Breaking News: National Council of State has approved the National Minimum wage at #27,000. This amount is for the least paid workers in the States and the private sectors.
However, Federal Government workers will take home #30,000 as their minimum wage.
The Council arrived at this decision at its meeting in Abuja this afternoon.
The Minister of Labour , Dr Chris Ngige stated that a bill would be sent to the National Assembly latest on Wednesday tomorrow to pass it into law with immediate effect.
This would have beeng done since last year to avoid unnecessary protest and strike.