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Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn  countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than $38 as compared to the following countries: Algeria – $175 (N83,000);    Belgium – $1,738 (N810,000);Cameroon – 36, 270CFA or $75 (N38,000); Chad – $120 (N60,000); Denmark – $1,820 (N900,000);    Libya – $430 (N190,000); Japan – $1000 (N450,000); Cote D’ivoire -CFA $72 (36,607); New Zealand -$3,187 (N1.4m); Luxemburg – $2,500 (N1.1m); Spain – $760. (N300,000); Switzerland – $5,620 – (N2.5m) and USA – $11 per hour.

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