Minimum Wage: Rivers, Lagos, Borno Lead as 36 States Offer Different Rates (Full List)

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In a move to address the long-standing issue of minimum wage, various states in Nigeria have offered different rates, with Rivers, Lagos, and Borno leading the pack.

According to reports, Rivers State has offered to pay N80,000, Lagos State has offered N75,000, and Borno State has offered N70,000 as minimum wage. On the other end of the spectrum, Zamfara and Kogi States have offered N30,000 and N35,000 respectively.

Here is a breakdown of the minimum wage rates offered by each state:

1. Abia – N40,000

2. Adamawa – N45,000

3. Akwa Ibom – N65,000

4. Anambra – N50,000

5. Bauchi – N40,000

6. Bayelsa – N65,000

7. Benue – N48,000

8. Borno – N70,000

9. Cross River – N65,000

10. Delta – N68,000

11. Ebonyi – N40,000

12. Edo – N70,000

13. Ekiti – N55,000

14. Enugu – N43,000

15. Gombe – N45,000

16. Imo – N57,000

17. Jigawa – N40,000

18. Kaduna – N45,000

19. Kano – N50,000

20. Katsina – N45,000

21. Kebbi – N40,000

22. Kogi – N35,000

23. Kwara – N43,000

24. Lagos – N75,000

25. Nasarawa – N40,000

26. Niger – N45,000

27. Ogun – N65,000

28. Ondo – N62,000

29. Osun – N57,000

30. Oyo – N60,000

31. Plateau – N65,000

32. Rivers – N80,000

33. Sokoto – N40,000

34. Taraba – N45,000

35. Yobe – N42,000

36. Zamfara – N30,000

This development comes as a welcome news to many Nigerians who have been advocating for an increase in the minimum wage. However, it remains to be seen how these rates will be implemented and whether they will be enough to address the economic challenges faced by many Nigerians.

It will interest you to know that the Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected a N100,000 minimum wage.

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