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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.

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.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced Monday it was starting a nationwide protest over the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board.

In Pictures: NLC begins protest over NSITF board leadership

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced Monday it was starting a nationwide protest over the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board.
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.
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
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 tasks Nasarawa government on contributory pension system

The Nasarawa state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the State Government to adopt contributory pension system to safeguard the future of its workers.
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.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: Nigeria losing nothing by not signing AfCFTA

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has said Nigeria does not lose anything by not signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
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 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.

Bauchi NLC decries non-payment of April salary

Bauchi state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday decried the delay in payment of April salary of state civil servants, calling on the state government to settle their entitlements without further delay.
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 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.
The Rivers State Government says it has lifted the ban on promotions in the Civil Service.

Rivers government to promote, employ more civil servants

The Rivers State Government says it has lifted the ban on promotions in the Civil Service.
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 raises alarm over fake appointment letters in Cross River

The newly-elected Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has alleged that the Cross River State Government issued fake employment letters to workers, especially those in health institutions.

Governor Umahi agrees to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, yesterday approved the N30, 000 New National Minimum wage for the State civil servants with promise to continue to work for their welfare in the years ahead.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Governor Bindow endorses N30,000 minimum wage to workers

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Wednesday announced that the state government would implement N30, 000 minimum wage which had become law in the country.

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