Monthly Archives: March 2012

Oyo minimum wage impasse: Workers’ demands unsustainable – Commissioner

For the past few days, it has been a tug of war between the 38,000 workers in Oyo State and the state government on the minimum wage of N18,000. As a result, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr. Bashir Olanrewaju, directed his members to begin an indefinite strike to compel government to accede to their demands

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Economists blame government for poverty among Nigerians

Prominent economists have blamed successive governments for the rising poverty in the country. The economists, who spoke to SUNDAY PUNCH on Friday, said although Nigeria’s economy had grown at a rate of over six per cent in the past decade, it had not improved the welfare of Nigerians because of corruption, lack of people-focused economic...  [Read More...]

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