National Assembly adopts Conference Committee Report on Disability Bill

It is estimated that one billion or 15% of the world’s population experience some form of disability and that developing countries have a higher proportion of persons with disabilities[1]. In many countries including Nigeria, persons with disabilities are more likely to experience adverse socio-economic status due to their limited access to health facilities, education and employment. They are also likely to experience higher poverty rates.…

National Assembly seeks to pass New Minimum Wage Bill

The National Assembly has promised to pass a new National Minimum Wage Bill once the Federal Government Committee on Minimum Wage concludes its public hearings in the six geo-political zones. This came after the Nigeria Labour Congress proposed a N65, 000 minimum wage to apply to workers across the country.   The agitation for a minimum wage in Nigeria is not new and dates back…