Workers demand N65,000 minimum salary

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) had asked employers for a review of minimum monthly salary from N18, 000 to N65, 000. They yesterday, spoke in one voice demanding pay rise and improved working conditions across the 36 states.

Workers had asked for N25, 000 minimum monthly pension for retirees and special pay package for workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Following the demand in Abuja, workers protested the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Eagle Square.