Category Archives: Labour Law

Labour kicks, says Reps N30,000 minimum wage not good enough

The Organised labour has rejected a plan by the House of Representatives, seeking the upward review of the minimum wage for Nigerian workers to N30,000. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali October 15, 2017


Picketing: Arik threatens legal action against unions

The new management of Arik Air has threatened to take every legal measure at its disposal to stop any illegal interference on its operations by aviation unions. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali March 24, 2017

Labour tackles FG over alleged plan to sack 3,500 workers

Organised labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has condemned alleged plan by the Federal Government to sack 3,500 public workers under the guise that their appointments were irregular and unauthorised. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali February 21, 2017

Nigeria: Reducing Workers’ Pay, Work Hours Illegal, Minister Tells Governors

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has warned state governors against reducing the remunerations and hours of work of workers. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali 25th August, 2016

Edo NUJ condemns sack of AIT/Raypower staff, threatens legal action

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has condemned the sack of the staff of Daar Communications Plc working at its broadcast station in Benin. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali 16th June, 2016

ILO to Provide Expertise for Nigeria to Review Labour Laws

International Labour Organisation, ILO, is to provide Nigeria with technical assistance to train factory inspectors and other professionals in the Ministry of Labour and Employment towards the attainment of decent work and sustainable development in the country. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali 11th June, 2016

Labour lauds Ngige for intervening in sack of bank workers, decries retrenchment

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has commended the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige and the National Assembly for their intervention in the recent retrenchment of workers in the banking sector. Full story