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SSANU, NASU suspends strike after three weeks

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of non-teaching staff unions of universities has announced the suspension of its three weeks old strike with effect from midnight of February 26.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Federal government to meet with governors over petrol price, electricity tariff

The federal government will meet with state governors and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday to find a solution to the issue of petrol pricing.
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: APC will capture Anambra with unseen forces

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will capture Anambra State through “seen and unseen forces”.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Strike: Nigerian government threatens NASU, SSANU with no work, no pay

The Federal Government yesterday threatened to invoke the policy of no work, no pay against the striking non-teaching staff in the universities.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

N-Power: 30,000 beneficiaries hired as agric enumerators – Presidency

The N-Power, cash-for-work programme, inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 with 500,000 of direct beneficiaries, is spread across the key industries targeted by the programme – Agriculture, Health, Education, and Tax.
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 asks SSANU, NASU to shelve ‘illegal’ strike

The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, has called on the striking education unions to give the federal government three months to meet their demands.

Nigerian university workers begin nationwide strike today

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of Educational and Associated Institution commenced nationwide industrial action to compel the federal government to address their grievances.
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.
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 university workers begin three-day protest over IPPIS, earned allowances

Non-teaching staff in the universities under the aegis of Joint Action Committee, JAC, said they will on Tuesday begin a three-day nationwide protest over the government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, sharing formula of the Earned Allowances as well as other issues.
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2021: Anambra APC seeks national leaders’ support to win guber election

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State have called for the support of the party at the national level to win the 2021 governorship election which come up in November this year.

Igbo presidency: We lack loyalty and unity in South-East – Chukwuebuka Obidike

A Nigerian Entrepreneur and Advocate for Youth Employment and Good Governance, Obidike Chukwuebuka, who hails from Nnewi North L.G.A Anambra state said; “Contemporary politics in South east is full of godfatherism and struggle to portray ”I am in charge”.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is presently at a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.

2023 Presidency: APC leaders will speak on zoning next year – Senator Ngige

In the midst of the controversies over the zoning arrangement of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2023 presidential election, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has said that the founding fathers of party will speak on the issue next 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.
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.

ASUU, Nigerian government mum after another meeting

The federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday declined to disclose the outcome of their meeting over the nine-month long strike by Nigerian university teachers.
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.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps passes for second reading bill seeking timeline for election petitions

The House of Representatives at plenary Wednesday passed for second reading, a Bill which seeks to alter the constitution to stipulate timeline within which to file and determine election petitions and appeals.

Petrol to sell for N162.44 per litre as from December 14

The Federal Government has reduced the pump price of premium motor spirit (petrol) from N168 per litre to N162.44 per litre effective from December 14, 2020.
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 reduces price of petrol to N162.44 per litre

The Federal Government has reduced the pump price of premium motor spirit otherwise know as petrol from N168 per litre to N162.44 per litre effective from December 14, 2020.
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 bows to Labour, reduces petrol price

Federal Government has caved in to demand by the organised labour by slashing the pump price of premium motor spirit by N5.

Senator Ngige: Ohanaeze electoral committee filled with PDP members

The former Governor of Anambra State dismissed the list announced on Sunday by the Ohaneze President-General, John Nwodo, as “being full of active practicing politicians who are card-carrying members of the Peoples Democratic Party.”
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Senators Ngige, Rochas kick as electoral committee list divides Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo was divided, on Sunday, after the announcement of the electoral committee members by the outgoing President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo.

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"The abducted students, staff and relatives of Government Science College Kagara have regained their freedom and have been received by the Niger state government," governor Abubakar Sani Bello said on Twitter
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