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Minimum Wage: Nigerian Workers To Smile Soon – Labour Minister

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Minimum Wage: Nigerian Workers To Smile Soon – Labour Minister

Nigeria’s minister of Labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige says Nigerian workers would smile soon, when they begin to reap an enhanced minimum wage.

Ngige who spoke with journalist in Awka said the National Tripartite Committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari has swung into action and would likely conclude all arrangement about the minimum wage in the third quarter of 2018.

The minister said the committee is very important to the president, who has been giving close supervision, and that with the framework already marked out, the committee may finish in the third quarter of the year.

“We had our inaugural meeting on 14th December and we did a frame work for our work. We will finish our job before the third quarters of this year, but we may finish earlier.

“Minimum Wage is a national matter and only the federal government can legislate on it. Labour matter and the issue of national minimum wage is in the exclusive list.

“President Buhari is monitoring it strictly, and I am monitoring it too. I wear a double cap as minister of labour, who is the regulator and also as the deputy chairman of the committee.”

Ngige said the committee will work to come out with an acceptable minimum wage, saying that the Nigeria governors forum, representatives of the Nigerian workers, and the Nigerian Employers Consultative Assembly, NECA all make up the committee.

“We have State governors; one from each geo political zone, five minister and the head of service in the committee. States will key into the new minimum wage when we are done because they are part of it.

“Minimum wage will not take care of disparity in salaries. We will fix it, but states can pay more than that. I give you an example, today minimum wage is N18,500, but Adams Oshiomhole was paying N25,000 before he left office.

“Minimum wage is just to set the baseline, but States can pay more.”

On what Nigerians should expect as the minimum wage, Ngige said, he will not reveal yet what he has in mind, but would rather table it before the committee and back it up with productivity indices.

He said one of the cardinal principle of negotiating wages as stipulated by the International Labour Organisation(ILO) is ability to pay.

He said the committee will let workers table their request, while the governors representatives and the NECA can look at how feasible it is to pay, just as the workers through NLC can also negotiate with representatives of employers if they propose below their expectations

“For now, I will not tell you what I think is the ideal minimum wage, I will rather say it at the committee. We will put a lot of things into consideration and come up with this an acceptable minimum wage.

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BREAKING: FG ANNOUNCES PHASE IV OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

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Breaking: FG announces phase IV of COVID-19 lockdown

BREAKING: FG ANNOUNCES PHASE IV OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

The federal government has announced phase four of the dreaded  lockdown. Announcing the news, the government said this lockdown is going to be effective in all the 36 states of the nation beginning from midnight tomorrow.

The Federal Government has announced Phase IV of the COVID-19 lockdown across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Dr. Mukhtar Mohammed, who made the announcement on Monday in Abuja, said the new directive is to take effect by midnight of Tuesday, May 11.

With the lockdown imposed, mass gatherings in public spaces have been restricted to 50 people at any given time. Access to government institutions would also be denied to anyone not wearing a face mask while government meetings and travels have been limited to the virtual platform.

According to Mohammed, the government has directed that bars and nightclubs should remain closed and the nationwide curfew will be in force until further notice. He added that only essential international travels would be encouraged, and all existing protocols must be strictly adhered to.

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Shocking Video Shows Father Flogging Daughter Mercilessly After Her Naked Videos Appeared Online

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Shocking Video Shows Father Flogging Daughter Mercilessly After Her N3ked Videos Appeared Online


Shocking Video Shows Father Flogging Daughter Mercilessly After Her N3ked Videos Appeared Online

A Nigerian woman has been flogged mercilessly by her father and brothers after her alleged s3x video surfaced online.

The brutal beating left the lady with bruises on her bum.

According to reports, the girl was also caught with a s3x toy.

She was stripped and held down by at least three grown men said to be her family members, and flogged mercilessly while she pleaded.

“Daddy please… brother please… mummy…” The woman is heard begging in Igbo as the men held her down and flogged her.

One of her male family members gagged her with a cloth when her screaming got too loud.

She was warned that the flogging will start from the beginning if she doesn’t stop screaming.

She tried to turn from the cane but her brothers were too strong for her.

“Pour water on her,” a male voice is heard saying and someone pours water on her then continues flogging her naked body.

At some point, she’s seen looking too weak to struggle.

Her skin had already turned purple with cane marks all over her butt and back. Blood can also be seen running down her face.

A voice then orders that water be poured all over her body and someone pours more water on her.

The men leave her at this moment and she turns around and tries to curl up on the floor with her legs closed.

But she was told to open her thighs so they can see the lady parts she’s using to misbehave.

She hesitated and they warned her that the beating will start again. So, she opens her legs and they begin flogging her on her private part.

The horrific video is going viral online as people ask for help in finding the family members who subjected the woman to such torture.

Some have claimed the men are not her family members and she was using the term “daddy” and “brother” to appeal to their conscience.

Photos of the alleged mastermind of the attack has been circulated online but it cannot be confirmed if the man had a hand in the horrific abuse.

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Watch the Official CCTV footage showing how actor, Baba Ijesha, molested his victim

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Watch the Official CCTV footage showing how actor, Baba Ijesha, molested his victim (Video)

The CCTV footage showing how actor, Baba Ijesha, molested his victim, has been released online.

Baba Ijesha has been in police custody after he was arrested for defiling the minor who is the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess.

Watch the CCTV footage as obtained by Punch below…

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