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Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to intensify fight against child labour, human trafficking

Members of the Oyo State steering committee on child labour have been urged to intensify efforts to fight the scourge of child labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour of under-aged in the state.
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 Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

ILO commends President Buhari over minimum wage

The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
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.
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Minister: Job creation, youth employment top priority of President Buhari’s government

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said that job creation and youth employment are part of the top priorities of President Buhari’s next level agenda.
Senator Tayo Alasoadura

Senator Alasoadura: I have what it takes to move region forward

The newly assigned Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has promised to apply his knowledge of mandate of the ministry to move region forward.
Erstwhile Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that his redeployment from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was evidence of his versatility.

Festus Keyamo: Redeployment evidence of my versatility

Erstwhile Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that his redeployment from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was evidence of his versatility.
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Festus Keyamo: Why I was moved from Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs

Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Festus Keyamo removed as Niger Delta minister, redeployed to labour

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment about one month after assuming office.
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.
William Alo, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 3-day Global Youth Employment Forum (GYEF), in Abuja, over the weekend.

Federal government to support synergies with youths on decent work

The Federal government has pledged to support the building of synergies with youths and other young people across the world to promote decent work for all.

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.

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.

PENGASSAN to set up trust fund for late leader’s children

The National Leadership of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has announced it will set up a trust fund in collaboration with other social partners to fund the training of the children of its late President, Francis Olabode Johnson.
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).

TCN workers shun TUC as picketing flops

Workers at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja on Monday, continued their work unhindered after the Trade Union Congress (TUC) failed to lock them out.

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