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Comparing Nigerian Minimum Wages to These 13 Other Countries







1. Nigeria - $38 (N18,000).

2. Algeria - $175 (N83,000).

3. Belgium - $1,738 (N810,000).

4. Cameroun - 36, 270CFA ($75) N38,000.

5. Chad - $120 (N60,000).

6. Denmark - $1,820 (N900,000).

7. Libya - $430 (N190,000).

8. Japan - $1000 (N450,000).

9. Cote D'ivoire -36,607CFA $72.

10. New Zealand -$3,187 (N1.4m).

11. Luxemburg - $2,500 (N1.1m).

12. Spain - $760. (N300,000).

13. Switzerland - $5,620 - N2.5m.

14. USA - $11 per hour.

Ironically, Nigeria politicians earn the highest salaries the whole world. In Luxemburg where minimum wage is $2,500, their lawmakers are paid $7,400.

In Libya where minimum wage is $430, law-makers earn $3000. In Nigeria where minimum wage is $38 (N18,000), law-makers earn $65,000 (N29m).

How long will this continue?



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