Nigeria to recommend 27,000 naira minimum wage to lawmakers -labour minister
ABUJA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria is to send a bill
recommending a national minimum monthly wage of 27,000 naira
($88.15) to lawmakers in the national assembly, labour minister
Chris Ngige said on Tuesday.
Disagreements over the minimum wage saw labour unions
striking across Nigeria in September. Labour unions want the
minimum wage to be raised from 18,000 naira and the cost of
living is a campaign issue ahead of a presidential election on
($1 = 306.3000 naira)
(Reporting by Felix Onuah; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram;
Editing by Catherine Evans)
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