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The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.

ASUSS lauds Nigerian government over recognition as legal trade union

The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, labour receive technical committee report on petrol

The Technical Committee on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) Pricing Framework has submitted its report to the Federal Government and the Organised Labour.
The Federal Government on Monday resumed its meeting with the organised Labour over the issues of increases in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariff hike.

Nigerian government, labour adjourn talks on fuel price, electricity tariff hike to February 22

The federal government and organised labour will reconvene on February 22, 2021 for the consideration of the reports of their bipartite technical committees on fuel price and electricity tariff.

Edo teachers begin indefinite strike on Monday

As schools across the country re-open for academic activities on Monday, January 18, public primary school pupils in Edo State will be staying back at home, as teachers in the state have warned all parents to keep their children and wards away from schools.
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National Assembly passes N13.58 trillion budget for 2021

The National Assembly, during an emergency session convened on Monday, passed a N13.58 trillion budget for the 2021 fiscal year.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government begins comprehensive review of labour laws

Nigeria has commenced a comprehensive review of its labour laws to conform to international best practices and current realities in the world 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.

Nigerian government begins review of labour laws – minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has commenced the review of the nation’s Labour Laws to meet what obtains globally.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, ASUU meet behind closed doors

The Federal Government and the leadership of the striking University lecturers has held another round of negotiations over their lingering industrial action.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Nigerian government agrees to exempt ASUU from IPPIS

The Federal Government has finally accepted the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that its members be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government offers ASUU cumulative sum of N65 billion to resolve strike

The Federal Government on Friday has made an additional sum of N15 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), making it a cumulative sum of N65 billion for the revitalization of the university system and settlement of the controversial Earned Allowances.

IPPIS: Petrol scarcity imminent as PENGASSAN downs tools

Nigeria may face the scarcity of petrol in the coming days as oil workers have been ordered to down tools nationwide.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, labour meet Thursday over electricity, fuel hike

The Federal Government will on Thursday meet again with the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress on the threat by the organised labour to proceed on an indefinite strike and protest over the hike in electricity tariffs and fuel pump price.
Arik Air operation has been shut down by Aviation unions over alleged failure to pay seven months’ salary arrears of workers and other anti-labour practice.

Arik Air apologises to passengers over flights disruption

The management of Arik Air on Monday apologised to its customers whose travel plans were disrupted by the picketing of operations by some Aviation unions on Sept. 14.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Resident doctors have no reason to strike – minister

The Federal Government, appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing industrial action, as the government has already addressed six out of the eight demands listed by the Association.

NUPENG issues 7-day strike notice over members’ sack

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Thursday, issued a seven-day nationwide strike notice over the alleged non-procedural sack of members by Chevron Nigeria Limited and its service contractors on Wednesday.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps raises alarm over 80, 000 stranded Nigerians abroad

The Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolu Akande-Sadipe K, on Thursday said about eighty thousand Nigerians are currently held as sex slaves and in forced labour across the world, in countries like Lebanon, Mali and across the Middle East.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister inaugurates panel to probe suspended NSITF chief, others

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated a Presidential Joint Board and Audit Investigation Panel to probe alleged N3.4 billion financial infractions levelled against suspended Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Adebayo Somefun, and three other directors.

COEASU threatens strike, gives ultimatum

A fresh crisis appeared to be looming in the education sector as the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union on Wednesday issued the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum over pending issues.

Nigerian government to inaugurate states selection committees for 774,000 jobs on Monday

The Federal Government will, on Monday, inaugurate the states selection committees for the special public works programme.

Nigerian electricity workers threaten strike

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) has threatened to embark on a fresh strike.
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President Buhari: We won’t retrench workers without due process

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal Government and other employers will not lay off any worker without due process amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ASUU, federal government meet over strike

The Federal Government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are currently meeting in Abuja.

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