Category Archives: Government Policy

New minimum wage in Nigeria: Simple ways of truly resolving the challenges of setting new minimum wage

Considering the economic realities in Nigeria, all the parties involved in the current new minimum wage faceoff are right. Labour is right when the pegged the minimum wage at N30,000.00 as that will not be enough to take care of an average family in Nigeria. And, those saying that they will not be able to pay the N30, 000.00 are equally right considering that they’ve not been able to easily pay the current minimum wage of N18, 000.00.

Making Unity Schools Live Up to their Name

In spite of the recent spate of violence in the country, especially against students, which is posing a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people, General Yakubu Gowon, whose administration established the federal government colleges and named them unity schools, has reiterated that the motive was to strengthen the country and its people, irrespective of geo-graphical region, ethnicity, creed or beliefs. Kuni Tyessi reports