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Just In: Senate Approves New Minimum Wage

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Senate postpones passage of 2019 budget

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday approved the sum of N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.

This is following the submission of the report of the ad-hoc committee on new minimum wage headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena (APC-Edo North).

The Senate had asked the Federal Government to submit a supplementary budget to cover the new wage structure for consideration and approval.

The new minimum wage bill had already been approved by the House of Representatives.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am