(1) Subject to this section, no young person shall be employed during the night.
(2) Young persons over the age of sixteen years may be employed during the night in the following industrial undertakings or activities which by reason of the nature of the process are required to be carried on continuously day and night, that is to say-
(a) in the manufacture of iron and steel, in processes in which reverberatory or regeneratory furnaces are used and in the galvanizing of sheet metal or wire (except the pickling process);
(b) glass works;
(c) manufacture of paper;
(d) manufacture of raw sugar; and
(e) gold mining reduction work.
(3) Young persons over the age of sixteen may be employed during the night in cases of emergency which-
(a) could not have been controlled or foreseen;
(b) are not of a periodical character; and
(c) interfere with the normal working of an industrial undertaking.
(4) In this section, "night" means a period of at least twelve consecutive hours, including-
(a) in the case of young persons under the age of sixteen years, the interval between ten o'clock in the evening and six o'clock in the morning; and
(b) in the case of young persons over the age of sixteen years but under the age of eighteen years, a prescribed interval of at least seven consecutive hours falling between ten o'clock in the evening and seven o'clock in the morning.
(5) For the purposes of subsection (4) (b) of this section, the Minister may prescribe different intervals for different areas, industries, undertakings or branches of industries or undertakings, but shall consult the employers' and workers' associations or organizations concerned before prescribing an interval beginning after eleven o'clock in the evening.
Section 60 of the Labour Act in Nigeria