NUFBTE condemns FG’s new tariffs on tobacco, alcoholic drinks
The National Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has condemned and vowed to down tools over the planned increase on the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco by the Federal Government.
FG seeks N8 billion to pay varsity workers on industrial action
The Federal Government says it will source for eight billion naira within five weeks to pay the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities.
NSIFT Fraud: Ngige warns new board against funds misappropriation
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has warned the newly inaugurated boards of parastatals under the ministry against misappropriation of funds. Ngige gave the warning while inaugurating three out of the five boards of parastatals under the ministry on Friday in Abuja.
Chris Ngige defies President’s directive to inaugurate NSITF board, NLC kicks
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has failed to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) within the time-frame set by President Muhammadu Buhari.
NLC vows to resist attempt to slowdown review of minimum wage
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday vowed to resist any attempt to slowdown the review of the National Minimum wage.
Ngige seeks paradigm shift on strategies to tackle unemployment
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has urged stakeholders to shift from reactive and temporary measures and adopt proactive strategies to tackle unemployment in the country.
Health workers issue FG 21 days ultimatum to meet demands
Health workers in Nigeria have given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to meet their demands even as they threatened to embark on industrial action at its expiration on March 1, 2018.
FG summons maritime workers over planned strike
The Federal Government has summoned leadership of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) to a meeting tomorrow in Abuja to consider the union’s demands.The proposed meeting is not unconnected with attempts to avert the planned strike by the union.
Bishop, Ngige urge Nigerians to emulate Ekwueme’s virtues
The Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Alex Ibezim and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige have urged Nigerians to emulate the good virtues of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who has contributed much to the development of mankind.