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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.
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.”
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.
Key officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees were on Friday allegedly arrested by the Police in Lagos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a condolence visit to family of late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.
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.
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 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.
The Federal Government says it will make the annual Calabar carnival a major foreign exchange earner for Nigeria.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it targets 90 per cent tax compliance from both individuals and corporates in 2018.
Reigning champions Juventus stormed back into second place in the Serie A table, while AC Milan's imploding season took another turn for the worse.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa was reportedly facing a tough time in choosing his two deputies after strong backlash for picking a militarised cabinet early in December.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has written to the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, to designate Chief Magistrates to conduct monthly inspection of all police stations and other detention centres in the state.
Ms. Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), says the Federal Government is planning to issue N10.6 billion green bonds to finance renewable energy projects to protect the environment.
Antonio Conte believes an impressive run of form for Chelsea has been unfairly overlooked due to Manchester City's record-breaking run.
Alhaji Sarafa Tunji, a former Secretary to Ogun State Government and Minister of Mines and Steel Development has faulted the claims in some quarters that Islam is a religion of violence.
Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.