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Chris Ngige urges NARTO to sustain partnership among members

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has called on the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) to sustain more collaborative partnership among members.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Minimum wage: N30,000 is not enough for a family of four – David Umahi

Chairman South East Governors forum and Governor Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has condemned in totality the statement made by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, over the minimum wage, saying N30,000 is not enough for a family of four.

Nigeria assumes vice president position of “Government Group of ILO’’

Nigeria has assumed Vice President position of “Government Group of ILO’’ governing body, following the election of Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment at 107th session of the International Labour Conference.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour insists on strike, shuns meeting with federal government

The Organised Labour on Sunday shunned a meeting called by the Federal Government as part of efforts to stop the nationwide strike, just as it vowed to embark on the nationwide strike from Tuesday.

Labour leaders shun meeting with federal government over minimum wage

Leaders of the organised labour have failed to attend the meeting convened by the Federal Government to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage for workers in the country.

Chris Ngige: Minimum wage meeting resumes Sunday

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.

Minimum wage: Federal government rejects N22,500 governors’ proposal – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, has revealed that the Federal Government has rejected the N22,500 minimum wage proposal by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF).
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: No minimum wage, no vote in 2019

Leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Cross River State, yesterday, called on workers to embark on a protest across the state to demand the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage for workers.

Minimum wage: NACCIMA denies accepting N30,000, insists on N22,000

Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, dissociated itself from claims by organised labour that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage agreed on N30,000.
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Minimum wage: Organised Labour frowns at delay tactics, stages protest

The Organised Labour has frowned at the Federal Government’s delay in the process of promulgating new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Strike imminent as federal government, governors fail to agree on minimum wage

The strike threatened by Nigeria’s organised labour appears imminent as the meeting between the federal government’s Economic Management Team (EMT) and state governors on labour’s quest for a new minimum wage failed to reach consensus on Monday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Nigerian governors take final decision on minimum wage Tuesday

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) is to hold an emergency meeting on Oct. 30, to discuss the national minimum wage and come up with a position, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has said.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo-led economic team, governors meet over new minimum wage

Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors with a view to taking a position on the new national minimum wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, governors to harmonise positions on Monday – Chris Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Friday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and announced to the media that the Federal Government and the state governors will meet on Monday to harmonise their positions on the new national minimum wage.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Minimum wage: Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo get updates as federal government, governors meet on...

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Friday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on the threat by the organized labour to embark on industrial action from Nov. 6, over delay in the implementation of new national minimum wage.

Chris Ngige: Muhammadu Buhari inherited ‘no work no pay’ policy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has criticised the organised labour for opposing the “no work no pay” policy, saying the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo passed it into law in 2004

Chris Ngige: Decision on minimum wage will be taken on Monday

Nigeria Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the Federal Government of Nigeria will decide on a new national minimum wage on Monday.

Ibikunle Amosun: Only eight states can afford new minimum wage

Speaking at a town hall meeting that held on Thursday at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Amosun said governors are struggling to pay salaries with the current N18,000 minimum wage.

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