News - Minister of Labour and Employment

ASUU, FG To Resume Talks Today

1 week ago /
Education 

Leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and delegates of the Federal Government are expected to meet today at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja.

FG ASUU Meeting Inconclusive

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

There seems to be no end in sight for the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU as the meeting at the instance of the federal government and chaired by the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige ended with no conciliations reached

FG, NLC Set To Meet On Sunday Over Minimum Wage

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says it hopes to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) today (Sunday), despite a court injunction restraining them from embarking on strike.

Ngige Says Govt. Will Avert Minimum Wage Strike

1 month ago /
Nation 

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says a conciliatory meeting with the Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage has been fixed for Sunday, November 4.

Economic Management Team, State Governors Meet Over New Minimum Wage

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Nigerian Economic Management team chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo met on Monday with state governors to deliberate on issues bordering on the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

FEC Approves Introduction Of No Work, No Pay” Rule

1 month ago /

The Federal Executive council has approved a draft white paper to enforce some labour reforms including the "No work, No pay rule.

FG Denies 30,000 Naira Minimum Wage

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has denied media reports that it has pegged the new minimum wage for workers at 30, 000 Naira.

Osinbajo Restates Govt Commitment To Job Creation

2 months ago /
Nation 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says job creation is the priority of the Buhari administration.

Minimum Wage: Tripartite Committee To Resume October 4

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Minister of Labour and employment, Senator Chris Ngige has announced October 4 as the date for the resumption of the tripartite committee saddled with the negotiation of the new minimum wage for workers.

Labour Strike Paralyses Activities In Kano

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress in Kano has accused the Federal and some State governments of insincerity and indifference to the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Minimum Wage: Ngige Says Fed. Govt. Is Working Towards A Sustainable Wage

2 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige says the federal government is working towards an acceptable and sustainable minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

VP Osinbajo Visits Affected Flood Areas In Anambra

2 months ago /
Nation 

The federal government is to provide food and relief materials to victims of Anambra flood disaster.

Korea/Nigeria To Strengthen Relations

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it is exploring genuine partnership with foreign investors in the area of improving capacity of local entrepreneurs and the nation’s workforce.

Economic Management Team To Meet Over Minimum Wage On Tuesday

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government's Economic Management Team (EMT) chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday meet to deliberate on the contentious minimum wage face-off between government and the nation's workers.

Labour Issues 14-Day Ultimatum On New Minimum Wage

2 months ago /
Nation 

Labour leaders in Nigeria, on Wednesday cautioned the federal government to stop foot dragging on minimum wage and allow the tripartite committee on the new minimum to conclude its job to avoid industrial crisis.

Call Ngige To Order Now-Pensioners Tell Presidency

4 months ago /
Nation 

The presidency has been asked to caution the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige over his alleged connivance with the executive secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement  Directorate, PTAD, Sharon Ikeazoh in the release of millions of naira to a former national president of retired electricity employees, Temple Ubani.

Information Minister Lai Mohammed Says APC Is Strong Inspite Of Defections

4 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Minister of Information and culture Lai Mohammed says In spite of the defections the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has suffered recently, particularly in the Federal Legislature, the party is still the majority in the two chambers of the National Assembly.

Oshiomhole Threatens Ngige With Expulsion

4 months ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole has told the minister of Labour and employment Chris Ngige to comply with the directive to inaugurate boards of parastatals under his ministry or face expulsion from the party.

Oshiomhole Issues Ultimatum To Ministers

4 months ago /
Politics 

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has advised the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and the Minister of State Aviation, Sen.Hadi Sirika, to inaugurate all the Boards under their Ministries within one week or face the wrath of the party.

Workers Strike: NEMA Insists No Justification For Action

5 months ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency ,NEMA, says there is no justification for the current industrial action embarked upon by the staff as most of  their demands have  either been addressed or currently being addressed.


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