Minimum Wage: Costs of FG and Labour Unions Negotiation Deadlock

Some member of NLC protesting over new minimum wage

The controversy trailing the new minimum wage approval by the federal government late last year is something that need not be an issue. But for the fact that both parties failed to negotiate properly during the meetings that result in the N30,000 wage. Realistically, shabby preparation is synonymous with Nigeria for virtually everything the government does. From budget preparation to preparing for the Olympics, the country always waits for the last minute to do things properly. For instance, the 2019 general elections postponed for two weeks because of failure of…

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