Minimum Wage Latest News
The deputy governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, has kicked against a bill seeking to switch minimum wage to the concurrent list, saying the bill should be withdrawn.
The president of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, has declared an immediate strike in the states where the new N30,000 minimum wage is implemented.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and his counterpart in Imo state, Hope Uzodimma, have approved the payment of a monthly minimum wage of N30,000 to workers.
Nigeria's minimum wage is N30,000, though there are still some states yet to implement. This piece compares the minimum wage with the US' and other countries.
Governor Umaru Ganduje of Kano state has reverted the minimum wage of N30,0000 to the iniial fixed amount of N18,000, due to the harsh effects of COVID-19.
President Buhari is proposing a new plan that will exempt minimum wage earners from paying income tax in a bid to shield them from the impact of inflation.