Nigerian Labour Congress
Twenty states of the federation have slashed their 2020 budgets, despite the agreement on the payment of N30,000 minimum wage in 2020, an analysis has indicated.
Workers in Kano are now to join their colleagues in some other states of Nigeria to enjoy the new minimum wage as an agreement has been reached between the government of Abdullahi Ganduje and the organised labour.
The Nigeria Police Force in Cross River, said in the morning of Wednesday, December 18, that the missing chairman of the Nigeria Labour Force (NLC), Ben Ukpepi, was actually kidnapped.
The organised labour comprising of Trade Union Congress and Nigeria Labour Congress in Ogun state on Monday, December 16 said they have resolved to embark on two days warning strike with effect from Thursday, December 19.
In what seems like another looming battle against some governors, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a deadline of December 31, for states to end negotiations over the new minimum wage to workers.
He said since inception, it has remained the core mandate of NIPOST to collect stamp duty and remit five per cent of whatever was collected for infrastructural development with the agency across states in Nigeria.