Tag: Chris Ngige

Nigeria’s unemployment rate to reach 33.5% by 2020 — FG

inno.korie- May 2, 2019

Nigeria unemployment rate to reach 33.5 per cent by 2020, says the Federal Government. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while ... Read More

FG Will Not Restrain Activities of Labour – Ngige

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2018

The Federal Government says it will not restrain the activities of organised labour in the country but will continue to engage them in dialogue. Dr ... Read More

Minimum Wage: FG urges organised labour to accept N24,000 offer

inno.korie- October 19, 2018

The Federal Government has urged Organised Labour to accept the new minimum wage proposal, considering the capacity and ability of the government and the private ... Read More

Adams Oshiomhole to Ministers: Swear in Board Members or Get Expelled

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2018

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiohmole, says Ministers who fail to inaugurate members of the board of parastatals under ... Read More

Stop Promoting Unfair Labour Practices, Chris Ngige Warns Contractors, Firms

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2018

The Federal Government has warned contractors and firms promoting unfair labour practices in the oil and gas sector of the country to desist. Sen. Chris ... Read More

Ngige: No new minimum wage in September

admin- May 30, 2018

Minister of Labour Chris Ngige says new minimum wage not possible in September By Joan Nwagwu The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige ... Read More

FG, JOHESU in closed door meeting to end strike

inno.korie- May 17, 2018

The Federal Government and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have been engaged in series of closed door meetings to end the ongoing strike by ... Read More

Workers Day: Educationist calls for Improved Workers’ Welfare

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 1, 2018

Mr Babatunde Abdulkareem, a Head of Political Science Department (HOD), Kwara State College of Education Oro, has called on government at all levels to improve ... Read More

Workers Day: Prioritise Review of Minimum Wage, Workers in Abuja Task FG

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 1, 2018

A cross section of workers in Abuja have called on the Federal Government to prioritise the upward review of the national minimum wage, to promote ... Read More

ASUU Strike: No progress without quality education, NLC tells FG, ASUU

inno.korie- September 7, 2017

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embrace collective bargaining as there was no ... Read More

2009 Agreement Saga: Federal Government Appeals To ASUU

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2017

The Federal Government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing strike in the universities in the interest of ... Read More

New Development On National Minimum Wage

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

The 29-member committee on a new National Minimum Wage will begin sitting before the end of July, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said on Wednesday. ... Read More

FEC Approves 29-Member Committee On National Minimum Wage

Henry Solomon- May 24, 2017

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the setting up of a 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate and arrive at a new minimum ... Read More

News Summary; 10/05/2017 Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp

Abdul Jimoh- May 10, 2017

Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp About two thousand ... Read More

Nigeria Calls For Establishment Of Africa Skills Development Fund

admin- September 26, 2016

Chris NgigeLabor Minister FMIC, Abuja: The Federal Government has called on the United States to assist in establishing an Africa Skills Development Fund to facilitate the ... Read More

FG Re-schedules Meeting With The Leadership Of PENGASSAN

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2016

The scheduled Thursday, July 7, 2016 meeting between the Ministers of Labour and Petroleum with the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ... Read More

NECA Reaction to FG Directive on Retrenchment Irresponsible, Unpatriotic

Tanimu- June 12, 2016

Chris NgigeLabor Minister Samuel Olowokere, Abuja: The Ministry of Labour and Employment says the reaction of the Director General of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Assembly ... Read More