At last!! Senate pass new minimum wage bill into law

Must Read

IGP Orders Investigation Of Tiamiyu Kazeem’s Death

The media space has been abuzz in the last 24 hours, following the tragic death of a footballer, Tiamiyu...

Court Sends Olisa Metuh To 39 Years In Prison

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has sentenced Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party(PDP)...

Tiamiyu’s Death: Atiku Calls For Reform Of SARS

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has stated that the complete reform of the Nigeria police is long overdue. Speaking via...

I Am A Miracle Governor, Says Governor Diri

The new governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri has described himself as a 'miracle governor' following the manner in...

Nexford University Launches Scholarship For Future Leaders

The world’s most affordable online university is offering 30 percent off its associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees to tomorrow’s...

During Senate plenary on Tuesday, the 8th Nigerian Senate recorded a landmark achievement has it approved N30, 000 as minimum wage for workers in Nigeria.

The national minimum wage bill will become functional when president Muhammadu Buhari, assents to it.

The new chairman of the ad-hoc committee set up to review the bill, Francis Alimikhena, presented a report on Tuesday. In the committee’s report, it was recommended that N30, 000 be approved as minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

It was also recommended that the federal government put in place a procedure to review revenue sharing formula to enhance state capabilities towards implementation of the new wage.

The committee also recommended N75,000 as a penalty for not keeping records of employees.

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki commended the efforts of the committee in ensuring that the Nigerian Labour Congress did not go on strike before the lawmakers did the needful.


Senate approves Minimum wagw

- Advertisement -
Ad ==> Discover how a young Nigerian graduate now makes a consistent 40k per week doing a legitimate online business. You too can start yours now, click here!!!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -