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Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Ministry, NLC may sanction union over failure to comply with directives

Despite the directives of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) and the Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN) are yet to resolve it differences.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

ILO, federal government, states can collaborate to end child labour by 2025 – official

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
Chris Ngige

ILO: Senator Ngige’s re-appointment reward for outstanding performance

The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.
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 urges minister to promote social dialogue, tripartiam

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to use the opportunity of his reappointment to promote social dialogue and tripartism in the place of work.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

NLC urges minister to use re-appointment to promote harmonious industrial relations

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday congratulated Senator Chris Ngige for his re-appointment as minister of Labour and Employment.

Federal government urges public servants to operate within established rules

The Federal Government has called on Public Servants to always operate within the country’s system of laws, rules and regulations, to deliver quality and timely service to the public.

Nigeria reiterates commitment to upgrade ILO country office

Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.

Naicom: Senior civil servants issue 7-day ultimatum

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has been given a 7-day ultimatum to implement an agreement reached with an association of senior civil servants in 2017 or face industrial action.
Ambassador Audu Kadiri assumes office as the Chairman-Coordinator of the Group of ECOWAS Permanent Representatives to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva

Nigeria wins chairmanship of ILO government group

Nigeria on Thursday was elected Chairman of Government Group of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for 2019 to 2020.

ILO wants more African participation in global youth initatives

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Regional Director for Africa, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, wants more participation of African countries in the Global Youth Initiative by emulating the examples of Nigeria.
Samsung Heavy Industries

Fighting inequality through Samsung’s equal training opportunities

In 2018, at the peak of the construction and integration of the Egina FPSO, over 3,000 Nigerians were employed by Samsung (SHI-MCI).
Austin Enejamo-Isire

Presidency: Austin Enejamo-Isire is NSITF board chairman

The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige: President Buhari committed to leaving a bouyant economy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has assured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to lifting the lives of Nigerian workers and leaving behind a legacy of service and a buoyant economy.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige: Nigeria lacks facilities to train medical doctors

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige: I was misquoted on Nigerian doctors’ controversy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied saying that Nigeria has enough medical doctors.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari approves appointment of NSITF Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of members of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, a parastatal agency of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

lnstitute to collaborate with stakeholders on labour relations

The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MlNILS), Ilorin, Kwara, said it would collaborate with stakeholders toward ensuring harmonious labour relations between employers and employees.

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It will take 25 years to reduce doctors’ shortage in Nigeria – NMA president

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Cameroon publishes provisional lists for general elections

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