Nigerian Workers Salary Scale Latest News
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment has denied inviting thugs to manhandle protesting workers who blocked the entrance to his residence in Abuja on Wednesday, May 8.
Danjuma Saleh, the Bauchi state chairman for the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) during a press conference on Wednesday, May 8, said the state government had been asked to pay the salary on or before Friday, May 10.
The new analysis shows that Nigerians minimum wage can hardly get a full basic nutritional needs for an average worker in the country and the purchasing power of the wage is poor when compared with other countries.
An economy expert, Professor Uche Uwaleke said the new minimum wage would not lead to inflation contrary to speculations by some Nigerians.
The clamour for the increase in commitment towards the welfare of workers is not only in Nigeria. Workers around the world are always in constant demand for better work pay and conditions.
With the recently signed N30,000 minimum wage bill into law by President Buhari followed by the gradual implementation of same by some state governors, Nigeria still does not rank well among countries with better minimum wage.