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Minister Chris Ngige begs PENGASSAN to shelve planned strike action

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has appealed to members the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to shelve its planned strike scheduled to begin on Monday, December 18 in the spirit of the conciliation brokered between it and Neconde Energy Services Ltd.

We’ll resist plot to destabilize university education – striking staff

He said, “It would be recalled that the Joint Action Committee, JAC of NAAT, NASU and SSANU embarked on a strike on 11th September, 2017 over the refusal of the federal government to implement the 2009 Agreement its signed with the Unions.”

ASUU condemns dismissal of members in Kogi, Lagos

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Kano State Zone, on Friday, not only described as unconstitutional but also condemned the dismissal of its members at the Kogi State University and Lagos State University.

Minister Chris Ngige denies ordering arrest of union officials

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has denied giving the order that led to alleged arrest of officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Friday allegedly by the Police in Lagos.

Police arrested three of our members on minister Chris Ngige’s order – NUBIFIE

Key officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees were on Friday allegedly arrested by the Police in Lagos.

Universities non-academic staff dismiss federal govt’s ‘no work no pay’ threat

The non-academic university workers have described as insensitive and laughable the threat by the Nigerian government to apply the ‘no work, no pay’ employment clause over the current strike by the workers.

Federal govt yet to fulfill agreement with universities staff unions – JAC

The Non-Teaching Staff of Nigerian Universities says that the Federal Government is yet to fulfill its part of the agreement it entered with the unions.

Alex Ekwueme: Federal govt inaugurates 11-member burial committee

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated an 11-member committee to organise a state burial for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, who died on Nov. 19 in London.

University non-teaching staff demands fully met – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has fulfilled its part of an agreement reached with the striking non-academic staff of federal universities on Sept. 20.

Why does Rochas Okorocha enjoy controversy?

Okorocha is a kind of politician that is difficult to understand. His tenure in Imo can only be fully assessed years after he has left office. But he should pray that the bad press does not becloud whatever achievements he may have recorded.

VP Yemi Osinbajo visits late Alex Ekwueme’s family

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a condolence visit to family of late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

Will Buhari deliver on new national minimum wage?

Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.

Anambra Central rerun: I’m ready for Chris Ngige – Victor Umeh

Amid the speculation that the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, may contest the Anambra Central Senatorial rerun scheduled for January 13, 2018, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the race, Chief Victor Umeh, has said he is ready to fight it out with the minister .

President Buhari inaugurates 30-member new minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.

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