Nigerian worker works from 8 to 5 and U call him unproductive despite d measly pay he gets... Dey are like dat in their offices becos dey all try to seek other means to augment their take home becos what do U expect a man with a family to do with 50k??

If you take out time to go through my posts here you'd see how I think the NA with their humongous allowances are state enemies number one.

That said, I hope you aren't trying to refute my claims on the majority of Nigerian civil service?

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