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The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
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.
The Federal Government on Wednesday advised Nigerians who are planning to migrate to make use of the newly created Migrant Resource Centres (MRC) to get adequate information relating to their destination countries.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the draft White Paper on the report of the Technical Committee on the Industrial Relations Matters in the Federal Public Service.
There are indications that more crisis may erupt in the industrial sector as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), rose from their meeting on Wednesday to approve a draft white paper for implementation of “No work no pay rule”.
The Federal Government is seeking collaboration with oil suppliers to end unwholesome practices and sanitise the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy.
Oil and gas workers unions are threatening industrial action over alleged plans by the management of Chevron to circumvent labour contract guidelines to sack thousands of its workers.
The organized labour has threatened to vote out those owing workers salaries, pension and gratuities in the 2019 general elections.
Minister affirms federal government’s commitment to job creation, inaugurates multi-sectoral task team
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to reversing the ugly trend of youth unemployment through the involvement of a broad spectrum of stakeholders in a roundtable discussion on Youth Employment and Skills Development, in partnership with the African Development Bank Group.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said that the was doing everything possible to effectively eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and secure prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour by the year 2025.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to accelerate action in achieving alliance 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal that seeks immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and secure prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour by the year 2025.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has written the management of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, to clarify the membership crisis between the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies, SSASCGOC, and the Amalgamated Union of Public Corpora-tions Civil Service Technical and Recreation Services Employees, AUPCTRE.
The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that Nigeria was lagging behind in filing its reports on Labour practices in the country to the International Labour body and therefore need to retrace its steps in line with practices on International Labour standard.
A retired Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, has called for better funding of the ministry to enhance its service delivery and economy development.
The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation has called for an aggressive grassroots sensitisation as a panacea to the ills of human trafficking in the societies.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says the newly completed terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, will process 15 million passengers annually when it begins operations.
Osun State Government has offered to provide special incentives to investors willing to invest into the state economy.
Ugandan popstar turned opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine is in hiding after police raided a hotel he was staying in ahead of a concert, his lawyer said Sunday.
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has criticised the Federal Government for allegedly paying lip service to their demands.
The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.
The Police Command in Lagos state has arrested 58-year-old commercial motorcyclist, named withheld, for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter.
The law graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have demanded for compensatory quota for admission to the Nigerian Law School.
A member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Etannibi Alemika, says corrupt leaders are preparing their children to take over their positions with a view to continuing to enslave other Nigerians.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, of not wanting to sign the national peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections.