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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.

Minister: N30,000 minimum wage arrears will be calculated from April 18

Dr. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the delayed enforcement of the new minimum wage will translate into salary arrears for workers.
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: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government to inaugurate implementation committee on Tuesday

The Federal Government will on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurate the N30,000 new national minimum wage implementation committee, almost one month after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law.
Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. 4

In Pictures: NLC protest against Senator Ngige

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige inaugurates NSITF board

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated the new National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board after a two-year delay.
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.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) made good their threat on Wednesday when they picketed the house of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige over his refusal to inaugurate the Frank Kokori led board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

NSITF: APC chieftain warns labour to avoid plunging Nigeria into chaos

As the crisis over the delay in inaugurating the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, under the Chairmanship of the veteran Labour leader Chief Frank Kokori continues, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has advised the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to tread with caution so as not to plunge the country into chaos
Chris Ngige

Minister asks workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one-day national protest on Monday.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges workers to protest on Monday against Minister Ngige

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared that a national protest will hold in Abuja on Monday to embarrass Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment.
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 insists Frank Kokori won’t head NSITF

Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, vowed on Thursday never to allow a former labour leader, Mr Frank Kokori, to head the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
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 directs workers to subject minister to ridicule at airports

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed workers in the nation’s airports and workers in the 163 countries that are members of the International Trade Union Confederation to subject the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to ridicule for inviting thugs against workers on a “lawful protest” to his house.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) made good their threat on Wednesday when they picketed the house of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige over his refusal to inaugurate the Frank Kokori led board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

Labour picket Minister Ngige’s house as thugs chase away leaders

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) made good their threat on Wednesday when they picketed the house of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, over his refusal to inaugurate the Frank Kokori led board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Chris Ngige

Minister: Unemployment rate to hit 33.5 percent by 2020

The unemployment rate may increase from 23.1 percent to 33.5 percent by 2020, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.
Chris Ngige

Minister Ngige: Why I was absent at Workers’ Day rally

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has explained that his absence at the 2019 workers’ day celebrations in Abuja has nothing to do with his current face-off with the organised labour over the headship of the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), but his ill health.
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.

NLC asks Minister Ngige to inaugurate NSITF board or face workers’ wrath

President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has asked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to immediately inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) with Chief Frank Kokori as chairman or face the wrath of workers.

Factional pension union seeks government registration

Pensioners under the aegis of Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners’ Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN), has urged the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, and the Registrar of Trade Unions to immediately register their association.
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.

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