News - Minister of Labour and Employment

FEC Approves Introduction Of No Work, No Pay” Rule

3 days ago /

The Federal Executive council has approved a draft white paper to enforce some labour reforms including the "No work, No pay rule.

FG Denies 30,000 Naira Minimum Wage

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has denied media reports that it has pegged the new minimum wage for workers at 30, 000 Naira.

Osinbajo Restates Govt Commitment To Job Creation

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says job creation is the priority of the Buhari administration.

Minimum Wage: Tripartite Committee To Resume October 4

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Minister of Labour and employment, Senator Chris Ngige has announced October 4 as the date for the resumption of the tripartite committee saddled with the negotiation of the new minimum wage for workers.

Labour Strike Paralyses Activities In Kano

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress in Kano has accused the Federal and some State governments of insincerity and indifference to the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Minimum Wage: Ngige Says Fed. Govt. Is Working Towards A Sustainable Wage

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige says the federal government is working towards an acceptable and sustainable minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

VP Osinbajo Visits Affected Flood Areas In Anambra

1 month ago /
Nation 

The federal government is to provide food and relief materials to victims of Anambra flood disaster.

Korea/Nigeria To Strengthen Relations

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it is exploring genuine partnership with foreign investors in the area of improving capacity of local entrepreneurs and the nation’s workforce.

Economic Management Team To Meet Over Minimum Wage On Tuesday

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government's Economic Management Team (EMT) chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday meet to deliberate on the contentious minimum wage face-off between government and the nation's workers.

Labour Issues 14-Day Ultimatum On New Minimum Wage

1 month ago /
Nation 

Labour leaders in Nigeria, on Wednesday cautioned the federal government to stop foot dragging on minimum wage and allow the tripartite committee on the new minimum to conclude its job to avoid industrial crisis.

Call Ngige To Order Now-Pensioners Tell Presidency

2 months ago /
Nation 

The presidency has been asked to caution the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige over his alleged connivance with the executive secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement  Directorate, PTAD, Sharon Ikeazoh in the release of millions of naira to a former national president of retired electricity employees, Temple Ubani.

Information Minister Lai Mohammed Says APC Is Strong Inspite Of Defections

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Minister of Information and culture Lai Mohammed says In spite of the defections the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has suffered recently, particularly in the Federal Legislature, the party is still the majority in the two chambers of the National Assembly.

Oshiomhole Threatens Ngige With Expulsion

2 months ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole has told the minister of Labour and employment Chris Ngige to comply with the directive to inaugurate boards of parastatals under his ministry or face expulsion from the party.

Oshiomhole Issues Ultimatum To Ministers

3 months ago /
Politics 

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has advised the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and the Minister of State Aviation, Sen.Hadi Sirika, to inaugurate all the Boards under their Ministries within one week or face the wrath of the party.

Workers Strike: NEMA Insists No Justification For Action

4 months ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency ,NEMA, says there is no justification for the current industrial action embarked upon by the staff as most of  their demands have  either been addressed or currently being addressed.

Health Workers To Suspend Strike

4 months ago /
Nation 

There are indications that the striking joint health sector unions, JOHESU may suspend its six weeks old action before Friday.

Labour Minister Ngige Urges JOHESU To Respect Labour Laws

4 months ago /
Nation 

The minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige says over ninety percent of agreements between government and organised labour, including the striking joint health sector union (JOHESU) were entered into during previous administrations.

FG Meeting With Health Workers Unions Deadlocked

5 months ago /
Health  Nation 

A meeting of the federal government and striking joint health sector unions has rejected the report of the six-member technical committee on modalities to implement a new salary structure for health workers

FG Meets JOHESU Over Health Worker Strike

5 months ago /
Nation 

The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige has convened another meeting with striking joint health sector unions.

Health Workers Strike: FG, JOHESU Meeting Deadlocked

5 months ago /
Health 

A meeting between the Federal Government and the striking Joint Health Sector Unions which lasted about four hours Wednesday night ended in a deadlock.


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