Tag Archives: Chris Ngige

Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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FG, ASUU Meet To Resolve Ongoing Strike Amid #EndSWAT Protests

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Thursday resumed negotiations with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve ongoing strike action over the implementation of a salary payment platform. For over six months, university lecturers have refused to resume work owing to controversies surrounding the implementation of the Integrated…

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Update: National Association Of Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The nationwide industrial action taken by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) last week has been suspended, Channels TV reports. Dr Aliyu Sokomba, President of NARD disclosed to the update to the TV station  on Thursday evening noting that the union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks.…

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Resident Doctors Reach Agreement With FG, May Suspend Strike Today

Few days after the National Association of Resident Doctors embarked on an indefinite strike, the association has revealed that it may call off the action on Thursday, following an understanding reached with the Federal Government. According to Punch, NARD was expected to consult with its Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike within…

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NSITF Probe: Labour Minister, Chris Ngige Taunts Hon Abiodun Faleke Over Age Difference

There was a mild drama between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and lawmaker, Honorable James Abiodun Faleke during a probe spearheaded by the Adhoc Committee of the House of Representatives over Ngige’s alleged breach of a presidential directive. The Minister directly called Faleke “a small boy” and claimed he was “Tinubu’s mate”. “I am…

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Chris Ngige Tells Unemployed Youths Not To ‘Rely On Federal Government For Jobs’

The Minister Of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has made known to Nigerian graduates that the government cannot provide jobs for everyone. He made this statement through the Deputy Director/Head of Press of the ministry, Charles Akpan, said the minister stated this during a Townhall Meeting on popularisation of blue/green collar jobs among graduates of tertiary institutions…

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Victor Umeh Emerge Anambra Central Senatorial Re-Run Election; Ngige Displeased With Electoral Body

  The senatorial election took place in seven Local Government of Anambra State including Njikoka, Awka North, Idemili South, Dunukofia, Awka South, Anaocha and Idemili North but was marred by apathy and errors while a large section of the electorate failed to turn up. Returning officer, Prof. Charles Esimone announced the final result on Sunday…

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“Negotiations With Labour for New Minimum Wage to Commence Soon” – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has stated that negotiations concerning the increase of the set national minimum wage will begin this month when the 29-member tripartite committee begins operation. The Minister disclosed this while speaking with reporters at the ongoing 106th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland. However, he…

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