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Nigerian govt releases N40bn earned allowances to ASUU – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the Federal Government has released N40billion for the payment of earned academic...

ASUU denies agreeing to suspend ongoing strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has denied a claim by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, that the union had agreed to suspend its ongoing nine-month-old strike.

ASUU: Why we can’t suspend strike now

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says it can’t suspend the ongoing industrial action because they did not reach any understanding with the government during their last meeting on December 9.

IPPIS: Understanding the Position of ASUU and AGF Ahmed Idris, by Yushau A. Shuaib

The battle of wits between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) may soon come to an end, with the recent compromise that seems to be close at hand.

Strike: We doubt Ngige’s ability to resolve crisis – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Wednesday cast a doubt on the ability and commitment of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to resolve the ongoing industrial crisis in Nigerian universities.

Nigerian govt begs resident doctors to suspend strike

The Federal Government on Tuesday urged the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing industrial action across the country.

COVID-19: Nigerian govt announces date for paying health workers’ June hazard allowances

The Federal Government has assured medical workers handling COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country of payment of their June hazard allowance from August 10.

Reps begin probe of alleged illegal sack of NSITF, MBET, TCN mngt

The House of Representatives has begun investigations into the alleged illegal removal of managements of three federal agencies by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige and the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman.

Ngige inaugurates probe panel over N3.4bn scandal at NSITF

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated a Presidential Joint Board and Audit Investigation Panel to probe alleged N3.4 billion financial infractions at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

774,000 jobs: Ngige apologises to NASS over Keyamo’s outburst

The Minister of Employment, Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, has apologised to the National Assembly over the recent outburst by the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo when he appeared before a joint committee over-sighting the ministry.

COVID-19: Ngige commends Nigerian health workers for gallantry against pandemic

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, on Wednesday commended the Nigerian Health Workers for their outstanding gallantry in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Don’t rely on govt for jobs, labour minister tells Nigerian graduates

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has cautioned youths against solely relying on government for job opportunities.

Buhari’s new travel guidelines for public officials commendable – BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to set new travel guidelines for public officials to reduce cost of governance is commendable.

60 percent of 2019 budget maybe rolled into 2020 – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has said that chances are high that about 60 percent of the 2019 budget will be rolled over to the 2020 budget.

Ministerial List: Buhari wants to distract Nigerians from Shiite, police tragedy – Atiku’s spokesman

Paul Ibe, a spokesman for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shifting the attention of the country from the Shiite-police clash by releasing the much-awaited ministerial list.

JUST IN: Thugs attack NLC protesters at Ngige’s Abuja residence

Thugs believed to be hired by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, allegedly attacked Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, members who were protesting against the minister’s failure to inaugurate the board of National Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

Council Of State approves N27,000 as new Minimum Wage

The National Council of State has approved the sum of N27,000 as the new national minimum wage.

Osinbajo, Nigerian governors holding NEC meeting over new Minimum Wage

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council, NEC, meant to deliberate on the new N30,000 minimum wage as demanded by the organised labour.

Buhari’s second tenure will end youth unemployment – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure would end youth unemployment in the country.

Nigerian govt rejects N22,500 proposed new minimum wage by governors

The Federal Government has rejected the N22,500 minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated...

Minimum Wage: Kogi workers stage protest, tasks Buhari

Organised Labour in Kogi on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to keep his electioneering promise to increase the minimum wage, insisting on N30,000. Onu...

Minimum wage: Buhari gets minutes of committee’s meetings

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Monday presented with the minutes of the meetings of the National Minimum Wage Negotiation Tripartite Committee. A Presidency source disclosed...

Nigerian workers should be clapping for Buhari – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has disclosed that Nigerian workers should be clapping for President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Speaking on Channels Television,...

Nigerian govt, NLC yet to agree on new minimum wage – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government and the organised labour have yet to reach an agreement...

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