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Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

APC chair Oshiomhole threatens to expel ministers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to expel from the party the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, and Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, for their failure to inaugurate boards of parastatals under their ministries.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

NSITF board: APC chair Oshiomhole threatens Minister Ngige with suspension

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday, threatened to suspend the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, from the party if he failed to inaugurate the board members of federal agencies and parastatals under his ministry.
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Official: Labour leaders not involved in N62bn NSITF fraud

The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.

Report: How NSITF misappropriated N6.2 billion

The Administrative Panel of Enquiry, which probed the N6.2 billion scam at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) on Wednesday submitted its report to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

TUC: Workers to know new minimum wage in August

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, announced on Wednesday that a new amount agreed on by the Federal Government and labour to serve as Nigeria’s new minimum wage would be announced next month.

Boards: APC chair Oshiomhole issues ultimatum to Ministers Sirika, Ngige

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has directed the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, and Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, to inaugurate all the boards under their ministries within one week or face the wrath of the party.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

President Buhari: Opposition blackmailing me with herdsmen-farmers clashes

President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

Ekiti guber: PDP claims APC used “rented crowd” in mega rally

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described yesterday’s mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State as a charade and mockery of the party and its governorship candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

PDP asks President Buhari to learn governance from Governor Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn the art of governance from Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.

NUPENG suspends 21-day ultimatum issued to oil and gas sector

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its 21 days ultimatum issued to employers in the Oil and Gas sector of the country. Mr Williams Aaporeha, NUPENG...

Federal government threatens revocation of contractors’ licences over unfair labour practices in oil sector

The federal government Tuesday threatened to revoke the licences of contractors in the oil and gas sector over increasing cases of unfair labour practices.

Minister Ngige tasks NDE to roll out more employment programmes

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to job creation for the citizenry, with a call on the National Directorate of Employment to expand its skills acquisition programmes in order to reduce the nation’s unemployment index.

MAN expresses reservations on AfCFTA’s impact on Nigeria’s economy

Dr Frank Udemba, National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, has said the association had reservations on the impact of African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria’s economy.

Nigeria not lagging behind on ILO standard – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said on Wednesday that the country was not lagging behind in submitting its report on Labour standards to International Labour Organisation (ILO).

FEC approves tax information exchange between Nigeria, Others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the automatic exchange of information between Nigeria and other countries, in its pursuit of tax defaulters.

Jubilation in Comrade Oshiomhole camp as APC holds national convention

The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.

Who says future Nigerian elections cannot be annulled?

The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.

Retired permanent secretary wants better funding for Labour Ministry

A retired Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, has called for better funding of the ministry to enhance its service delivery and economy development.

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