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ASUU Strike: FG releases N163bn

ASUU Strike: FG releases N163bn

NAN The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling in calling off their strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after a closed door reconciliatory meeting with leaders of Academic Staff Union […]
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FG moves to avert workers’ strike

FG moves to avert workers’ strike

James Ojo, Abuja and Bimbo Oyesola In a bid to avert looming industrial action by the Organised Labour, the Federal Government has summoned the leadership of the unions to a meeting tomorrow (Friday). The meeting is at the instance of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige. The statement read in part: “Towards […]
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Ngige mourns Ikedife

Ngige mourns Ikedife

Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has described the late former Ohaneze Ndigbo President General, Dr. Dozie Ikedife as a ‘consummate and courageous politician’ who was steadfast and diligent in all his live endeavours. Mourning the demise of the elder statesman who passed, on Tuesday, at the age of 88, […]
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Fashola, Ngige happy with completion of Zik’s Mausoleum

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Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola and Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, on Monday, expressed joy over the completion of the Zik’s Mausoleum by the Federal Government. The duo spoke while answering questions from newsmen when they visited the Mausoleum to confirm the contractor’s claim of […]
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Minimum wage: Conciliation resumes Sunday — Ngige

Minimum wage: Conciliation resumes Sunday — Ngige

NAN Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says conciliation on the national minimum wage will continue on Sunday despite the court injunction restraining organised labour from embarking on strike. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the National Industrial Court had on Friday ordered the organised labour not to go ahead with […]
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Minimum Wage: Organised labour holds crucial meeting Thursday

Minimum Wage: Organised labour holds crucial meeting Thursday

NAN The Organised Labour says it will meet on Thursday to take final decision on the new National Minimum Wage for workers, following the delay by the Federal Government to announce its figure. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]
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FG commits N1.7trn to capital investment –Osinbajo

FG commits N1.7trn to capital investment –Osinbajo

NAN Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government has spent N1.7 trillion in capital investment in two years. Osinbajo, who disclosed this while addressing participants at the 9th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum on Job creation at the State House on Monday in Abuja, said that infrastructure development was crucial to economic growth and job […]
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Strike: Labour cripples govt., banks, schools’ operations in Lagos

Strike: Labour cripples govt., banks, schools’ operations in Lagos

NAN Government offices, banks and public schools were on Thursday closed in Lagos as the organised labour began its strike over delay by Federal Government in concluding negotiation on a new minimum wage. The enforcement teams of the organised labour set out from Ikeja to the State Secretariat, Alausa, at about 7:20 am and workers […]
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