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19 Jan
The Federal Government may have succeeded in breaking the ranks of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as it presented certificates of recognition to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA).
31 Dec
The expectations of a salary increase for civil and public servants have been dashed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.
29 Dec
The federal government would, from January 2023, begin monitoring the implementation of the national minimum wage across the country.
28 Dec
The Federal Government says it will soon make a pronouncement on salary increase for civil servants to meet up with the economic realities in the country occasioned by inflation. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made this known while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja The minister said already the Presidential…
28 Dec
The Federal Government has hinted it will soon make pronouncement on salary increase for civil and public servants to cushion high inflation in the country.
8 Dec
The decision of the Federal Government to pay pro-rated or ‘half salary’ in October to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), soon after they called off their eight-month strike, is embarrassing and certainly inappropriate for an embattled government...
30 Nov
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL) branch, has demanded the sack of Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu; his Labour and Productivity counterpart, Dr. Chris Ngige as well as Festus Keyamo for constituting a clog in progress.
9 Nov
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has commended Nigeria for ratifying two crucial conventions that deal with harassment and violence as well as health and safety. The two conventions are C187 (2006) Promotional Framework on Occupational Safety and Health and C 190 (2019) on Violence and Harassment. ILO’s director general, Gilbert Houngbo, applauded Nigeria on Tuesday,…
5 Nov
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be heading for another showdown with the Federal Government over half salaries paid its members for October 2022.
21 Oct
The Federal Government says it will no longer tolerate industrial strikes that do not follow due process “, particularly during the transition period of the current administration”.
19 Oct
The Federal Government has appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to rescind its opposition to the registration of two new academic unions in the Nigerian public university system. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made the call in a statement signed by Mr Olajide Oshundun, Head, Press and Public Relations, in the…
17 Oct
Ahead of the 2023 poll, the Anambra state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) says the Labour and Productivity Minister, Dr Chris Ngige is on his own over his refusal to endorse the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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