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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.

Minimum wage: Muhammadu Buhari meets with state governors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.

Chris Ngige mourns Dozie Ikedife

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has described the late former Ohaneze Ndigbo President General, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, as a ‘consummate and courageous politician’ who was steadfast and diligent in all his live endeavours.

Federal government, ASUU reach partial agreement

The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced on Monday.
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Babatunde Fashola: Muhammadu Buhari not using Zik’s Mausoleum to woo Igbos

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, denies insinuations that the Zik Mausoleum, which was recently completed, is being used by President Muhammadu Buhari to woo Igbos for political support

Chris Ngige: Foundation laid by Buhari will make his second term merry for Nigerians

Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige says foundation laid by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in his first term would make his second term “a merry period” for Nigerians
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Federal government pledges to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill

The Federal Government has pledged to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill into law once the bill is transmitted to the presidency.

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.

ASUU Strike: Chris Ngige chides Femi Falana on ‘no work, no pay’ policy, takes...

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has chided Femi Falana (SAN) over his position on the “no work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Chris Ngige: Nigeria’s large population an advantage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, Monday said that the Federal Government would work with other partners in taking the population of the country to an advantage.
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Muhammadu Buhari pledges to develop infrastructure in South-east

President Muhammadu Buhari has again assured that all ongoing federal projects in the South-east region will be funded.

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.

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.
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Muhammadu Buhari: I gave four important ministries to area I didn’t record much votes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja said that he has been fair to all parts of the country as he gave Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Science and Technology, Labour and Employment, and Industry, Trade and Investment to the zone that he did not record much votes in 2015.
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Muhammadu Buhari: I’ll remain fair to all Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration has ensured even distribution of political appointments to reflect diverse interests across the country, regardless of the voting patterns of the 2015 presidential elections.

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.

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